THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT
STATE COMMISSION ON AGING
The commission's duties shall include, but not be limited to:
I. Reviewing and recommending proposals for rules, legislation, waivers, operations, and other policies.
II. Reviewing and providing input relative to state planning efforts across agencies, including the state plan on aging, the mental health plan, and transportation and safety.
III. Formulating or helping to formulate, reviewing, and evaluating policy proposals, considering fiscal, program, provider, and recipient impact, and making recommendations accordingly.
IV. Encouraging the development of coordinated interdepartmental goals and objectives and the coordinating programs, services, and facilities among all state departments and nongovernmental organizations as they relate to older adults.
V. Identifying and recommending ways in which the state can support local and community efforts, through educational programs or otherwise, to promote healthy aging.
VI. Identifying and recommending ways in which the state can partner with nongovernmental organizations to promote healthy aging.
VII. Promoting the skills, talents, and energy older Granite Staters can offer to make New Hampshire a better place to live for everyone.
VIII. Assisting in the implementation of the state plan on aging.
IX. Making a continuing assessment of problems relating to older adults.
X. Advocating solutions to provide better integration of older persons into the social and economic life of the state.
XI. Soliciting the cooperation and help of the various groups concerned with the problems facing older adults.
XII. Obtaining from such groups their views, experience, assistance, and recommendations in the preparation and direction of future planning and administrative and legislative action as the commission may from time to time deem necessary and advisable.
XIII. Requesting from governmental agencies within the state, subject to available resources, in making available such information, suggestions, and statistics to enable the commission to perform its functions.
XIV. Other matters the commission deems necessary related to aging.
Source. 2019, 152:2, eff. July 1, 2019.