Older Adult Advisory Committee (OAAC)
Provides a voice for older adults in county government and advises the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Department of Health and Human Services on matters relating to the creation and delivery of services that improve the quality of life for Placer County’s older adults.
The Older Adult Advisory Commission holds their meetings on the Third Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Meeting locations vary between the Auburn Library Beecher Room and the Loomis Library Jessie Helms Room. The meeting is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend.
2014 Meeting Schedule
The County Board of Supervisors shall appoint all voting members to the Older Adult Advisory Commission. Currently, we are recruiting members and accepting applications to fill several vacancies. All members shall reside or work in Placer County and have an interest in issues affecting older adults plus have the time and willingness to serve regardless of age. This Advisory Commission has a total of 19 voting members. If you are interested, please contact Pauline Moreno at 530-886-3683 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Commission is responsible for advising the Department of Health and Human Services and the Board of Supervisors on the needs of Placer County’s older adults. Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 in the afternoon.
As this Commission is representative of the community, there is a particular interest in recruiting professionals in the community who may have an interest in this subject. Persons interested in issues affecting older adults should call (530) 886-3680 or (530) 889-4024 for an application.
- OAAC Members
- Public Interest
- A goal of the Older Adult Advisory Commission is to have the public take an active interest in issues pertaining to older adults. We encourage the public to attend our monthly meetings to share their ideas and concerns. Commission meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month; meeting dates, times and locations are listed on the Meeting Schedule link above or can be found in the Auburn Journal and Roseville Tribune.
If you need any other information on this committee, please contact
- Seniors First
- Seniors First is a nonprofit corporation, specializing in services to seniors and their families. They are dedicated to providing community education, through their free Speaker’s Bureau and serve as a valuable resource for anyone seeking services for a senior loved one.
- Area 4 Agency on Aging
- “To provide leadership on issues which affect the quality of life for all older persons and to promote citizen involvement in planning and delivering programs and services necessary to ensure maximum independence and dignity for older individuals and functionally impaired adults”
- The Dementia Whisperer
- To support and encourage family and professional caregivers, in an innovative way, that will help them to remain in a place of compassion, love and acceptance. We will do this by providing information and tools that will help open windows to the darkened mind of a person who is suffering from dementia.
- We recognize that the dementia challenged adult does not forget a tone of voice and continues to recognize feelings of sincerity and care.
- Ombudsman Services of Northern California
- To actively promote standards of excellence in the advocacy and enhancement of quality of life for long-term care residents; serving the Counties of Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Trinity, Yolo, and Yuba.
The Older Adult Advisory Committee (OAAC), in an effort to bring information to the Older Adult population within Placer County, has initiated writing and publishing a monthly article, written by commissioners, for local publication. The articles below have appeared in the Sentinel (Auburn), the Foresthill Messenger, and the Sun Senior News - Lincoln Hills & Roseville. Here is an archive of those articles for your reading and reference.
2011-2012 Annual Report
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