Legislative teleconferences: Updates on senior bills

Keep track of senior-related bills, budget decisions and other issues by attending or 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, state budget and funding, senior assistance, retirement, Pioneer Homes and more.

Teleconferences are scheduled 9:30 to 11 a.m. every other Thursday and weekly during the last month of session. The remaining 2019 meeting dates are Feb. 6, Feb. 20, March 5, March 19 and April 2, 9 and 23.

Draft agendas and a legislative watch list will be available to print the day before each meeting. Draft agendas and a list of bills to be discussed will be available to print from the commission website prior to each meeting. Check for updates at http://www.alaskaaging.org.

The website will also have a list of teleconference host sites in your community and around the state.

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.

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