Senior Voice Staff 

Commission on Aging quarterly meeting, May 9


May 1, 2017

The Alaska Commission on Aging will conduct a quarterly meeting May 9 by way of videoconference and teleconference sites located around the state. Public participation is encouraged.

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 Riverview Senior Living Community in Juneau, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Juneau Independent Senior Housing Project, AgeNet and AARP, Long Term Care Ombudsman, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Senior Housing Program, among others.

May is Older Americans Month and the commission will hear reports on the celebrations held in Anchorage and Fairbanks.

The videoconference sites locations are:

• Anchorage, Division of Senior and Disabilities Services, 550 W. 8th Ave., Room 143

• Juneau, Alaska Office Building, 333 Willoughby, Room 416

•, Division of Senior and Disabilities Services, 751 Old Richardson Hwy., Suite 100A

Group teleconference sites will be available at:

• Fairbanks Senior Center, 1424 Moore St.

• Ketchikan Pioneer Home, 141 Bryant Street

• Kodiak Senior Center, 302 Erskine Ave.

• Soldotna Senior Center, 197 West Park Ave.

• Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 E. 19th Ave.

• Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 South Chugach, Palmer

People living outside of these communities can call-in using the toll-free number 1-800-315-6338, pass code 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.


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