Senior Services – About the Committee

///Senior Services – About the Committee

Senior Services – About the Committee

 

The EC Senior Services Committee is comprised of senior service providers and stakeholders who work to engage senior constituents within the Second District through empowerment and education. The committee provides a platform to ensure seniors are engaged in discussions to share ideas and interests that impact their quality of life, as well as to keep senior participants socially connected to peers.

Goals

  1. To provide seniors information and education on issues that directly impact their lives.
  2. To allow seniors to voice their concerns and find solutions.
  3. To allow seniors to make recommendations and suggestions on identified issues.
  4. To provide information to assist seniors in accessing government resources.
  5. To promote, educate and mobilize seniors on matters of the Second District.
  6. To promote multicultural awareness, understanding and interaction.

Issues

  • Promoting healthy eating to effectively combat chronic medical conditions
  • Promoting the importance of exercising and remaining active to improve the quality of the aging process (i.e. Day of Fitness events)
  • Providing Fall Prevention workshops to promote safety precautions for seniors
  • Providing updated information on Health Care Coverage (i.e. changes associated with the Affordable Care Act and other health plans)
  • Provide seniors with tools to avoid being victims of scams

Click here for a printable version of the Senior Services Committee fact sheet.

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