Paul Nathanson, A Founding Board Member of the Florida Health Justice Project, Receives ASA Hall of Fame Award
Justice in Aging is proud to announce that the American Society on Aging is honoring Paul Nathanson with its 2018 Hall of Fame Award. The award will be presented today at 4PM in the Continental Ballroom during the opening plenary of the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in San Francisco.
Paul is a two-time former Executive Director of Justice in Aging. He served from 1972-1980 as the organization’s first Executive Director and then returned to serve from 2008-2013 when Justice in Aging’s current Executive Director, Kevin Prindiville, assumed the role. Paul continues to work as special counsel where he contributes to Justice in Aging’s efforts to restore and improve the Supplemental Security Income Program (SSI).
The Hall of Fame Award is presented to an individual who has, through a lifetime of advocacy and leadership, enhanced the lives of elders through demonstrated leadership on the national level.
“Paul has been a wonderful mentor and colleague over the years. His work has been instrumental in several precedent-setting legal cases that have returned billions of dollars in benefits to low-income older adults who would otherwise have had no access to justice”, said Kevin Prindiville, Executive Director, Justice in Aging.”
"Paul Nathanson is an icon in the world of legal services and elder justice lawyers. We are fortunate that he is now living in Florida and continuing his advocacy leadership and support on behalf of low income seniors. as a founding board member of the Florida Health Justice Project",- Miriam Harmatz co-Exec Dir. FHJP
Please join us in congratulating Paul!