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Alaska State Long-Term Care Ombudsman In Discussion with Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging

June 16, 2021

As part of the Administration for Community Living’s commemoration of WEAAD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging Edwin Walker recently spoke with Alaska Long-Term Care Ombudsman Stephanie Wheeler and Alaska Adult Protective Services (APS) Program Manager Sandra Jenkins about the experiences of Alaska’s older adults during the pandemic, how each of their programs adapted to serve Alaskans, and what the two leaders have learned about reaching Alaskan Native and remote communities.

Watch the conversation.