Meals on Wheels More Than a Meal Research Briefing

Meals on Wheels, AARP, and Brown School of Public Health

Tuesday Mar 10, 2015 09:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
Brickfield Center, AARP National Office
601 E Street NW
Suite 430 North
Washington, DC 20009
United States

Meals On Wheels Association of America and AARP Foundation will host a national briefing on March 10, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at AARP’s Brickfield Center to reveal the findings of groundbreaking research conducted byBrown University’s Center for Gerontology and Healthcare. This new research, being released in celebration of the 13th Annual March for Meals, examines the impact of meal delivery service models on the health and well-being of adults 60 years of age and older. 

At this briefing, you’ll have the opportunity to hear directly from the leadership of both national organizations, the principal investigator, and the executive director of a local Meals on Wheels program that served as a participant recruitment site and was instrumental in study.

The event is open to the public, however, space is limited and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you have any questions, please contact Erika Kelly ( or 571.339.1604).  

For more information on the Meals On Wheels Association of America’s community-by-community celebration this March, visit  


Featured Speakers:
Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, Meals On Wheels Association of America
Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President, AARP Foundation
Kali Thomas, PhD, Principal Investigator, Brown University 
Maggie Biscarr, Hunger Program Manager, AARP Foundation 
Lee Covington, Executive Director, Aging, Disability and Transit Services

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