Teleconferences keep you up-to-date on the legislature

Keep track of senior-related bills, budget decisions and other issues by attending the Alaska Commission on Aging Legislative Teleconferences. Hosted by local agencies statewide, the teleconferences provide a convenient forum for seniors and advocates across Alaska to share information about issues and specific bills of concern.

Teleconferences are scheduled 9:30 to 11 a.m. every other Thursday and weekly during the last month of session. The remaining 2014 meeting dates are March 12 and 26; April 9, 16 and 23.

To participate, visit a host site, which offers a reasonably quiet location with a speaker or teleconference phone system, is ADA compliant and able to provide copies of the meeting agenda and other materials.

A list of host sites is on the ACoA website at

Before each teleconference, the commission’s also posts to its site a list of the bills to be discussed.

Call 907-465-3250 for more information.