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Senior Citizens Advisory Commission hosts Senior Health Care Forum

As part of its Senior Needs Assessment, the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission (SCAC) is hosting a forum to dialogue with interested community members and providers serving seniors about emerging and future trends vital to community health and behavioral health care for the elderly. Please join us on Wednesday, September 24 from 10:00am-Noon at the Z.J. Loussac Library, Wilda Marston Auditorium, 3600 Denali St.  A panel of medical providers will be given five minutes to offer an overview presentation of how their organization serves seniors/elders, followed by a moderated discussion. The Commission will focus on Senior Housing at its October 22, 2014 meeting. For further information contact Marie Lavigne, Senior Services Coordinator, at 343-4763 or lavignemj@muni.org.

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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