Public Hearing on Older Adult Issues is Rescheduled

Contact: David Dekker (517) 373-4082
Agency: Services to the Aging, Office of

April 2, 2010

A public hearing on older adult issues, originally scheduled for April 16, 2010 at the Ramada Lansing Hotel & Conference Center in Lansing, has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled for May 21 at a location to be determined.

The public hearing will be conducted by the Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging and the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (OSA) to obtain citizen input regarding issues of concern to older adults in our state. It will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on May 21 in conjunction with a meeting of the Commission.

OSA is the designated state office on aging for Michigan. The OSA Director and members of the Commission on Services to the Aging are appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Michigan Senate.

Citizens of all ages who are concerned with transportation, nutrition, housing, long term care, health, independence, scams, employment, volunteer opportunities, and other issues important to older adults, are invited to attend to voice their concerns and share their ideas.

In addition to comments made at the hearing, written testimony can be submitted by June 11, 2010 to the Office of Services to the Aging, PO Box 30676, Lansing, 48909-8176; faxed to 517/373-4092; or e-mailed to grahambon@michign.gov.

For more information, please call (517) 373-8230 or TDD at (517) 373-4096.