Guest speakers to discuss relationship between food, aging


The Clark County Commission on Aging will host a discussion about ways to use food as medicine for chronic illnesses, as well as mental and physical health.

Dr. Neal Barnard, the president of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Suzanne Washington, CEO of Meals on Wheels People, will speak about community action that can better meet the needs of senior citizens, both during a pandemic and “in less stressful times,” according to a news release.

Those interested can join the discussion at 4:30 p.m. on July 21 via WebEx.

To learn more about attending the meeting, visit

sion-aging-meetings. Commission meetings can also be viewed online at

The Commission on Aging is operated by volunteers and the Clark County Council. The commission executes the Aging Readiness Plan, which aims to increase the county’s capacity to serve older residents, stated the release.

The Commission on Aging holds monthly meetings to address topics important to the county’s older population.


No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here