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Eastern Sierra News for June 22, 2024







NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Inyo County Board of Supervisors has extended the application period for four (4) upcoming vacancies on the Eastern Sierra Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, with two-year terms ending December 11, 2023.

The Advisory Council shall be comprised of nine (9) total members from across the two-county
region of Inyo and Mono counties. At least 50% of the appointed members shall be aged 60 or above, including minority individuals and older individuals residing in rural areas. Cross-generational representation also is encouraged. Members may not be employed by an entity currently in a subcontracting relationship with ESAAA.

Targeting efforts shall be made to ensure membership includes individuals from the following categories:
• low income older adults;
• disabled persons;
• supportive services provider;
• health care provider;
• individuals with leadership expertise in private/voluntary sectors; and
• family caregiver defined as either (1) an adult family member, or other individual, who is an informal provider of in-home and community care to an older individual with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder with neurologic and organic brain dysfunction; or (2) a grandparent or step-grandparent of a child, or a relative of a child by blood, marriage, or adoption, who is 55 years of age or older and who lives with the child, is the primary caregiver of the child, and has a legal relationship with the child such legal custody, guardianship or
raising the child informally.

If you are interested in serving on the Eastern Sierra Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council,
have interest in the welfare of the region’s seniors, meet the criteria and/or qualify for one of the categories, please submit your request for appointment on or before Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to the Board of Supervisors at P.O. Box N, Independence, CA 93526 or [email protected]. (Postmarks are not accepted.)

For more information about the Advisory Council, contact the ESAAA Administration at (760) 873-3305.