The Peninsula Task Force on Aging is looking to expand our advocacy efforts and community outreach activities. Please consider visiting an upcoming meeting held at several locations throughout the Hampton Roads area and learn more about how we can partner to improve the quality of life for the aging population in our community.

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

This committee’s purpose is to research and keep the Task Force aware of legislative issues affecting seniors at the local, state, and national level and to find ways in which the Task Force can actively advocate for seniors on the Peninsula.

Work to increase the impact on any legislative objectives through organizing and hosting joint legislative receptions with other organizations of similar interest. Also bring information and targeted concerns to the attention of members of the General Assembly and their staffs representing the Tidewater Region.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Purpose of the committee to provide the Task Force with programs (i.e. speakers, topics, workshops etc.) to assist with helping the Task Force stay in alignment with its purpose and mission. Assist in arranging meeting locations, and coordinating meeting programs/speakers.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The purpose of the committee is to best position the Task Force to support increased community involvement and outreach projects. This is achieved through the recruitment and retention of local citizens and healthcare professionals who have direct ties to the Hampton Road community and help to provide a balanced perspective concerning the challenges facing seniors.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH/COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

The purpose of the committee is to reach out to key community agents and grow and retain membership and actively seek meaningful ways in which the Task Force can engage with the community to educate them about the Task Force as well as opportunities to assist seniors.

Therefore, resulting in increased visibility of the Task Force to drive membership growth and develop opportunities to partner with other advocates, educators and legislative activist to optimize resources in serving seniors. Community involvement is an essential part of how we take our mission and purpose beyond just words and into action.

SOUP FOR THE CAREGIVERS’ SOUL ANNUAL EVENT COMMITTEE

The purpose of the committee is to plan and orchestrate all essential activities and task deemed necessary for event production. Some of these tasks include Logistics, Media Public Relations, Entertainment/Program, Sponsorship, Décor etc. This annual event in its 6th year celebrates and honors the selfless work of family caregivers throughout Hampton Roads.