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File #: 21-0692    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/16/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending that the Board, acting as the Governing Board of the El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging: 1) Approve the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Area Plan Update to the 2020-2024 El Dorado County Area Plan for Senior Services; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Transmittal Letter for submission of said Area Plan Update to the California Department of Aging. FUNDING: 21% Federal Funding, 31% County General Fund, and 48% Donations.
Attachments: 1. A - 2021-2022 Area Plan Update, 05-18-2021, 2. Executed Area Plan Update
Related files: 12-0544, 18-0507, 19-0703, 20-0946
Title
Health and Human Services Agency recommending that the Board, acting as the Governing Board of the El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging:
1) Approve the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Area Plan Update to the 2020-2024 El Dorado County Area Plan for Senior Services; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Transmittal Letter for submission of said Area Plan Update to the California Department of Aging.

FUNDING: 21% Federal Funding, 31% County General Fund, and 48% Donations.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State. These services are provided locally by contracted agencies known as Area Agencies on Aging (AAA). The El Dorado County AAA is one of 33 in California: 19 agencies are part of a county structure, eight are created by joint power agreements when there is more than one county within a single service area, and the remaining six are non-profit agencies. Regardless of the structure, Area Agencies on Aging are required to submit an ‘Area Plan’ every four years that reflects future activities of the AAA to best serve the needs identified by older adults, adults with disabilities, and caregivers in their designated Planning and Service Area (PSA). In El Dorado County, the Department of Health and Human Services, Community Services Division, is designated by the Board of Supervisors to cover our local Planning and Services Area, PSA 29. As Such, the Community Services Division is in charge of planning, coordinating, administering, and monitoring AAA programs and services locally that are funded through the Older Americans Act.

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2024 Area Plan was presented and approved at the Board of Supervisors meeting on August 4, 2020 (File ID 20-0946, Item 20). As a component of the ongoing maintenance of the approved Area Plan, the County is required to s...

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