State of Idaho-News Release

Idaho Commission on Aging Seeks Public Comment for Idaho’s Senior Services State Plan at Local Town Hall Meetings

State of Idaho
Idaho Commission on Aging

Brad Little

Governor

341 W. Washington, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho  83720-0007
Phone (208)334-3833
Website: http://www.aging.idaho.gov

Judy Taylor

Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT: Judy Taylor

208-334-3833

icoa@aging.idaho.gov

IDAHO COMMISSION ON AGING SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT FOR IDAHO’S SENIOR SERVICES STATE PLAN AT LOCAL TOWN HALL MEETINGS

BOISE ID (November 2019)

The Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) is conducting public meetings to provide citizens of Idaho an opportunity to comment on Idaho’s four-year Senior Services State Plan due June of 2020. ICOA plans and oversees services designed to keep at risk seniors living independently.

Services that ICOA funds through local Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) include:

  • Home Delivered and Congregate Meals
  • Homemaker, Respite, Senior Transportation, Chore, Minor Home Modification
  • Legal Assistance, Adult Protection and Ombudsman services

At the meetings, ICOA staff will present the following for comment:

  • Funding Formula: How federal and state funds are distributed to local areas for implementation.
  • Budget Parameters: The parameters to ensure funds are used for services.

Seek community input on program:

  • Current strengths, weaknesses, and unmet needs.

Town Hall Meeting Schedules

  • 11:00 – 12:00 – Information tables with ICOA staff
  • 12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
  • 1:00 – 3:00 – Community input and brainstorming
    • PSA III: Monday, 18th: 11:00 – 3:00 – Nampa Senior Center
    • PSA III: Tuesday, 19th: 11:00 – 3:00 – Weiser Senior Center