Commission on Aging to highlight outreach to older residents at meeting on Sept. 21

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the challenges of connecting older adults to resources, information and each other. These connection challenges existed before the pandemic and will continue into the future. Learn how volunteer coordinators are creatively conducting outreach with older residents, families, friends, faith communities, and neighbors at the next meeting of the Commission on Aging, set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Meeting guests include:

  • Jon Seibert, Blanchet HouseĀ 
  • Ulises Alvarez Olvera and Cendy Cruz, Meals on Wheels People

Meetings are currently held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options. Attend in the sixth-floor Hearing Room of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver, or join by phone or online. For more information on attending the meeting virtually, visitĀ  clark.wa.gov/community-planning/commission-aging-meetings.

The Commission on Aging, supported by the Clark County Council, is a nine-member volunteer group that implements the Aging Readiness Plan and provides leadership addressing needs of aging community members. For more about the commission, please visit clark.wa.gov/aging.

Commission meetings are carried on CVTV Channel 23/323 and online at cvtv.org.