Senior Voice Staff 

Alaska Commission on Aging to meet Dec. 9


The Alaska Commission on Aging will hold its quarterly meeting Dec. 9 in Juneau, with the meeting videoconferenced at sites around the state.

Public attendance is encouraged.

Commissioners will hear presentations from and about senior service programs and agencies, including the Division of Senior and Disabilities Services; Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; the Pioneers’ Home Advisory Board; Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education; the Long Term Care Ombudsman and Adult Protective Services; UAA Geriatrics and the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Senior Housing Program.

Videoconferencing will take places at these sites:

Anchorage Senior & Disabilities Services, 550 West 8th Ave. Room 323

Juneau Senior and Disabilities Services, 240 Main Street, 6th Floor Conference Room (Contact: Sherice Cole, 907-465-3250);

Fairbanks Office of Children Services, 751 Old Richardson Highway, Suite 100

Palmer Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 South Chugach Street

Group teleconference sites are also available at:

Ketchikan Pioneer Home, 141 Bryant Street

Kodiak Senior Citizens of Kodiak Center, 302 Erskine Ave.

Soldotna Senior Center, 197 West Park Ave.

People living outside of these communities can participate via toll-free teleconferencing by dialing 1-800-315-6338 and using code 53250#.

The Alaska Commission on Aging advocates for state policy, public and private partnerships, state/federal projects and citizen involvement on senior issues.

To download the agenda, visit and click on the “commission meetings” link at right hand side of the page. Or call the commission office in Juneau, (907) 465-3250. Individuals who require special accommodations in order to participate should contact Lesley Thompson at (907) 465-4793.


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