Alaska Commission on Aging meets in Palmer, May 5

The Alaska Commission on Aging will conduct its quarterly meeting May 5 in Palmer at Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach Street.

The commission advocates for state policy, public and private partnerships, state/federal projects and citizen involvement on senior issues. Commissioners will hear presentations from and about senior service programs and agencies, including the Alaska Senior Hunger Awareness Campaign; Mat-Su Council on Aging; Division of Senior and Disabilities Services; Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; Long Term Care Ombudsman; UAA Geriatrics; and the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Senior Housing Program, among others.

The meeting will be teleconferences at these sites: Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 E. 19th Ave .; Fairbanks Senior Center, 1424 Moore Street; Ketchikan Pioneer Home, 141 Bryant Street; Kodiak Senior Center, 302 Erskine Ave .; Soldotna Senior Center, 197 West Park Ave.l Juneau, Alaska Commission on Aging office, 240 Main Street, Suite 100

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

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.