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Seniors in spotlight

...the Riverside Assisted Living Home in Soldotna was one of the best in the whole building. Members of Alaska's Commission on Aging sat in overstuffed chairs and took in the muted light in the room near the end of an hour-long tour of the 50-resident...
Group for young professionals to launch

...young outmigration. Southcentral Alaska has the most residents older than 60 in the state, according to the Alaska Commission on Aging. Parker said she noticed there was no established group in the area for young adults to socialize. Johna Beech...
Tom Bearup: Administration should be accountable to borough residents

...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

...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, energy...
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

...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 issues...
Awareness at heart of Senior Fall Prevention week 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

...Kymberley Miller, Kenaitze/Kenai Peninsula CASA Program Coordinator, at 907-335-7219. Commission on Aging hosts Homer meetings The Alaska Commission on Aging will host its quarterly meeting in Homer on Aug. 21 to 23. On August 21 and 23, the...


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