Jessica Machler

Jessica Machler joined USAging in January 2023 as the Senior Program Manager, Rural Health and Social Engagement. In this position, she oversees the implementation of USAging’s initiative on rural health and social engagement by working to increase the awareness of information and resources on nutrition, physical activity, social engagement, community support, health screening and vaccinations in nine rural communities across three states.

Jessica also supports USAging’s Aging and Disability Vaccine Collaborative and its work to enable organizations across the aging and disability networks to perform an array of COVID-19 and influenza vaccination promotion activities.

Prior to joining USAging, Jessica most recently served as the Project Manager for the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging from 2019 to 2022. Since 2015, she has served various roles on the state and local levels to assist with building and scaling networks of aging and disability organizations.

Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.

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