Commission on Aging Seeking New Members

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 26, 2020 / comments

[Yasmin Hichborn]

(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Commission on Aging currently has three vacancies and is accepting applications from interested residents of the county. The Commission strives to attain a balanced geographic representation and applicants are being sought from all areas of the county, including South Lake Tahoe. Preference will be given to individuals aged 60 years and older.

The deadline to submit a member application is March 15, 2020. For additional information and to obtain a membership application form, please contact Yasmin Hichborn at (530) 642-4833 or via email at

Commissioners play a very important advisory role in the provision of services to El Dorado County seniors. The Commission acts in an advisory capacity to both the Area Agency on Aging and the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on matters concerning senior residents of the county. The Commission focuses its efforts on such issues as development of community centers in strategic areas of the county to ensure accessible services to all senior residents, promotion of services that enable seniors to remain in their homes for as long as possible and identification and prevention of elder abuse.

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