Commission on Aging to hear creative communication, outreach strategies used by caregivers to help older residents

Area residents can learn how caregivers are creatively conducting outreach with older residents, families, friends, faith communities, and neighbors.

Area residents can learn how caregivers are creatively conducting outreach with older residents, families, friends, faith communities, and neighbors

VANCOUVER – 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 caregivers are creatively conducting outreach with older residents, families, friends, faith communities, and neighbors at the next meeting of the Commission on Aging, 4:30 p.m. Wed., Nov. 16.

Meeting guests include:

  • Beth Sanders, LifeBio
  • Claire Houlding, Three and Me

The Commission on Aging will also determine its key findings and recommendations from this year’s focus on Innovation through Connection and present its third annual Silver Citizen Award to Katlin Smith. The commission established the Silver Citizen Award program to recognize older adults who go above and beyond in service to the community.

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., or join by phone or computer through information provided at: https://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 www.clark.wa.gov/aging.

Commission meetings are carried on CVTV Channel 23/323 and online at www.cvtv.org. To see replay times, go to www.cvtv.org.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.


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