Nora Super – http://n4a.org
Nora Super is Chief of Programs and Services for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), which she joined in February 2016. n4a serves as the membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging that develop, coordinate and deliver aging services in every community in the United States. Nora leads n4a’s training, technical assistance research, and development efforts. She also oversees n4a’s grant and corporate-funded programs, which include the Dementia Friendly America Initiative, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, the Aging Volunteer Resource Center, and the Eldercare Locator (a national call center and website that connects older adults, caregivers, and people with disabilities to local aging agencies that provide information and resources to help older adults live in their homes and communities). Nora also serves as the project director for the National Aging and Disability Business Institute – a national initiative designed to provide community-based organizations 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.
Nora serves on several advisory boards, including the Board of the Directors of the Long-Term Quality Alliance, AgingWell Hub Collaborators, Centers for Disease Control and Alzheimer’s Association Healthy Brain Initiative Leadership Committee, the National Council on Aging Benefits Access Advisory Committee, the National Institutes of Health National Research Summit on Care, Services and Support Planning Committee, and the YMCA National Community Integrated Health Collaboration.
From 2014-2015, Nora served as the Executive Director of the White House Conference on Aging, where she was responsible for directing a nationwide effort to identify and advance actions to improve the quality of life of older Americans. In 2015, she was recognized for her leadership as one of the top 50 Influencers in Aging by PBS’s Next Avenue, the premier digital publication dedicated to covering issues for older Americans. She also was the 2015 Honoree by the Medicare Rights Center for Outstanding Service to Medicare Beneficiaries.