O'FARRELL CONNECTS SENIORS WITH CITY SERVICES DURING RESOURCE FAIR

LOS ANGELES -- More than 100 seniors from the great 13th District joined Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell at Grace E. Simons Lodge in Elysian Park for a resource fair that aimed to provide even greater access to government and other supportive services for those constituents in their golden years.

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The event, which was sponsored by O’Farrell and LA Care Health Plan, brought together government agencies and social services to provide attendees with information.

“It had been an important tenet of my administration to bring access to government and services to all constituents of the 13th District, including the young and young at heart,” said O’Farrell. “Today’s event puts that tenet into practice by bringing vital information and resources from organizations that help our seniors to thrive.”

The event also included breakfast and a performance by Senior Star Power, a troop of actors and performers who entertained the crowd and exemplified the fact that seniors can still have some kick in their step.

During the event, O’Farrell shared his appreciation to those organizations who took part in the resource fair, and presented a certificate to LA Care Health Plan for co-sponsoring the event.

Office of Congressman Xavier Becerra
LA Care Health Plan
LA City Department on Disability
LA Department of Water and Power
LA City Department of Aging
LA City Bureau of Sanitation
LA County Community & Senior Services
LA County Department of Public Social Services
Access LA
Alzheimer’s Association
AltaMed Senior Services
Center for Health Care Rights
Asian Pacific Health Care Venture
Las Palmas Recreation Center
Pilipino Workers Center
Social Security Administration
SoCal Gas
St. Vincent Medical Center
St. Barnabas Senior Services

The Councilmember plans to make this an annual event in the 13th District.

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