Quarterly SWODA Aging Services Advisory Council Meeting scheduled for March

posted Feb 19, 2014, 8:41 AM by Mary Peck   [ updated Feb 19, 2014, 3:46 PM ]

The Advisory Council for the South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will convene for a regular meeting on Thursday, March 6, 1 p.m., in the SWODA conference room located at 420 Sooner Drive in Burns Flat, Okla.

The meeting is open to the public and accessible to the disabled. Individuals with a profound hearing loss should contact the Area Agency on Aging at least one week prior to the meeting if they wish for a signing interpreter to be provided.

The council provides leadership and advocacy on behalf of citizens 60 years of age or older residing in Beckham, Custer, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, Roger Mills and Washita Counties and helps to determine services needed in the area.

For information about this meeting and other services, call SWODA AAA Information and Assistance Specialist Ada Vanderford at 800-627-4882 or 580-562-4882.

SWODA is one of 11 Councils of Government in the state. SWODA was created to strengthen the economic and social development of the region through various specialized services such as the following: 911 Administration, Aging Services, Community and Economic Development, Geographic Information Systems, Rural Fire Defense and Workforce Development.