55 Plus Advisory Committee

55+ Advisory Committee

Description

The 55+ Advisory Committee advises the Reston Association Board of Directors on how to enhance the general welfare and well-being of the association's senior adults (55 and over) through the promotion and support of association programs and leisure activities.

Responsibilities

  • Advocates on behalf of and for the association's senior adults and encourages them to participate in community meetings, public hearings, and other events.
  • Coordinates with area recreation providers and organizations, and encourages information exchange.
  • Reviews and evaluates the association's senior programs, activities, facilities, and needs, recommending modifications to the Board of Directors and the CEO.

Composition

The 55+ Advisory Committee may be comprised of representatives from Reston's senior living and/or health care centers, including but not limited to Hunters Woods Fellowship House, Tall Oaks of Reston, Lake Anne Fellowship House, Sunrise Assisted Living, Thoreau Place, INOVA Health Care, Reston Hospital Center, and RA members who are 55 years and older.

Meetings

The 55+ Advisory Committee normally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the conference center at RA headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston.