Manager earns workshop invitation

May 4, 2008


Jocelyn Lyons, management team leader for Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, is one of 30 leaders of area agencies on aging nationwide selected to participate in an all-expense paid workshop to be conducted this month at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

The workshop, to be conducted May 15-17, is sponsored by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging in partnership with the Scripps Gerontology Center. The event will focus on topics that include Choices for Independence, Strategy and the Role of the Aging Network in Long-Term Care.

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging works with providers in Douglas, Shawnee and Jefferson counties with the goal of enabling seniors to remain in their homes and avoid premature placement in nursing facilities.


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