Local Business Owner Appointed to Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging

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West Hartford resident Kathryn Freda was appointed to the Commission on Aging for a new two-year term by Senate Majority leader Martin Looney. The appointment is Freda’s third, non-consecutive term on the commission. Source: Sage Solutions, LLC

Kathryn Freda
Kathy’s experience working directly with older adults offers a unique perspective for the Commission.

West Hartford resident Kathryn Freda was appointed to the Commission on Aging for a new two-year term by Senate Majority leader Martin Looney. The appointment is Freda’s third, non-consecutive term on the commission. Freda is the owner of Sage Solutions, LLC, a company dedicated to providing older adults, families, and caregivers with enrichment strategies for a higher quality of life.

“We’re so pleased that Kathy is on board to help guide policymakers through the many complex issues affecting Connecticut’s older adults and baby boomers – over a million strong. Undoubtedly, she will be our standard-bearer on person-centered approaches to policy, programmatic improvements and efficiencies.” said Julia Evans Starr, Executive Director of the Commission on Aging.

The Commission on Aging is a non-partisan research and public policy agency whose mission is to serve as an objective, credible source of information on issues affecting Connecticut’s older adults, to prepare the state for the needs of its soaring older adult population and to provide accountability within state government. “Kathy’s experience working directly with older adults offers a unique perspective for the Commission.” said Evans Starr. The Commission consists of 21 volunteer "voting" members from throughout the state. “I am both thrilled and honored to be appointed to the Commission on Aging. Because I work one on one with Connecticut's older adults and their families each and every day, I possess the knowledge and insight to represent the needs of this expanding population.” Freda said.

Sage Solutions LLC provides consultative wellness services to aging adults with individual, customized planning designed to improve their quality of life. Kathryn Freda is a gerontologist and elder care consultant with over 15 years of experience helping older adults and their families optimize the services and options available to them.

For more information about Sage Solutions, LLC, visit http://www.sagesolutions.com, or call 888-206-1950.

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