Area Office on Aging, WGTE
and partners seek solutions to end Senior Hunger
Solutions to Senior Hunger,
a collaborative effort of the Area Office on Aging, WGTE
Public Media and its community partners, launches on
Thursday, April 24, 2014 with a live Town Hall at 8:00 p.m. on
Area Office on Aging and WGTE in this year-long effort are
ProMedica; Buckeye Community Health Plan, The Andersons
Charitable Foundation, Mobile Meals of Greater Toledo, and
Simply EZ Meals.
Solutions to Senior Hunger
is comprised of a comprehensive public information campaign
through TV, radio, print and the web, three live Town Hall
television programs on WGTE TV; community events and a website
with resources for seniors and their families at
live, interactive Town Hall on April 24 will be moderated by
Area Office on Aging Board Member and veteran broadcast
journalist, Bill Harris. A panel of experts will define
the problem and causes of senior hunger and offer solutions. A
live studio audience and viewers watching at home and online
will be able to call or email questions for the panel.
12,000 older northwest Ohioans struggling to get enough food,
senior hunger and food insecurity are big problems in our
community," said Area Office on Aging President/CEO, Mrs.