Aging Studies Professor to Participate in Mayor's Roundtable
Dr. Kathryn Hyer, PhD, MPP, professor, School of Aging Studies and director, Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging will participate as a panelist at a roundtable event, " Florida Senior Care Crisis " on April 5 from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM with Major Buckhorn. Dr. Hyer's topic will be "Trends in the Long Term Care industry that are impacting care delivery with a focus on staffing. Five additional panelists will speak on topics relevant to their respective experiences. Represented will be: a consumer of services, a homecare worker, a nursing home LPN, the Senior Connection Center and Hillsborough Aging Service. The purpose of this event is to bring caregivers, seniors, consumers, industry experts, advocates and elected officials together to better understand the issues in our long term care system and the impact of the issues on key stakeholders. The goal is to continue to shine a light on the need for reform in this industry.