Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

The Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GACA) is authorized by legislation (A.R.S. § 46-182A.R.S. § 46-183, & A.R.S § 46-184) and was created to advise the Governor, Legislature, and all State Departments on all necessary matters and issues relating to aging, including the administration of the State Plan on Aging. GACA members are appointed by the Governor with a mission to enhance the quality of life for older Arizonans. 

As part of its role, GACA gathers and assesses information about seniors' needs and aging trends by monitoring and raising awareness about programs and policies that affect older adults. The Council also provides support in planning for Arizona's future through the Aging 2020 initiative and the Arizona Alzheimer's Task Force. GACA has been instrumental in providing training and awareness programs concerning vital aging issues. The Council strives to offer training or aging awareness events each year. Some of the Council's recent work has included older driver safety, fall prevention, oral health, hearing loss, caregiving, and certification of mature worker-friendly employers. Past endeavors have included kinship care, energy and utility assistance, affordable housing, rural transportation, guardian and conservatorship issues, and medication misuse.

GACA is able to create workgroups necessary to further facilitate what is outlined in the body's Executive Order. Each workgroup is comprised of members from various geographic, cultural, professional, and personal backgrounds relevant to the issues facing older Arizonans. Currently, the Council further develops its work through the Aging in Community Workgroup.

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Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Materials
12/13/2022 PDF icon Agenda (152.05 KB)
10/12/2022 PDF icon Agenda (150.58 KB) PDF icon Minutes (224.57 KB) PDF icon Alzheimers_walk_presentation.pdf
PDF icon Early voting_.pdf
PDF icon gaca_summary_oct_2022_002.docx_1.pdf
08/10/2022 PDF icon Agenda (149.57 KB) PDF icon Minutes (213.08 KB) PDF icon AZ4A_overview_and_member_highlights.pdf
PDF icon AAA and AmeriCorps2022.pdf
PDF icon Future of Social Security.pdf
PDF icon gaca_az4a_august2022.pdf
06/15/2022 PDF icon Agenda (150.76 KB) PDF icon Minutes (503.56 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials 1 - Funding request process.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Materials 2 - Arizona Commission for the Arts.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Materials 3 - Impact of the Cost of Medications.pdf
04/13/2022 PDF icon Agenda (138.9 KB) PDF icon Minutes (263.7 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials 1- State Plan on Aging 2023-2026
PDF icon Meeting Materials 2- AZ4A summary.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Materials 3- Alzheimers Facts and Figures flyer.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Materials 4- Alzheimers Education Conference Spanish
PDF icon Meeting Materials 5- Alzheimers Education Conference English
PDF icon Meeting Materials 6- Alzheimers Facts and Figures presentation.pdf
02/09/2022 PDF icon Agenda (167.79 KB) PDF icon Minutes (272.19 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials 1- FSL.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Material 2- Contexture.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Materials 3 - AZ4A summary.pdf
PDF icon Meeting Materials 4- AICOA .pdf
12/15/2021 PDF icon Agenda (141.64 KB) PDF icon Minutes (268.43 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials 1
PDF icon Meeting Materials 2
PDF icon Meeting Materials 3- AICOA update.pdf
10/13/2021 PDF icon Agenda (141.33 KB) PDF icon Minutes (268.18 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials
08/11/2021 PDF icon Agenda (168.64 KB) PDF icon Minutes (348.52 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials
06/09/2021 PDF icon Agenda (143.36 KB) PDF icon Minutes (223.59 KB) PDF icon Meeting Materials 1
PDF icon Meeting Materials 2
04/14/2021 PDF icon Agenda (147.46 KB) PDF icon Minutes (138.31 KB) PDF icon Meeting Material
02/10/2021 PDF icon Agenda (85.42 KB) PDF icon Minutes (249.36 KB)
12/16/2020 PDF icon Agenda (100.25 KB) PDF icon Minutes (314.18 KB) PDF icon Meeting Material
10/20/2020 PDF icon Agenda (119.92 KB) PDF icon Minutes (151.46 KB) PDF icon Meeting Material
06/05/2020 PDF icon Agenda (164.2 KB) PDF icon Minutes (115.89 KB)
05/01/2020 PDF icon Agenda (163.73 KB) PDF icon Minutes (201.18 KB)
04/03/2020 PDF icon Agenda (157.45 KB) PDF icon Minutes (225.28 KB)
03/06/2020 - Canceled PDF icon Meeting Cancellation Notice
02/07/2020 - Canceled PDF icon Meeting Cancellation Notice
01/31/2020 PDF icon Agenda (243.26 KB) PDF icon Minutes (191.07 KB)
01/10/2020 PDF icon Agenda (228.24 KB) PDF icon Minutes (294.92 KB)
11/01/2019 PDF icon Agenda (263.31 KB) PDF icon Minutes (299.58 KB)
10/04/2019 PDF icon Agenda (200.49 KB) PDF icon Minutes (261.08 KB)
09/06/2019 PDF icon Agenda (230.28 KB) PDF icon Minutes (396 KB)
08/02/2019 PDF icon Agenda (199.18 KB) PDF icon Minutes (256.46 KB)
07/12/2019 PDF icon Agenda (229.14 KB) PDF icon Minutes (302.21 KB)