2015 Practitioner of the Year

Joseph Rossi
Executive Director
Area Agency on Aging XI, Youngstown, Ohio

Joe has worked in the aging network for over 20 years and is a graduate of Youngstown State University and The Ohio State University.  He currently is the chair of the Youngstown State University Gerontology Community Advisory Committee. His talents include the ability to deal with an area that encompasses urban, rural, and suburban older adults and Appalachia. Joe is very supportive of aging education. His willingness to collaborate with gerontology graduates, student interns, and faculty increase understanding of the barriers and opportunities working with the AAA network.




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