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Alaska Commission on Aging Legislative Teleconferences

April 10: This story has been updated to reflect a change in the teleconference schedule. April 12 has been cancelled, and an additional Thursday added for April 26.

Keep track of senior-related bills, budget decisions and other issues by listening in to 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, including Medicaid, Senior Benefits program, state budget and funding, senior assistance, retirement, Pioneer Homes and more.

Teleconferences are scheduled 9:30 to 11 a.m. every Thursday during the last month of session. The remaining 2018 meeting dates are April and 19 and 26.

For locations of teleconference host sites in your community and around the state, visit The site also offers a list of bills to be discussed prior to each meeting.

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.