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Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...and women in Alaska. She has worked with NARFE, AARP, the Alaska Medical Care Advisory Committee and the Alaska Commission on Aging. She also was integral in the creation of a widowed persons group after being widowed a second time. In addition...
Around town for Monday, Feb. 9

...Juneau Senior Center. Come and find support and information about your diabetic condition or loved ones.Alaska Commission on Aging Quarterly Meeting, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., at Juneau Goldbelt Building 801 West 10th Ave., Suite 302. Anyone...
Some seniors predict exodus without tax exemptions receive an exemption, "... it would just be smaller than it is today."MaryAnn VandeCastle of the Juneau Commission on Aging told the committee her organization still preferred the list of recommendations they presented a month ago."We...
Seniors prepare for tax exemption cuts

...and Pat Watt of the Juneau Commission on Aging also noted that senior income...growing population. In a recent Commission on Aging study, 9 out of 10 people...retirement.VandeCastle said the Commission on Aging would prefer to start changes...
AARP thanks presentation attendees

...years of life in Juneau. We also thank Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, Catholic Community Services, Alaska's Commission on Aging, Juneau Pioneer Home and we also would like to thank Southeast Alaska Independent Living. Bartlett Hospital and...
Most seniors support equal taxes

...older and a new exemption across the board for all residents regardless of age. Pat Watt, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, said the Assembly should "increase revenue in a way that's fair, and cut services. But please don't cut...
New cancer treatment center opens in Juneau

...Southeast region," Zimmerman said in the release. "The 2010 Juneau Senior Needs Survey prepared by the Juneau Commission on Aging found that respondents age 55 and older sought improved medical care specifically in oncology and cardiology. Our...
Senior tax exemption up for public comment was $2.8 million.However, to many seniors with fixed incomes, the program is a big help. The Juneau Commission on Aging, a CBJ advisory committee that advocates for the city's seniors, has been researching the exemption and will...
Assembly eyes tax changes

...caused an uproar in the senior community, Juneau Commission on Aging Chairwoman MaryAnn VandeCastle said. People " no small part of the city's economy, Juneau Commission on Aging member Mary Lou Spartz said."Seniors live here...
Vera Gazaway

...neighborhood in Anchorage. Vera soon returned to work for Older Persons Action Group as Executive Director and served on Commission on Aging and as editor of The Senior Voice. Vera belonged to Teacher's Retirement Association and American Legion Post...


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