Senior Health Care Commission
The Warren Senior Citizen Health Care Service Commission assists and advises the Senior Citizens of the City of Warren, regarding Health Care Issues. The Commission shall consist of twelve (12) members. Five of whom shall be Warren Senior Citizens, four (4) shall be Health Care professionals, one (1) shall be a representative of Bi-County Hospital one, (1) member shall be a representative of St. John Macomb Hospital and one (1) member from the Mayor’s office. Members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Mayor.
POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION
The Commission shall have the powers and duties as prescribed by Ordinance 80-348 Section 22-262.
- To identify all active senior citizen groups and organizations in the City of Warren and maintain a listing of such.
- To maintain contact with each group or organization on a regular basis.
- To identify health care information needs of the Warren senior citizen community and to, if need be, conduct public hearings.
- To assemble available information materials to address identified need.
- To actively disseminate these materials to identified senior citizen groups and organizations.
- To sponsor informational health care seminars on a quarterly basis.
- To offer health care advisory clinics to counsel Warren senior citizen on their health care planning, procedures and problems.
- To provide more efficient senior citizen health care service by promoting
cooperation in the community of Warren health care professionals.
- To pursue funding from public and private resources currently available for senior citizen health care information material purposes.
- To work to expand available free transportation services for Warren senior citizens through private organizations and volunteers.
- To meet with the Mayor on an annual basis to establish goals and objectives.