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DHS news release

July 25, 2007

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, July 26, and Friday, July 27.

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



July 26: Caregivers Committee, 10 to 10:50 a.m.; Special Presentation on Seniors and People with Disabilities updates and the future of long-term care, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Working Lunch, Noon to 12:50 p.m.; Elder Abuse Committee, 1 to 2:50 p.m.; Mental Health Committee, 3 to 4:20 p.m.;

July 27:  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.