Emily Daidone, Age Wave Community Advocate Scholar, is utilizing her gerontological expertise to develop evaluations, criteria and reports on the topic of social isolation by identifying locations that government/advocates identify as places that would benefit from analysis. Emily's work will also emphasize transportation and advocacy opportunities.
Annie Rhodes, Age Wave City Council Scholar, is working with Richmond City Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille on budget planning related to aging in place and medical/wellness issues for seniors, as well as thought leadership on policy and practices.
Raleigh Priddy, Age Wave Community Planning Scholar, is collaborating with Homeward and Age Wave in developing a regional taskforce to connect homeless service systems with the aging services network. The project will identify senior housing resources, pathways, and prevention strategies to synthesize solutions for older adults experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.