Commission on Aging

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PURPOSE: The purpose of a Commission on Aging is to promote the welfare and betterment of the seniors of the city. The Evanston Commission on Aging has advocated on behalf of older Evanstonians since 1976. The Commission on Aging consists of 15 individuals who are appointed by the Mayor, and whose mission is to identify the needs of older residents and to develop programs to meet those needs. The Evanston Commission on Aging has established housing and transportation programs that enhance the ability of seniors to remain in their own homes and advocacy programs that protect the rights of long-term care residents. The Commission sponsors educational forums throughout the year and provides information about an array of senior services available in Evanston.

MEMBERS: Fifteen (15) members appointed by the Mayor

TERM: Three (3) years

QUALIFICATIONS: Evanston residents and non-residents of the City (not to exceed three members) that are employed within the City limits, of various socio-economic groups; can not be paid staff member of any Evanston agency serving seniors; at least 1/3 of the Commission shall be age 60 or older. 

MEETING DATE: 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

PLACE:  Varies Call 847.448.8250 for an update.

REPORTS TO: Human Services Committee

MEMBERS TERM EXPIRES
Mary Signatur, Chair 02/24/2020*
Jessie Macdonald, Vice Chair 04/13/2018
Barbara Roberts 04/30/2015*
Jane Wickenkamp 07/26/2016*
Susan Canter 07/26/2016*
William Green 02/24/2020*
Catherine O'Brien 04/24/2020*
Dorothy Strong 03/27/2018*
David Sutor 01/26/2018
Beverly Shearer 11/01/2018*
Marcia Achenbach 11/18/2018*
Bonnie Lockhart 11/18/2018*
Alan Factor 01/11/2019
Donna Feldman 06/20/2019
 Louise Love 04/10/2020
 Mike Iverson 04/10/2020

 * 2nd Term

STAFF:

Audrey L. Thompson, Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Parks, Recreation and Community Services
847.448.8173

Email Staff

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS:
Committees: Long-Term Care

The Evanston Commission on Aging has advocated on behalf of older Evanstonians since 1976. The Commission on Aging consists of 15 individuals who are appointed by the Mayor, and whose mission is to identify the needs of older residents and to develop programs to meet those needs.

The Evanston Commission on Aging has established housing and transportation programs that enhance the ability of seniors to remain in their own homes and advocacy programs that protect the rights of long-term care residents. The Commission sponsors educational forums and provides information about the array of senior services available in Evanston.

Services include:

Seniors who do not have an Evanston Benefit Card may apply for one at the Levy Senior Center, located at 300 Dodge Avenue. Questions about income requirements should be directed to the Levy Senior Center at 847-448-8250 or aging@cityofevanston.org.

Date Agenda Minutes
 2017    
 10/05/17  aging-agenda-20171005  
 09/07/17  aging-agenda-20170907  
 August  NO meeting held in August  NO meeting held in August
 07/06/17 aging-agenda-20170706  aging-minutes-20170706
06/01/17 aging-agenda-20170601  aging-minutes-20170601
05/04/17  aging-agenda-20170504 aging-minutes-20170504
04/06/17 aging-agenda-20170406 aging-minutes-20170406
03/02/17 aging-agenda-20170302  aging-minutes-20170302
02/02/17 aging-agenda-20170202 aging-minutes-20170202
 January Meeting Cancellation Notice No meeting held in January
2016
 12/01/16  aging-agenda-20161201 aging-minutes-20161201
11/10/16 aging-agenda-20161110 aging-minutes-20161110
10/06/16 aging-agenda-20161006 aging-minutes-20161006
09/08/16 aging-agenda-20160908 aging-minutes-20160908
August No Meeting held in August No Meeting held in August
07/07/16 aging-agenda-20160707 No quorum - no minutes
06/02/16 aging-agenda-20160602 aging-minutes-20160612
05/12/16 aging-agenda-20160512 aging-minutes-20160512
04/07/16 aging-agenda-20160407 aging-minutes-20160407
03/03/16 aging-agenda-20160303 aging-minutes-20160303
02/04/16 aging-agenda-20160204 aging-minutes-20160204
01/07/16 aging-agenda-20160107 agng-minutes-20160107
2015
12/03/15 aging-agenda-20151203 aging-minutes-20151203
11/05/15 aging-agenda-20151105 aging-minutes-20151105
10/01/15 aging-agenda-20151001 aging-minutes-20151001
09/10/15 aging-agenda-20150910 aging-minutes-20150910
August No Meeting held in August No Meeting held in August
07/09/15 aging-agenda-20150709 aging-minutes-20150709
06/04/15 Agenda aging-minutes-20150604
05/07/15 Agenda Minutes
04/02/15 Agenda Minutes
03/05/15 Agenda Minutes and Packet for April
02/05/15 Agenda Minutes
01/08/15 Agenda Cancellation
2014
12/04/14 Agenda Minutes
11/06/14 Agenda Minutes
10/02/14 Agenda Minutes
09/04/14 Agenda Minutes
August No Meeting held in August No Meeting held in August
07/10/14 Agenda Minutes
06/05/14 Agenda Minutes
05/01/14 Agenda Minutes
04/03/14 Agenda Minutes
03/06/14 Agenda Minutes
02/06/14 Agenda Cancellation
01/09/14 Agenda Minutes
2013

 

12/05/13 Agenda Minutes
11/07/13 Agenda Minutes
10/03/13 Agenda Minutes
09/12/13 Agenda Minutes
August No Meeting held in August No Meeting held in August
07/11/13 Agenda Minutes
06/06/13 Agenda Minutes
05/02/13 Agenda Minutes
04/04/13 Agenda Minutes
03/07/13 Agenda Minutes
02/07/13 Agenda Cancellation
01/03/13 Agenda Minutes

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