Town of Sprague

Commission on Aging

Overview

The Commission on Aging consists of 7 members elected to 3-year terms (3 from age group served; 3 at large; and 1 from the S.M.I.L.E.R.S. organization). The Commission meets the second Tuesday in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov. at 2:00 P.M. the Town Office Building, 2nd floor Courtroom.


Responsibility

  • Determining and evaluating the needs of the older people of Sprague.
  • Seeking ways to avoid unnecessary duplication of services by public and private organizations.
  • Establishing priorities according to the most pressing needs of older persons, as determined by the Commission.
  • Promoting programs that provide community-based services necessary to enable frail elderly persons, to the fullest extent possible, to remain in their homes, to continue as integral members of their family and community.
  • Reviewing and approving the state plan for providing services to meet the needs of older persons.
  • Gathering and disseminating information in the field of aging.
  • Conduct hearings, conferences and special studies on the problems of older persons and on programs which serve them.
  • Evaluating existing programs for older persons, recommending needed changes in those programs and propose new programs, which would more effectively and economically serve the needs of older persons.
  • Evaluating any proposed legislation which would affect older persons.
  • Recommending to the Legislature any appropriate legislation.
  • Coordinating and assisting the efforts of public and private organizations which serve the needs of the older person.
Commission on Aging

Upcoming Meetings

Commission on Aging has no upcoming meetings
Commission on Aging

Staff Members

Margaret J. Campanelli
Chair
Term End: 06/30/2019

Claire B. Glaude
Member
Term End: 06/30/2019

JoAnn Lynch
Member
Term End: 06/30/2018

Mary Papineau
Member
Term End: 06/30/2020

Margaret Delaney
Member
Term End: 06/30/2020

Edgar Daigneault
Member
Term End: 06/30/2020

Lorraine Allen
Member
Term End: 06/30/2020

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