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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