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Tom Bearup: Administration should be accountable to borough residents

...citizens are a major driving economic force in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, according to the state of Alaska. An Alaska Commission on Aging report shows that Senior Citizens contribute approximately $2.62 billion dollars annually to the Alaskan economy...
State Expert: Peninsula population older than rest of Alaska

...Businesses providing services to seniors also spoke. On Thursday, Denise Daniello, executive director of the Alaska Commission on Aging, and Homer Senior Citizens held Elder and Senior Listening Forums inviting seniors to discuss issues like senior...
Kenai Senior Center gets extra funding from the state

...States." Between 2000 and 2013, the number of Alaskans over age 65 increased 85 percent, according to the Alaska Commission on Aging, another group that advocated for the increase of the NTS grant. The commission also said that the percentage...
Bill would provide loans to upgrade heating systems

...has been contacted by communities and groups across the state. Among those supporting the legislation is the Alaska Commission on Aging."Many low-income seniors do not have the cash reserves to afford the purchase and installation of a new...
Around the Peninsula

...Children's Services, Alaska Community Mental Health Child Trauma Center, Alaska Division of Behavioral Health, Alaska Commission on Aging, Senior and Disabilities Services, AARP, and the Homer Community Action Planning Coalition. To view the full...
Loss of rights making life miserable for 88-year-old woman

...if any, regulations regarding guardian services in Alaska," said Jane Demmert, executive director of the Alaska Commission on Aging. "(However), around the country, and here in Alaska, there are working groups addressing guardianship...
Awareness at heart of Senior Fall Prevention week

...educated is always a good thing and worth doing," she said. For more information about fall prevention visit the Alaska Commission on Aging at
News and Notes

All veterans family picnic The Wanda Taylor Memorial is hosting a free all veteran's family picnic Sept. 1 at the Kenai Park Strip on Main Street in Kenai. The picnic will feature blood preasure and blood sugar checks, Flu shots and represenatives from the VA Clinic. There will also be music from the PG Band, games for kids and door prizes. Art Guild seeks donations

...ten years before finally owning a small tourist shop located on the Homer Spit. Sharon served 8 years with the Alaska Commission on Aging. She also chaired committees as well as served as vice chair and received an "Honoring" award from the Alaska...
LIO Schedule

...Insurance coverage for Diabetes, HB 322 - Public School Construction/ Maintenance Funding and a report from the Alaska Commission on Aging. Listen only for ACOA report, testimony will be taken on other bills. The Legislative Information Office is...


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