Commission on Aging Seeks New Member

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

The El Dorado County Commission on Aging is an advisory committee to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging.  Six of the fourteen members are appointed by the Commission on Aging and are community representatives. The Commission on Aging is now actively recruiting to fill one community representative vacancy. The Commission focuses its efforts on such issues as: 

  1. The development of the Area Plan on Aging
  2. Providing outreach and support for the Area Agency on Aging and County programs for seniors
  3. Promotion of services that enable seniors to remain in their homes for as long as possible
  4. Providing liaison and support to senior organizations in the community
  5. Presenting and supporting educational programs and events for seniors  

The Commission strives to attain a balanced geographic representation. Applicants are being sought from all areas of the County.  Preference will be given to those applicants who are 60 years and older. 

The deadline for submitting an application is February 24, 2017.  For additional information, and/or to obtain a membership application, please contact:

Janice Haney
El Dorado County
Area Agency on Aging
3057 A Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 642-7276
email: Janice.haney@edcgov.us