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California Commission on Aging executive director to be guest speaker at Feb. 7 meeting

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Area Agency on Aging, or AAA, of Lake and Mendocino Counties is hosting Karol Swartzlander, executive director of the California Commission on Aging, at its next advisory committee meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m., via the Zoom platform.

Swartzlander will speak about the role of the Commission on Aging in creating policy and services for seniors in the state.

Additionally, she will discuss the status of the state’s Master Plan on Aging initiatives.

Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to interact with and ask questions of the presenter.

“Ms. Swartzlander’s presentation to the AAA Council will give the area’s seniors and policy makers a picture of the state’s plans to improve the quality of life for seniors, to consider how we get more involved in the effort and access resources for our local older adult residents,” said Council President Paul Branson.

To receive a meeting invitation, contact Staff Services Analyst Virginia Peeke by calling 707-995-4652, Extension 16652, or sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Area Agency on Aging of Lake and Mendocino Counties plans, coordinates and implements the development of, and access to, community-based support services for seniors and their caregivers, allowing older individuals 60 years of age or older to maintain their dignity and quality of life, and stay safe and independent in their own homes and communities.

For more information on the AAA, visit the website at or call 707-995-3744.

Janine Smith-Citron is director of development for Hospice Services of Lake County.

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