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File #: 20-515    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/10/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Title: Acting as the Governing Board of the Area Agency on Aging for the County of San Mateo, adopt a resolution authorizing: A) The approval and submission of the Fiscal Years 2020-24 Area Plan for Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities to the California Department of Aging; and B) The execution of a Transmittal Letter to the California Department of Aging required to complete the submission process.
Attachments: 1. 20200707_r_Area Plan, 2. 20200707_a_Area Plan_Draft
To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Lisa Mancini, Director, Aging and Adult Services

Subject: Submission of the FY 2020-24 Area Plan for Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities to the California Department of Aging

RECOMMENDATION:
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Acting as the Governing Board of the Area Agency on Aging for the County of San Mateo, adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The approval and submission of the Fiscal Years 2020-24 Area Plan for Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities to the California Department of Aging; and

B) The execution of a Transmittal Letter to the California Department of Aging required to complete the submission process.

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BACKGROUND:
In July 1992, Aging and Adult Services convened a broad-based group of persons with disabilities, seniors, caregivers, and service providers to form the New Beginning Coalition (NBC). The purpose of the coalition was to improve the quality of life for San Mateo County's diverse population of older persons and adults with disabilities. The primary vehicle for achieving that goal was the development of a long-range plan for a continuum of services that would be responsive to the needs of its consumers and would acknowledge and incorporate the diversity that exists in the County.

The NBC, in coordination with the Commission on Aging (CoA) and the Commission on Disabilities (CoD), develops and implements a comprehensive process for involving consumers and agencies in the development of each new Area Plan. Participation includes representatives from key private, non-profit, and governmental agencies that provide services for older adults and adults with disabilities, consumers, and representatives from minority communities, with the ongoing involvement of the CoA and CoD.

Completed plans are submitted to the California Department of Aging (CDA) for approval after the Governing Board and the Advisory Council have had the opportuni...

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