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Advisory Council Overview

The Advisory Council is a dedicated group of volunteers consisting of older individuals who are participants or who are eligible to participate in programs provided under the federal Older Americans Act., family caregivers of such individuals, representatives of older individuals, service providers, the business community, local elected officials, providers of Veterans’ services, health care services, and members of the public.
As an advisory group, the Advisory Council on Aging has no executive, administrative, or operational authority. Its function is solely to study and make recommendations to the Office on Aging and/or the Riverside County Board of Supervisors regarding matters of concern for older adults. Specific roles include, community engagement, advocacy, outreach, and providing feedback on the Area Plan on Aging during the four-year cycle. The Advisory Council, as a public body, and its members are required to conduct themselves in accordance with eh Ralph M. Brown (California open meeting) Act.
The seventeen members are appointed for a minimum of three years, and attendance at 10 meetings per year (September through June), participation in one committee, working as a community liaison, and completing required reports and administrative functions are required for participation.
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