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Alaska Commission on Aging 

Upcoming Alaska Commission on Aging meetings

 


The Alaska Commission on Aging (ACoA) will hold several meetings in December, including its quarterly meeting December 7, 2016, via videoconference and teleconference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The videoconference sites for the quarterly meeting are:

• Anchorage Senior & Disabilities Services, 550 West 8th Ave., Room 201 (Contact: Allison Morrow, 269-3666)

• Juneau Senior and Disabilities Services, 240 Main Street, 6th Floor Conference Room (Contact: Lesley Thompson, 465-4793)

• Palmer Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 South Chugach Street (Contact: Rachel Greenberg, 745-5454)

Group teleconference sites are also available at:

• Ketchikan Pioneer Home, 141 Bryant Street (Contact: Toni Thomas, 225-4111)

• Kodiak Senior Citizens of Kodiak Center, 302 Erskine Ave. (Contact Pat Branson, 486-6181)

• Soldotna Senior Center, 197 West Park Ave. (Contact Jan Fena, 262-2322)

For people living outside of these communities, please call in using the toll-free number, 1-800-315-6338, pass code 53250#.

Public comment will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Please call 1-800-315-6338, enter code 53250# or provide comment at one of the sites.

Persons who require special accommodations in order to participate should contact Lesley Thompson, (907-465-4793) by December 5.

Topics to be covered include:

• Person-Centered Care Services

• Transportation Services Plans

• APIA presentation

• Senior housing

• Senior and Disabilities Services Update

• Long Term Care Ombudsman Report

State Plan for Services, Alzheimer’s Roadmap

Other meetings the commission will conduct include:

State Plan for Senior Services FY2016-2019 Implementation Partnership Meeting, Tuesday, December 6, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Alaska Commission on Aging is the lead agency for this project.

The number to call is 1-800-315-6338, passcode 53250#.

Agenda: Review accomplishments during the FY16 fiscal year to senior services and review/plan for the FY17 fiscal year.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Lesley Thompson at 907-465-4793.

Alaska Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Roadmap Steering Committee, Friday, December 9 from 9 a.m. to noon, by videoconference and teleconference.

The Steering Committee will review FY16 accomplishments and review/plan for the FY17 fiscal year.

The Alaska Commission on Aging is the lead agency for this project.

The number to call is 1-800-315-6338, passcode 53250#.

If you have any questions, please call Lesley Thompson at 907-465-4793.

All meetings are open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

 
 

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