NORC, NNORC, and NORR: A Comparative View

Learn about the similarities and differences in developing supportive service programs in three very different NORC environments—urban, suburban, and rural. Originally presented at the annual National Council on Aging/American Society on Aging conference, held March 16, 2009, in Las Vegas, “NORC, NNORC, and NORR: A Comparative View” is available here.

Recommended: Experience the Power Point presentation and audio simultaneously.  To listen to the audio file, click the play button.  Return to this web page to click on the Power Point presentations for each speaker, which will open the slide show in a new window. (Remember to turn your speakers on.)


Fredda Vladeck, LMSW, Director, Aging in Place Initiative, United Hospital Fund

Vladeck Comparative Presentation (Power Point, 4.5MB)

Philip B. Stafford, PhD, Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability & Community

Stafford Comparative Presentation (Power Point, 1.6MB)

Dace Kramer, Director of Wellness and Aging Services and Program Director of Aging Well, Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association

Kramer Comparative presentation (Power Point, 4.0MB)

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To learn more, visit the Aging Indiana and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association websites.  

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