Northern Arizona Seniors in Action Coalition

Mission

The mission of the NORTHERN ARIZONA SENIORS IN ACTION COALITION is to raise the quality of life for people over 60 in Northern Arizona.

Purpose

The purpose of the NORTHERN ARIZONA SENIORS IN ACTION COALITION is to:

  1. Provide leadership and advocacy to improve the quality of living for older persons
  2. Provide advice and information to decision makers, elected officials, agencies, and organizations regarding public issues and proposals of interest to older persons
  3. Develop communication, collaboration and coordination of services between agencies and care providers  throughout Northern Arizona and
  4. Develop training and educational programs for caregivers and older persons.

What We Do

  • Advocate
  • Educate
  • Facilitate
  • Motivate

How We Do It

Through our Community Advocacy Committees of concerned citizens representing the communities they live in, our members actively research and participate in their local governments regarding the issues affecting our older population.



Meetings will resume in 2017

During 2016, the Coalition is focusing on the following key issues affecting seniors:

  • Transitional Care
    • ​monitor development of new Verde Valley​ care transition facilitator
    • continue research, develop partner collaborations & a strategic plan to present to Yavapai Regional (Prescott)
  • Patient Rights Checklist
    • ​research and develop for distribution & posting to NAZSAC website​
  • Elder Abuse / Justice
    • ​Advocate for County prosecutors (Yavapai & Coconino) to prosecute elder abuse perpetrators ​
  • Adult Disposable Briefs Supply Bank expansion
    • ​promote and foster continual supply donations from area hospices​, stores, etc., for our Cottonwood (Verde Valley) location
    • research and develop a Prescott area location

2017 Meeting Schedule - changed to 2nd Tuesdays

DATE

LOCATIONS TO BE ADVISED SOON

January 10


February 14



March 14


April 11


May 9


June 13

No meeting - summer hiatus

 

July 11

No meeting - summer hiatus

 

August 8



September 12


October 10


November 14