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MEDIA ADVISORY: FHCA to Unveil Consumer Website, Poll Results on Concerns Over Ability to Care for Aging Parents

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FHCA to Unveil Consumer Website, Poll Results
on Concerns Over Ability to Care for Aging Parents

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Health Care Association leaders will host a news conference this Wednesday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Florida Press Center to unveil results of a statewide poll examining Floridians’ concerns about the care of aging parents. The survey results, released in conjunction with FHCA’s 60th anniversary, show that Florida adults with aging parents are deeply concerned about their ability to help loved ones face the increasing challenges of age-related decline.

Leaders of Florida’s long term care profession say the findings underscore the need for Florida’s next governor to ensure that a range of service options are in place to help the state’s large and growing aging population. To assist consumers as they consider the challenges of elder care, FHCA will also announce a new consumer-oriented website.

Details of the news conference are:

WHAT: News conference announcement of survey results, website, 60 Years of Caring report. Q&A to follow.

WHO: Joe Mitchell, President, Florida Health Care Association
Tom Groesbeck, Board member, Florida Health Care Association
Emmett Reed, Executive Director, Florida Health Care Association

WHERE: Florida Press Center
336 E College Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301

WHEN: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:30 a.m. EST

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Kristen Knapp
(850) 701-3530

Herbie Thiele  
(850) 222-1996

 

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