Commission on Aging

Maryanne Zarycka and Anita Hill
SLOCOA Co-Chairs


  • Provide current information about resources which meet the needs of the senior population
  • Listen to concerns of the senior population.
  • Recommend and advocate to the Board of Supervisors on behalf of the County’s senior population when action is needed to protect County senior services.

Areas of Concern

  • Affordable senior housing
  • Senior safety from abuse
  • Senior isolation and depression
  • Affordable services that keep people in their homes
  • Transportation options

Vulnerable Seniors

Presentations by the Commission on Aging that display the local, State and national facts about the growing aging population and their increased economic, housing and healthcare vulnerability. View the Vulnerable Seniors presentation.

Senior Care Crisis Trends & Critical Needs

Who Serves on SLOCOA?

Appointees represent each supervisorial district; agencies such as the Area Agency on Aging, Department of Social Services, Adult Services Division; and senior service providers. In addition, there are five “at large” representatives who are knowledgeable about community senior issues, attend monthly meetings, and are willing to distribute news of concern to their senior peers.
View a listing of the Commission members.




Annual Reports

Monthly Meetings:

2021 - Agenda & Minutes

 January 2021

February 2021

March 2021

April 2021

May 2021

June 2021

July 2021

August 2021

September 2021

October 2021

November 2021

December 2021



2020 - Agenda & Minutes

 January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

June 2020

July 2020

August 2020

September 2020

October 2020

November 2020

December 2020


The Commission meets the third Friday of the month from 10:00 to Noon (except December) at the:

San Luis Obispo Veterans Building,
801 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA


Agenda & Minutes - Prior Years


Members of the public are welcome to attend Commission meetings and provide input.
If you have comments or questions for the San Luis Obispo County Commission on Aging please contact us.

Related Forms & Documents

Agenda & Minutes
By-Laws - Commission on Aging (COA)
Brown Act - Open Meeting Law
What Commission Does

Contact Social Services

Child Hotline Information:

  • If you suspect there is an emergency requiring immediate intervention, call 911
  • To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the 24 hour Child Abuse Hotline at (805) 781-KIDS (5437) or toll free 1-800-834-KIDS (5437)

Adult Hotline Information:

  • If you suspect there is an emergency requiring immediate intervention, call 911
  • To report suspected elder abuse or neglect call the Adult Services Hotline at (805) 781-1790 during regular business hours, or after business hours call (844) 729-8011
  • Mandated Reporter