Department of Family Services - Older Adults

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

703-324-7948
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
Fairfax, VA 22035

Barbara Antley,
Director

Fairfax Area Commission on Aging Meeting Minutes - August 2019 (Special Meeting)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 — 1-3 p.m.
Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway, Rooms 9/10
Fairfax, VA 22035

 

Commissioners Present
Carolyn Sutterfield (Chair), Mike Perel (Vice Chair), Tom Bash, Cathy Cole, Sharron Dreyer, Joseph Heastie, Kay Larmer, Cathy Muha, Phyllis Palombi, Diane Watson

Commissioners Absent
Kathleen Hoyt

Staff Present
Trina Mayhan-Webb, Jacquie Woodruff

Others Present
Allegra Joffe, PRS CareRing; Hannah Huaytalla, Wesley Housing; Kayleigh Walker, Wesley Housing; Martha Cooper, City of Falls Church Resident; Paul Nasto, My Home Companion

Call to Order
COA Chair Carolyn Sutterfield called the meeting to order at 1 p.m.

Public Comment
No public comment.

Discussion: 2014 50+ Community Action Plan Summary and 2020 50+ Action Plan Planning Process
Mike, Cathy Cole, Kay, and Phyllis presented their review of the 50+ Community Survey results, providing data insights and additional questions of interest within each of the 50+ Plan categories. The COA discussed the survey data.

Carolyn provided an overview of the summary report being prepared for the 2014 50+ Community Action Plan. Commissioners will interview 50+ Plan Champions and provide interview responses to Carolyn the last week of August.

Supervisor Herrity has proposed that the Board of Supervisors (BOS) consider a 2020 50+ Action Plan planning process to include four community forums and focus groups this fall so the new plan could be developed and adopted by the newly elected BOS early in 2020. The COA discussed approaches to focus groups and possible plan categories.

Adjournment
Sharron motioned that the meeting be adjourned. Kay seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 3 p.m.

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