Commission on Aging
Board Liaison: Rose Santiago
Board Type: Orange County
Resolution No. 2001-M-27 was adopted by the Board of County Commissioner on July 31, 2001. On May 13, 2008 the Board adopted Resolution No. 2008-M-15 which reduced the number of foundation representatives from two to one, added a voting slot for the chairman of the Commission on Aging's Cmmunity Partnership Committee, and added a non-voting slot for the chairman of the City of Orlando's Mayor's Committee on Aging. On May 6, 2014, the Board adopted Resolution 2014-M-19 decreasing the membership from 15 to 11 members.
Eleven members: eight representatives from among the following 10 categories with no more than two representatives from any one category: active caregiver, business, faith, health care, transportation, media/public relations, education, community foundation, veteran, and at large; one slot for the Chairman of the Commission on Aging¿s Community Partnership Committee (ex-officio, voting position); one slot for the Area on Aging Executive Director (ex-officio, non-voting); and one slot for the City of Orlando Mayor¿s Committee on Aging Chairman (ex-officio, non-voting).
Powers and Duties:
The Commission shall collect information and data on the needs of and services for elders, their families, and caregivers in Orange County; shall assist agencies in Orange County Government in assessing the needs and services related to elders, their families, and caregivers; shall analyze the elder-readiness of Orange County, including its services, businesses, and other matters as the Commission considers pertinent to the welfare of older adults, their families, and their caregivers; and shall submit to the Board of County Commissioner by March 1 of each year a plan of service for and behalf of elders, their families, and caregivers in Orange County.
Second Monday every other month at 8:30 a.m., Pine Hills Community Center, 6408 Jennings Road, Orlando, Florida
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Office on Aging
Last Revised: 1/4/2018