Alaska Commission on Aging 

Legislative teleconferences keep you updated on bills


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, and available by toll-free call-in, 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 2016 meeting dates are February 11 and 25; March 10 and 24; April 7, 14 and 21.

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. Here is the list of host sites:

Anchorage Senior Activity Center

Anchorage Pioneer Home

Homer Senior Center

Juneau, Alaska Office Bldg., Room 118

Mabel T. Caverly Senior Center (Anchorage)

Nenana Tortella Council on Aging

Nikiski Senior Center

Fairbanks Senior Center

Palmer Senior Citizens, Inc.

Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc.

Seward Senior Center

Soldotna Area Senior Citizens

Sterling Area Senior Citizens, Inc.

Upper Tanana Development Corporation

Valdez Senior Center

Wrangell Senior Center

XYZ Senior Center (Nome)

Before each teleconference, the commission’s Web site at provides a list of the bills to be discussed.

Individuals who require special accommodations in order to participate should contact Lesley Thompson at (907) 465-4793 at least two days prior to the teleconferences.

Call 907-465-3250 for more information.


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