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    California Commission on Aging

                            … a citizens voice within government

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1300 National Drive, Suite 173
Sacramento, CA 95834

Telephone: (916) 419-7591
Fax: (916) 419-7596

The CCoA administers the TRIPLE-A COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA (TACC), representing the state's 33 Area Agency on Aging advisory councils.

To learn more visit the TACC website at

Welcome to the California Commission on Aging Website

The California Commission on Aging (CCoA) was established in 1973 by the Burton Act. It was confirmed in the original Older Californians Act of 1980 and reconfirmed in the Mello-Granlund Older Californians Act of 1996. It is comprised of 25 commissioners; 19 appointed by the Governor, 3 appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly, and 3 by the Senate Rules Committee. All Commissioners serve three year terms as volunteers.

The Commission serves as "the principal advocate in the state on behalf of older individuals, including, but not limited to, advisory participation in the consideration of all legislation and regulations made by state and federal departments and agencies relating to programs and services that affect older individuals." As such it is the principal advisory body to the Governor, State Legislature, and State, Federal and local departments and agencies on issues affecting older individuals in order to ensure a quality of life for older Californians so they may live with dignity in their chosen environment.  

                                   January 2014 Commissioners in front of State Capitol



















White House Conference on Aging – July 13, 2015

The 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) will be held in Washington DC on July 13, 2015. Attendance is by invitation only. The Conference organizers state “This largest-ever WHCoA promises to be an extraordinary event, with folks participating from homes, community centers, and libraries across America, and we’re hoping that you’re planning to watch the livestream as the President and other senior Administration officials headline this once-a-decade forum”.

According to WHCoA Executive Director Nora Super, “We’re having national conversation about how to best address the changing aging landscape in the coming decade. We need your voice as part of our dialogue and discussion. The entire event will be livestreamed on the White House website – you can watch online and invite your friends and neighbors to watch the Conference with you.”

There are several ways to get involved:

Statewide Highlights