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File #: 20-50    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: Senior Advisory Commission
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action:
Title: Senior Advisory Commission FY2019/20 Work Plan and Goals
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REPORT TO SENIOR ADVISORY COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
Senior Advisory Commission FY2019/20 Work Plan and Goals

Report
BACKGROUND
Using the results from the City of Santa Clara 2017 Senior Needs Assessment and building upon the strategies that were suggested by focus group participants and partners, the Senior Advisory Commission adopted the FY2019/20 Work Plan at the August 26, 2019 meeting. The Plan was created using the eight (8) domains found in the World Health Organization's Age-Friendly City program, current trends relating to the older adult population, and priority community needs for persons aged 50 and over. The following goals were selected under the eight (8) domains:
1. Foster an Age-Friendly Community
a) Hold four (4) regular Senior Advisory Commission meetings at the three (3) Santa Clara Library sites and one (1) at City Hall.
2. Advocate for Affordable, Convenient, and Safe Transportation and Streets
a) Evaluate the feasibility (strengths, weakness, opportunities and challenges) of various transportation options including a shuttle service in Santa Clara.
b) Delegate one (1) Commission member to attend City's Pedestrian Master Plan Committee meetings.
3. Develop Opportunities to Promote Health, Wellness, and Nutrition
a) Develop information and offer education to community and staff on how to become a Dementia Friend through DementiafriendsUSA.org.
b) Educate older adults on trending health topics through quarterly Senior Center Newsletter articles and bi-annual education presentations.
4. Provide Access to Community Resources and Information
a) Host "Be Strong, Live Long" Health & Wellness Fair - May 29, 2020
b) Increase Elder Fraud Prevention awareness through educational workshops three (3) times a year.
c) Delegate one (1) representative to attend the City's ADA Committee meeting.

DISCUSSION
The Senior Advisory Commission will discuss efforts and progress on goals. The sub-committee working on goal 2.a. will hear a presentation from ...

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