Mayor's Commission on Aging (MCOA)

​The Mayor’s Commission on Aging was established in 1980 to advise the Mayor and the City Council about issues affecting Oakland seniors.

Older Americans Month (OAM) Virtual Watch Party 2022

OAM 2022 Postcard Save The Date

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Community members 55+ click the link below by Wednesday, April 20, 2022 to RSVP for a FREE lunch, giveaways, and/or enter the prize drawing.

RSVP for Lunch

Older Americans Month 2022

A socially distanced virtual watch party presented by the Mayor’s Commission on Aging and Aging & Adult Services.

Please join us, virtually, as we celebrate Older Americans Month! Community members 55+ contact your local City of Oakland Senior Center by Wed., April 20, 2022 to RSVP for a FREE lunch, giveaways, and/or enter the prize drawing.

Lunch pickup will be between 8:45 am - 9:30 am on May 4, 2022.

Zoom link to follow or watch on KTOP-TV:

RSVP online:

2022年美國長者月

由市長的耆英委員會(Mayor’s Commission on Aging)及耆英與成人服務(Aging & Adult Services)舉辦的社交距離虛擬觀看派對。

請在線加入我們,一起慶祝美國長者月!55歲以上的社區成員請於2022420日(星期三)之前聯絡您當地的屋崙市長者中心(City of Oakland Senior Center)預約參加,可獲免費午餐、贈品和/或參加抽獎。

午餐領取時間爲2022年5月4日上午8:45至9:30。

透過Zoom鏈接關注或在KTOP-TV觀看:

在線或電話預約參加

Mes de los Estadounidenses Mayores de 2022

Una fiesta con distanciamiento social para ver de forma virtual presentada por la Comisión sobre el Envejecimiento y los Servicios para Adultos del alguacil.

¡Acompáñenos de manera virtual en la celebración del Mes de los Estadounidenses Mayores! Los miembros de la comunidad mayores de 55 años deben comunicarse con su Centro para Adultos Mayores local de la ciudad de Oakland antes del miércoles 20 de abril de 2022 para confirmar su asistencia para participar en un almuerzo GRATUITO, regalos y sorteo de premios.

El 4 de mayo de 2022, el horario para recoger el almuerzo será de
8:45 a. m. a 9:30 a. m.

Enlace de Zoom para seguir o mirar la transmisión en KTOP-TV:

Confirmar asistencia en línea o por teléfono:

To Connect with Your Local Senior Center

Downtown Oakland (DOSC) East Oakland (EOSC)

200 Grand Ave | Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 238-3284 | DOSC@oaklandca.gov

9255 Edes Street | Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 615-5731 | EOSC@oaklandca.gov

North Oakland (NOSC) West Oakland (WOSC)

5714 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way | Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 597-5085 | NOSC@oaklandca.gov

1724 Adeline St | Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-7016 | WOSC@oaklandca.gov

OAM History (text provided by https://acl.gov/oam/history)

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing. A meeting in April 1963 between President John F. Kennedy and members of the National Council of Senior Citizens led to designating May as “Senior Citizens Month,” the prelude to “Older Americans Month.”

Historically, Older Americans Month has been a time to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons to our country, in particular those who defended our country. Every President since Kennedy has issued a formal proclamation during or before the month of May asking that the entire nation pay tribute in some way to older persons in their communities. Older Americans Month is celebrated across the country through ceremonies, events, fairs, and other such activities.

About

The Mayor's Commission on Aging (MCOA) works in partnership with the Department of Human Services to develop and evaluate programs to address the special needs of our City’s diverse senior residents. A primary function of the Commission is to support the City’s network of Senior Centers.

The Commission on Aging is chartered for 11 members, nominated by the City Council or the Mayor. The diverse Commission membership represents the variety of communities in the City of Oakland.

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Mayor's Commission on Aging (MCOA)

Map image for Mayor's Commission on Aging (MCOA), located at 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

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The Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00 A.M.