​Dallas Area Gerontological Society

Est. 1989

Questions Call Us:  972-382-9900

ADVOCACY

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CURRENT ACTIONS

  • Develop position statements regarding the needs of elderly persons and advocate for improved services.
  • Advocate for Senior-related issues in local, state-wide, and national government. 
  • Support the Advocacy Group for Elders (AGE) and their legislative priorities.
  • Support the Age Friendly Dallas Initiative recently passed by the Dallas City Council.
  • Support the Dementia Friendly Dallas Initiative.



PAST ACTIONS

  • VAI 2015 - Impact of the Propose Changes to the “Aide & Attendance” Program Comment here:  (PDF) comment>>
  • Push for Older Americans Act Funding Increases: Call Your Senators this Week! (PDF)
  • AGE: Advocacy Group for Elders Legislative Priorities for the 84th State Legislative Session (PDF)
  • ELDER FINANCIAL - SAFETY CENTER: Are you financially secure? (PDF)
  • 2017 | Feb 24th | Please Help Us Save SeniorCorps! (PDF)


Would you like to be more involved in advocating for Senior Adults?  Contact Emily Grooms at Emily2.Grooms@sbcglobal.net.