Saturday, March 12, 2011

Commission on Aging News & Calendar 2011

Sharing information for the well-being of seniors in and around the Motherlode.  The Commission on Aging is an informed voice in the community, to advise, support and advocate on any or all matters affecting the aging in Tuolumne County.

ANNOUNCING 2011 Senior Expo !!!

The 2011 Senior Expo will be held May 25, 2011 from 9am to 2pm at the MOTHERLODE FAIRGROUNDS, John Muir Building.  The Expo features the opportunity for blood draws, a very popular Senior Idol contest, and many various for-profit and non-profit groups will present their senior-oriented services and wares.  In addition, many booths will be informational. This is a FREE event open to anyone, particularly seniors, family, caregivers, but also any and all interested parties. For more information, to become a sponsor, or to reserve your own booth (the deadline is April 30th!), please call the Senior Expo Coordinator: 209-532-1607 or go to the website:

Features and typical booths:
*      Senior Idol contest! DO YOU SING OR DANCE?
*      Finance/Insurance
*      Medical such as blood draw (nominal fee)
*      Caregivers information / options
*      FOOD - will be available

Reminder: Stay updated on the latest info at:

Commission on Aging Events Calendar 2011
1)      Commission on Aging Executive Board meetings 1:00PM, 1st Monday each month, at Senior Center
2)      Commission on Aging Public Relations committee meetings, 12:00PM, 1st Wednesday each month, at Interfaith
3)      Commission on Aging general meetings 1:30PM, 2nd Monday each month, at Area 12 Agency on Aging, Standard Rd., Conf. Room C
4)      May 25 – Senior Fair & Expo, Motherlode Fairgrounds, John Muir Building 9AM-2PM
5)      June - Senior Volunteer of the Year Awards date/location TBD
6)      October - Centenarian Awards date/location TBD

All COA meetings are open to the public. Please come and give us your ideas, concerns, and information regarding senior issues!

Blog Editor: Roberta Goodwin

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