Thank you to all those who participated in our Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network meeting on July 13, 2022. We had great turnout with a packed agenda focused on the domain of health.
The presentations covered the following topics:
Regional Hospitals' Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Pathways Community HUB
MVRPC's PLAN4Health - Health Environment Assessment
Please visit our website to review the meeting materials including a video recording of the full meeting. We encourage you to forward this email to your colleagues and those in your network who would benefit from learning more about the health domain and the Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network.
Please mark your calendars to attend our next quarterly
Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network meeting which will be held on
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Zoom.
Congratulations to Leigh Sempeles who was recently selected to serve as the next Senior Fellow for the Del Mar Encore Initiative at The Dayton Foundation. Leigh led the launch of the Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network and the first round of grant funding from the Del Mar Healthcare Fund at The Dayton Foundation in her role as an Encore Fellow here at MVRPC. She is an ideal leader for the Del Mar Encore Initiative, and we are grateful to have had Leigh's expertise. MVRPC will remain a host organization for a Del Mar Encore Fellow and the recruitment for someone to continue Leigh's great work is now open. Please visit The Dayton Foundation website to learn more and to apply.
The Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network (MVAFN), an initiative of MVRPC's Institute for Livable and Equitable Communities, is a coalition of MVRPC member communities, partners and stakeholders who will work together to establish and implement age-friendly community strategies for the Region. The Institute Steering Committee provides leadership for all initiatives and programs within the Institute. Institute Steering Committee member Becky Benná serves as Chairperson for the Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network.