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Role

The Age Well Advisory Committee (AWAC) represents the broad public interest in providing consultation and expertise to the city via the Housing and Human Services Department’s Older Adult Services staff on policy and programs related to older adults.

About

The committee advises city staff on long-term planning issues and trends with regard to the older adult population, advises on program development for the older adult population, promotes and publicizes older adult programs, advocates to the community on behalf of older adults, and provides consultation to city staff regarding policies and programs to meet the needs of the older adult community. Terms are up to three years. Meetings are open to the public.

Members must be city residents. Diversity on the AWAC to reflect the Boulder older adult community is encouraged. Economic, racial, gender, education and age diversity, among other characteristics, shall be considered in appointing committee members. Examples of desirable areas of expertise to help guide the AWAC’s work may include gerontology, social work, wellness, social programming, health care, marketing, fundraising, and knowledge of the local community, including aging programs and agencies. Meetings are held monthly.

Previous Meetings and Agendas

For accessing information on previous AWAC meetings and agendas, contact Older Adult Services Manager Eden Bailey at baileye@bouldercolorado.gov