Scott L. Parkin is based in the Washington, DC office and provides communications counsel, oversight of the Web site and electronic communications as well as media and public relations support to the entire organization. Prior to joining NSCLC, he was Vice President of Communications for the National Council on Aging for seven years where his team garnered multiple awards in policy-related campaigns as well as in both electronic and print communications. For 12 years before that, he served as Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. A former journalist, he has also written extensively for long-term care publications and authored the very first “Consumers Guide to Long Term Care Insurance.” A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he did graduate work in public relations at American University.
In The News
NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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