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Rennie Cohen

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Rennie Cohen has been a member of the coming of Age Steering Committee since its inception. She is a consultant with Aging Positively where she is spearheading civic engagement initiatives that help non-profit agencies develop a better understanding of how to attract people 50+ to share their talents and skills with them, She has accomplished this by facilitating workshops, convening meetings, and by coaching administrators and volunteer coordinators. Rennie has also worked for the National Council on Aging (NCOA) as a Regional Manager for the start up of the My Medicare Matters program in 2006 and served as the liaison between NCOA and the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) in the establishment of their new relationship in 2007.

She is an officer of the Creative Arts and Aging and serves on the Board of the National Center for Creative Aging, the National Council on Aging's (NCOA) Senior Center Advisory Board and the Neighborhood Interfaith Movement in Philadelphia.

In addition, over the past 34 years, Rennie has worked on older adult community based service issues on local, state and national levels. She is a former Vice-President of the National Council on Aging's National Institute of Senior Centers, founding President of the Pennsylvania Association of Senior Centers (PASC), and former President of the Philadelphia Association of Senior Center Administrators.

Rennie received the 1996 PASC Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Senior Centers and was the recipient of the National Institute of Senior Centers 1997 Founder's Award.