Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, MS, FAAN of San Francisco Cal. AARP President-Elect. Ms. Hansen spent nearly 25 years as executive director of On Lok, Inc., a nonprofit family of organizations providing integrated and comprehensive primary and long-term car community-based services in San Francisco. On Lok is the prototype for PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) which was signed into federal legislation in 1997. She teaches nursing at San Francisco State University.
…We find that many people who are aging today are aging in a much healthier way than ever before. So the opportunity to be a full part of society rather than withdrawing from society, as we’ve oftentimes thought about as we get older, having the opportunity to both work, contribute, be a part of an inter-generational community, there is so much more available now. …
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