October "One for the Ages" Lunchtime Presentation


Join us as we celebrate our centennial anniversary! For 100 years, we have been providing research, education, and service to make a positive difference for the aging population, and we are celebrating this milestone all year long! Throughout the year, we will host virtual presentations covering various topics.

On Friday, October 14 at 12 PM ET, join us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on “Finding Pathways Forward: The Evolution of a Career…and of the Aging Network,” presented by alumna Marisa Scala-Foley.

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Finding Pathways Forward: The Evolution of a Career…and of the Aging Network

How can a Gerontology degree serve you in policy and practice in Washington, DC (and elsewhere)? Come to this lunch and learn session to hear from Marisa Scala-Foley, a 1995 MGS graduate whose career began at Scripps and has ended up in the federal government and association leadership. Learn about how her work has led her back to work with Scripps and how that work is transforming the Aging Network. 



Marisa Scala-Foley - MGS (Miami University)

Marisa Scala-Foley serves as the Director of the Aging and Disability Business Institute at USAging, which provides community-based organizations (CBOs) with the tools and resources to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance their organizational capacity and capitalize on emerging opportunities to diversify funding. Marisa has worked her entire career in the field of aging on issues related to health care and long-term services and supports. She holds a Masters in Gerontological Studies from Miami University (‘95), and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Gerontology from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.