Bob Blancato is president of Matz Blancato and Associates, the national coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition and executive director of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs. He is a 2016 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging. Meredith Ponder Whitmire is the senior associate at Matz Blancato and Associates, federal policy and advocacy manager for the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs and the federal policy and national media coordinator for the Elder Justice Coalition.
Work & Purpose
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Money & Policy
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A series on America's first generation aging with HIV/AIDS