Name of Engagement
Valley Program for Aging Services
Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS)
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
VPAS's mission is to empower those 60 years and older with the resources and opportunities they need to lead engaged lives. Their vision is to be the premier organization in the Central Shenandoah Valley for supporting successful aging in place. VPAS serves adults 60 years and older, and their families, in the Counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge and Rockingham, and the Cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton and Waynesboro.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
JMU Only, Hburg/Local/VA
This is an existing program in the Shenandoah Valley that collaborates with JMU's Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS).
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Primary Focus of Program
Health and Healthcare
Benefits for Faculty, Students, Community, and Institution
JMU students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in this field. The university benefits from this community partnership.
Areas of Engagement
Community Engagement, Engaged Learning