Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors - Annual Report 2022-2023
13 September 2023
15 Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors - Annual Report 2022-2023 Overview The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors (PACAS or Council) was established in 2005 to provide advice to the Minister Responsible for Aging and Seniors (currently the Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development) on issues related to older persons and the aging process. [...] More information on the Council may be found at: 1 Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors - Annual Report 2022-2023 Mandate The mandate of the Council is to advise and inform the minister on issues, concerns, and requirements of seniors and those who support them. [...] The Council aims to: • Challenge ageism; • Promote the value and worth of people as they age; • Foster an environment of understanding within the Provincial Government and the community with regard to aging and demographic change; • Identify areas of opportunity within the Provincial Government to develop and/or adapt legislation, policies, programs and services to better support an aging populati. [...] Council will continue to be guided by the Health Accord and the goal of greater social well-being in mind as it works to promote greater use of age-friendly principles in government policy and in programs and services in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. [...] She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and a former Chairperson of the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council.