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Alaska Commission on Aging Quarterly Meeting in Anchorage - Wed. Dec. 10 - 8:45am-2:30pm/Thurs. Dec. 11 - 1:00-4:30pm

Held at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 East 19th Ave. with Agenda items such as Senior and Disabilities Services Report, Anchorage Senior Citizens Advisory Commission Report, University of Alaska Geriatrics/Gerontology Work Group Report and more. For more information see the attached Agendas and flyer.

ACOA Quarterly Meeting Flyer

ACOA Quarterly Meeting Agendas

Elder & Senior Listening Forum - Thursday, Dec. 11 - 8:30am-Noon

What will it take to live well to be 100+ in Anchorage? Do we have in place what you need to remain active and independent in your home as you ‘age in place’? Join in this most important conversation at the upcoming Elder and Senior Listening Session. Held at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 East 19th Ave. We invite you to a facilitated Anchorage Listening Session, co-sponsored by the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission and the Alaska Commission on Aging. Topics such as long-term support services, financial security, senior housing and more will be discussed. For additional information please see the flyer attached.

Elder & Senior Listening Forum Flyer

Senior Citizens Advisory Commission (SCAC)

The purpose of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission is to:

  • Advise the Mayor, the Assembly and appropriate Department Heads with respect to aspects of aging which bear upon the welfare of senior citizens;
  • Conduct surveys and compile and disseminate for the benefit of senior citizens information on housing, health, nutrition, transportation, education, recreation, legal services and social/mental health services;
  • Carry out educational and public relations programs designed to create public awareness of the needs of senior citizens and the community services which senior citizens can provide;
  • Assist and provide programs that alert elderly persons of the resources and services available to them.

MEETING: The Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 East 19th Ave., Anchorage AK 99501 (see 2014 Scheduled Meetings).

To find out more about the programs and activities of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission, contact Marie Lavigne at (907) 343-4763 or lavignemj@muni.org

Commissioners:

Joan Fisher, Chair

Dawnia Clements, Co-Chair

Theresa Brisky

Ella Craig

Carol Jackson

Stuart (Cam) Rader

AnnaBell Stevens

Mary Sullivan

Kevin Turkington

 

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