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Baltimore Field Hearing

The Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Facility Needs for Seniors in the 21st Century held its fifth field hearing at the Erickson Retirement Community's Charlestown Campus in Catonsville, Maryland. The campus is a privately developed mixed income community with health and other services on site. This is the Commission's final formal field hearing before it delivers its report to Congress on June 30, 2002. Congressman Elijah Cummings delivered a forceful and poignant keynote address.  Photos of Baltimore Hearings

Opening Session:

Nancy Hooks, Commission Co-Chair
Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD)

Morning Panel

Patrick Brady, Executive Director, Citizens for Long Term Care
Earl Armiger, Vice Chair, Senior Housing Council, National Association of Homebuilders
Sue Harris-Green, Deputy Administrator for Multifamily Housing, Direct Loans, Rural Housing Service
Phil Carroll, President, National Affordable Housing Management Association
Dr. David Schwartz, President and CEO, Elder Care Companies
Jeff Kincheloe, Deputy Director for Government Affairs, National Association for Homecare

Afternoon Panel

Dr. Gary Applebaum, Managing Director and Chief Medical Officer, Erickson Retirement Communities
Dan Rexford, Managing Director for Marketing, Erickson Retirement Communities


Gene S. Foster, Oak Crest Village
Norma Wigfield, Riderwood Village
Doris Dake, Greenspring Village

View Photos from the Baltimore Hearing

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