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DHS news release

June 18, 2007

Contact: Patricia Feeny 503-945-6955
Program contact: Marc Overbeck 503-373-1869

Governor's Commission on Senior Services to meet Thursday and Friday

Who: Governor's Commission on Senior Services

What: Public meeting

When: Thursday, June 21, and Friday, June 22

Where: 676 Church St. NE, Salem, OR, Large Conference Room


June 21: Caregivers Committee, 10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.; Working Lunch for Commission members 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.; Elder Abuse Committee, 1:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.; Mental Health Committee, 3 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.;

June 22: Legislative Committee, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Full Commission 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Public comment at 10:20 a.m.

Agenda is posted on the Governor's Commission on Senior Services  Web site.

The Governor's Commission on Senior Services is charged in Oregon statute with advising the governor and the director of Human Services on needs of elderly persons, and recommending actions by the governor, the Department of Human Services, other governmental entities and the private sector, appropriate to meet such needs.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations should call DHS at 1-800-358-3117 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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