The Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance serves as the unified voice for older adults and caregivers in Yolo County. In July 2013 the YHAA elected a Board of Directors, secured a $35,000 start up grant from The SCAN Foundation and hired an executive director to move the organization forward.
The Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance (YHAA) is the outcome of a June 2010 countywide community-based summit sponsored by the Yolo Commission on Aging and Adult Services and the In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Committee. Summit participants discussed gaps in services for older adults in Yolo County resulting from the simultaneous draconian cuts in service and the “silver tsunami” of aging baby boomers. This summit produced much excitement and interest in engaging key stakeholders, consumers and providers to plan and take action to address the needs of the Yolo aging community.
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