Diversity Learning Series: Advocating for the Aging Population
From Josh Gammon
Regan is the director for INCOG Area Agency on Aging (IAAA) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. IAAA administers Older Americans Act projects and services for Tulsa, Creek, and Osage counties. Over the course of her career at INCOG, she has provided planning support for multiple home and community-based services such as senior nutrition, transportation, health promotion, and caregiver services. She has also been responsible for the aging services strategic plan and manages programs such as the IAAA Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program and food desert interventions like the Tulsa C.A.N. Plan. Her professional involvement consists of currently serving on the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging board of directors, member of the Oklahoma Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and the Oklahoma Alliance on Aging. Regan has developed a strong sense of devotion in assisting older adults with access to transportation, nutrition, recreation and community involvement over her ten years at INCOG. She has a B.S. degree in Leisure Studies - Recreation Therapy and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration both from Oklahoma State University.