Commission on Aging

Duties & Responsibilities:
 

The Commission on Aging seeks to enhance the lives of present and future generations of our town's older citizens (individuals fifty-five years or older). The commission proposes and evaluates programs and services for older citizens in Brookfield. It informs and assists the town in the development, initiation, coordination and implementation of programs and services for older citizens.

To improve the quality of life of Brookfield's older citizens, the Commission on Aging will:

  • Identify the needs of older citizens
  • Raise public awareness of the needs of the older citizens
  • Proactively pursue innovative and effective activities, services and supports and then provide leadership, marshal resources and build alliances with public and private groups in relation including but not limited to conditions of housing,economics, employment, health and recreation.
  • Provide education and outreach to the entire Brookfield community about issues facing older citizens and about programs available to older citizens through the local and state agencies.
  • Make recommendations concerning services for older Brookfield citizens to the Board of Selectmen and to the public.

Commission Members

NameTitleParty AffiliationTerm

Member

Republican

02/01/16 - 02/03/20

Steve Harding

Member

Republican

02/05/18 - 02/07/22

Member

Republican

02/01/16 - 02/03/20

Chair

Unaffiliated

02/05/18 - 02/07/22

Member

Unaffiliated

02/05/18 - 02/07/22

Alternate

Democrat

02/01/16 - 02/03/20

Alternate

Democrat

02/01/16 - 02/03/20

Vacancy One

Alternate

02/05/18 - 02/07/22