Commission to hear about food, aging, and health

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The Commission on Aging will hear about the importance food plays in chronic illness, mental and physical health. The meeting will include guest experts and a discussion about what our community can do to better meet the nutritional needs of our older community members, both during a global pandemic and in less stressful times.

The discussion will take place during the Commission on Aging’s monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21. Meetings are currently in an online format.

Meeting guests include:

  • Dr. Neal Barnard, President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • Suzanne Washington, CEO, Meals on Wheels People

For information on how to join and participate in a commission online meeting, please visit

The Commission on Aging, supported by the Clark County Council, is a nine-member volunteer group that implements the Aging Readiness Plan and provides leadership addressing needs of aging community members. For more about the commission, please visit

Commission meetings are carried on CVTV Channel 23/323 and online at To see replay times, go to

Jacqui Kamp, Community Planning
Jenna Kay, Community Planning