Advisory Council Committees

Advisory Council Committees

  

Administration/Fiscal/Legislative

  • Oversight of all Agency functions related to agency management, fiscal affairs, and legislative issues and advocacy.
  • Areas of concentration are personnel, administrative policy, annual bylaws review and revision,  fiscal budget, contract management, researching legislative issues, advocacy, and inter-relations with the PA Department of Aging and the Department of Human Services.

 

Services in the Community

  • Oversight of all services provided to adults 18 to 59 years of age, the disabled community, and older adults who utilize Agency programs and services to maintain their independence.

  • Familiarity with the various programs and services available through the Office of Aging and Adult Services.

  • Program areas of concentration would be attendant care, protective services, adult day care, homemaker/home support, general care management, and neighborhood senior centers.

  • Includes review and discussion of long-term care issues to include services to adults 18 to 59 years of age and older adults who require placement or are residing in the community with supportive assistance from family or friends.

  • Long-term care issues include assessment and care management, Family Caregiver Support Program, and the Enhanced Nursing Home Transition Program.

Resource Development and Strategic Planning

  • Assist with Aging and Adult Services 4-year planning process and the annual updates required by the PA Department of Aging;

  • Promote volunteer opportunities within the Agency and assist with recruitment of volunteers within the APPRISE and Volunteer Ombudsman programs, and the Advisory Council;

  • Develop connections, resources and networking to support aging in place;

  • Research, develop and oversee a 501(c)(3) support plan; and


  • Partner with staff from the Office of Aging and Adult Services to develop and present programs and resources for older adults.