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Panel Discussion: Housing for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

The Healthcare Issues Team of the League of Women Voters of Bellingham & Whatcom County will host a panel on February 20th regarding the intersection of housing issues and health issues, focusing on the needs of older adults and persons with disabilities.

This is a virtual program via Zoom.  You must register in order to receive the Zoom link in your confirmation email.

Lara Welker, MPH, Consultant for Aging Well Whatcom Blueprint, will facilitate the discussion. Panelists include
  • Karen Burke, CEO YWCA
  • Amanda McDade, Executive Director, Northwest Regional Council
  • Brien Thane, Executive Director of Bellingham and Whatcom Housing Authority.

They will provide an overview of the housing needs of older adults and of persons with disabilities in Whatcom County and discuss the unique challenges for these two groups regarding obtaining appropriate housing. They will also report on the ways in which these problems are being addressed currently and future plans.

Bring your questions and ideas!

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  You will receive the Zoom link in your confirmation email.

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Monday, February 20, 2023, 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
Virtually via Zoom

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Cindy Madigan
Issue Team Meeting
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee