The Alabama Department of Senior Services has an advisory board, and one member of the board must be a representative of the medical profession appointed the Governor. The Senior Services Advisory Board typically meets twice annually and members are reimbursed for travel and other expenses actually incurred in the performance of their official duties. Interested physicians should submit their CV here.
The purpose of the Senior Services Advisory Board is to:
- Collect facts and statistics and make special studies of conditions and problems pertaining to the employment, health, financial status, recreation, social adjustment or other conditions affecting the welfare of the aging people in this state.
- Keep abreast of the latest developments in this field of activity throughout the nation, and to interpret its findings to the public.
- Provide for a mutual exchange of ideas and information on national, state and local levels.
- Give a report of its activities to the Legislature, and make recommendations for needed improvements and additional resources to promote the welfare of the aging in this state.
- Serve as an advisory body in regard to new legislation in this field.
- Coordinate the services of all agencies in this state serving senior citizens and request and receive reports from the various state agencies and institutions on matters within the jurisdiction of the board.
Interested physicians should submit their CV here.