Aging and Disability Resource Center Advisory Council (ADRC) 2/15/22 from 1PM-3PM
- ADRC announced and introduced their new ADRC Manager, Fonda Buckles.
- The group talked about Ombudsman and the status with reports of neglect regarding long term care and the changes that were made with Medicaid and Medicare long term guidance.
- InnovAge has had to freeze registration.
- There has been an increase of information and assistance calls in their call center
- Another topic that was discussed was about an Elder Refugee Program starting up to serve the elder refugee population with new and current resources.
Members provided descriptions of their organizations, updates on their programs, and overall status of their current work/outreach. Members went over the results for 2022 topics and suggestions. Next steps include discussing what services/supports are needed and what the agenda will be for the next meeting.
The next ADRC meeting will be on May 17th 2022.