OPAG elects board officers; releases new directory

Older Persons Action Group, Inc., held its annual membership meeting Nov. 15 in Anchorage. At the meeting, board members nominated and voted-in the following officers: Yvonne M. Chase, president; Pam Yeargan, vice president; Leonard T. Kelley, treasurer; Jan Carolyn Hardy, secretary. Other OPAG board members include Sharon White-Wheeler, Robert Bracco, Christian Montana, Anne Gonzalez and Susan LaBelle.

Directory release

Also in November, OPAG released the 2018-2020 edition of its Directory for Older Alaskans, a guide to senior services throughout the state. This spiral-bound book includes comprehensive listings of state agencies and programs, including contact telephone numbers and email addresses, sectioned by region: Southcentral, Interior/Northern, Southeast and Southwest. Within each region, listings are alphabetized by city, detailing organizations and services involved with assisted living, legal assistance, job programs, support services, meal programs, volunteer organizations, health care, Social Security, Medicare, housing, veterans groups and more.

For purchasing or other information, call OPAG at 276-1059 in Anchorage or toll-free statewide at 1-800-478-1059.