Senior Voice -

 
 

Older Person's Action Group

 


Established in 1968, OPAG is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving services, developing programs, educating, promoting and implementing changes to help Alaska seniors live healthy, productive lives.

Current programs:

- publish the monthly Senior Voice newspaper

- publish and distribute the Directory for Older Alaskans senior resource directory

- provide information and referral services for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Health Care Act and other senior issues

- organize monthly Interagency Breakfast networking event for Anchorage-area senior care providers

- quarterly statewide education and information forums

- Senior Information Line: (907) 276-1059 and toll-free 1-800-478-1059

- Practicum programs for UAA and Alaska Career College students

Membership is by way of an annual subscription to Senior Voice: $20 in state and $25 out of state.

OPAG mission statement:

To work statewide to improve the quality of life for all Alaskans through education, advocacy and collaboration.

OPAG vision statement:

Promote choice and well-being for seniors through legacy and leadership.

OPAG primary support staff:

Executive Director: Gary Wells

Media Manager: David Washburn

Administrative Assistant: Maggie Zabinko

2014-2015 OPAG Board Members:

Officers:

President: Leonard T. Kelley

Vice President: Ira Rosnel

Treasurer: Sharon White-Wheeler

Secretary: Rita Hatch

Members:

Edgar Blatchford

Robert Bracco

Ella Craig

Mike Dryden

Ken Farrow

Nancy J. Furlow

Angela Lewis

Pam Yeargan

 
 
 
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