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File #: 15-0167    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 2/2/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/27/2017 Final action: 6/27/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Receive a presentation by the Commission on Aging; and 2) Receive and file the Commission on Aging 2016 Annual Report. (Est. time: 10 Min.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. 2A - 2016 Annual Report 6-27-17, 2. A - Commission on Aging 2014 Annual Report 3-24-15, 3. B - Letter to BOS for OAA 3-24-15
Related files: 22-1083
Title
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Receive a presentation by the Commission on Aging; and
2) Receive and file the Commission on Aging 2016 Annual Report. (Est. time: 10 Min.)

FUNDING: N/A
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board receive a presentation by the Commission on Aging (COA) that outlines the purpose of the COA and summarizes the COA’s 2016 accomplishments.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The COA is an advisory Committee to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and to the Area Agency on Aging. In accordance with Title III of the Older Americans Act, the COA focuses on the issues and the interests of seniors in El Dorado County. They also promote services to help seniors to remain in their homes and to prevent elder abuse.

The COA is comprised of five (5) members appointed from each Board District and one (1) member-at-large; one (1) member from each incorporated city in the county; and six (6) members appointed by the Commission. Meetings are held monthly, except during the months of July and December, at various locations throughout the County.

Annually, the COA reports to the Board regarding the activities and accomplishments of the COA over the prior year. Some highlights from 2016 include the development of a Planning Committee, an Education Committee, and an Outreach and Promotion Committee. The COA also received presentations on topics including, but not limited to, a discussion of California Public Utilities Commission programs and scams targeted at seniors, the role of an Ombudsman, fighting Medicare fraud, and activities available at the Adult Day Center. The COA also participated in Older Americans Day celebrations.

ALTERNATIVES
N/A

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
N/A

CAO RECOMMENDATION
It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
There is no financial impact associated with this Agenda item.

CLERK OF TH...

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