Commission on Aging Seeks New Member

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 12, 2018 / comments

[Yasmin Hichborn]

The Commission on Aging for El Dorado County is currently seeking a new member to fill one vacancy. 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 April 20, 2018.  For additional information and to obtain a membership application form, please contact Yasmin Hichborn by mail at El Dorado County, Area Agency on Aging, 937 Spring Street, Placerville, CA 95667.  She may also be reached by phone at (530) 642-4833 or email at yasmin.hichborn@edcgov.us

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.