Older Adult Ministries Committee
Older Adult Ministries Committee includes members from Fairfax County houses of worship and faith based organizations and government agencies serving older adults. The Committee conducts education workshops to share information about older adult resources and programs and house of worship older adult program best practices. The group initiates networking opportunities between houses of worship with older adult programs or developing older adult programs. The Committee works to coordinate older adult initiatives between the faith community, government and non-profit organizations. The Committee is represented on the Fairfax County Long Term Care Coordinating Council.
Older Adult Ministries Committee Objectives:
- Improve access to existing services through providing information and resources.
- Provide networking and educational opportunities to share ideas and build collaborations
- Offer technical assistance through the county Long Term Care Program Development unit for faith based communities to develop new programs/ministries or expand capacity of current ones.