Important InformationFor latest alerts and advisories that have been issued related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), Please visit:
- Administration for Community Living (ACL)
- California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Guidance for Area Agencies on Aging for Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Guidance for Community-Based Adult Services for Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Guidance Documents: Coronavirus Disease 2019
- What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?
- People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19
Governor Gavin Newsom Calls for Creation of a Master Plan for Aging
The Governor's executive order calls for the Secretary of the Health and Human Services (CHHS) Agency to convene a cabinet-level Workgroup for Aging to advise the Secretary in developing and implementation of a Master Plan for Aging.
The order also directs CHHS to convene a Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee, a Research Subcommittee and a Long-Term Care Subcommittee to advise development of a Master Plan that creates a more streamlined and equitable system of care for older adults and persons with disabilities in California.
Information on the membership and meetings of the Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee, the Research Subcommittee and the Long-Term Care Subcommittee is available at the Together We EngAGE website. All meetings are open to the public both in person and by telephone.
For upcoming meeting dates, membership and to view materials from past meetings, visit the following links:
- Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee
- Long-Term Services and Supports Subcommittee
- Research Subcommittee
Your Advocate: California Commission on Aging
The California Commission on Aging serves as the state’s principal advocate for older adults. Its primary purpose is to advance issues fundamental to ensuring healthy, purposeful and dignified longevity for all Californians.
The Commission on Aging advises the state’s Governor and Legislature, along with federal, state and local agencies, on programs and services that affect older adults. Additionally, the Commission works closely with public, nonprofit and private-sector institutions to address emerging challenges and opportunities.
Established in 1973 by a California government mandate and confirmed in the Older Californians Act, the Commission is comprised of 25 commissioners – representing diverse fields related to aging. Commissioners serve three-year terms as volunteers and are appointed by the Governor, the Speaker of the Assembly or by the Senate Rules Committee.
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 tacc.ccoa.ca.gov.