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DHS news release

Oct. 22, 2007

Media 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, Oct. 25 and Friday, Oct. 26

Where: Oct. 25 -- Creekside Golf Club, 6250 Clubhouse Road, SE, Salem Oct. 26 -- 676 Church Street, NE, Salem


Oct. 25: Caregivers Committee, 9 to 9:55 a.m.; Elder Abuse Committee, 10 to 10:55 a.m.; Mental Health Committee, 11 a.m. to noon.

The Governor's Commission Annual Celebration (invitation-only luncheon) is from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 26: Legislative Committee, 8:15 to 9:45 a.m.; Full Commission 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and public comment at 10:15 a.m.

The 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 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 before the meeting.