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Aging Advisory Council (AAC)

The Aging Advisory Council (AAC) of the Capital Area Council of Governments was created as a voluntary, unincorporated association by a CAPCOG resolution to assist the Area Agency on Aging in managing the provision of social services under the Older American's Act of 1965, as amended. Its core charge:  

  • Review and comment for the CAPCOG Executive Committee on applications requesting state or federal funds to serve the elderly in the region
  • Advise CAPCOG’s member cities, counties, and special districts, directly or through the CAPCOG Executive Committee, on matters within their jurisdiction to increase awareness of aging issues and how best to address them
  • Assist the aging program staff in encouraging aging oriented agencies to coordinate aging activities, to initiate programs serving the needs of the elderly, and to pool resources directed toward those programs
  • Act as an advocate, particularly in members' respective appointed county, in recognizing the needs and promoting the interest and rights of the elderly
  • Promote public awareness of aging issues as well as program plans and objectives through frequent publicity, presentations to civic organizations and other interested groups, and public hearings using information gathered from participation on the council
  • Be sensitive to the needs of the elderly and suggest priorities to be followed in meeting those needs, especially for the county the Council member represents
  • Meet, when possible, for educational purposes with groups, agencies and individuals involved in providing services for the elderly
  • Assist the aging program staff in evaluating programs funded under the Older American’s Act of 1965, as amended
  • Provide input to the aging program staff regarding needs and long term local strategies that could be used in the development of the area plan

> Attend the next meeting
> Discover CAPCOG's Area Agency on Aging

Membership and Bylaws

The Aging Advisory Council's 19-member body includes older adults, representatives of health care organizations, elected officials and others across private, public and community sectors. Council members elect a chair, vice chair and secretary.

> Download the bylaws.
> Review the Aging Advisory Council membership roster.

Meetings

The AAC convenes quarterly on the first Monday of February, May, August and November. Meetings are open to the public and announced on CAPCOG's website once scheduled.

Next meeting

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5, 2018
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

Past minutes and agendas

> For other agendas, minutes and supporting materials from prior AAC meetings, contact Michelle Davis.

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