The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
Vice President for Integrated Policy and Program Solutions Mental Health Association of New York City
Director and Co-Founder Geriatric Mental Health Alliance of New York
Kimberly A. Williams, LMSW is the Director and Co-Founder of the Geriatric Mental Health Alliance of New York, a 3,000 member advocacy and education organization that was established in 2004. She is also Vice President for Integrated Policy and Program Solutions at the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC). In this role she oversees MHA-NYC’s efforts to advocate for better behavioral health policies, to provide educational opportunities for providers and members of the public, and to strategically maximize MHA-NYC’s direct service programs in the changing health care environment.
Ms. Williams serves on a number of advisory and planning committees including the New York State Interagency Geriatric Mental Health and Chemical Dependence Planning Council, the Mental Health News Education Board, and the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging, which she currently chairs.