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File #: 16-839    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2017 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the California Department of Aging to increase the amount of Title III and VII Older Americans Act of 1965 Funding accepted by $94,377, to a total amount of $2,914,186
Attachments: 1. 20171212_r_OAA_AP_amendment1, 2. 20171212_a_OAA_AP_amendment1
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise Rogers, Chief, Health System
Lisa Mancini, Director, Aging and Adult Services
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with California Department of Aging for Title III and VII Older Americans Act of 1965 Funding

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the California Department of Aging to increase the amount of Title III and VII Older Americans Act of 1965 Funding accepted by $94,377, to a total amount of $2,914,186

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BACKGROUND:
On April 26, 2016, your Board, as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA), approved the Area Plan for Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities (Plan) 2016-20. The Plan provides a profile of the County's senior population, identifies goals and makes recommendations for services to be funded with San Mateo County's Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA) funds. The Plan, along with an annual budget, fulfills the California Department of Aging's requirements and generates an agreement for funding.

Aging and Adult Services (AAS) contracts with a variety of community-based agencies to implement programs that achieve the Plan's goals and objectives with OAA funding. These programs include supportive services, ombudsman program, congregate nutrition, home-delivered meals, disease prevention, family caregiver support, elder abuse prevention, and elder abuse education and training. The services provided through these programs have served an average of 32,000 clients annually for the past four years, helping at-risk individuals remain independent and maintain their quality of life.

On June 6, 2017, your Board approved an agreement with California Department of Aging (CDA) to accept Older Americans Act funds for Title III and VII programs for the term July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2017 in the amount of $2,819,809.

DISCUSSION:
This amendment increases funds from CDA b...

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