Human Services Division

The Senior Citizens Advisory Commission Meeting is scheduled for Wed., July 24, 2019 from 10am-noon at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center.


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 2019 Meeting Schedule).

To find out more about the programs and activities of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission, contact Judy Atkins at 907-343-6590 or


Kevin Turkington, Chair

Theresa Brisky, Vice Chair

Gayle Schuh

Dawnia Clements

AnnaBell Stevens

Hattie L. Gardner

Jim Bailey

Dr. Emily McMahan