The Ad Hoc Aging in Place Committee consists of seven members appointed by the City Commission. A majority of the members shall be residents of Birmingham and qualified voters. When available, preferred qualifications/areas of professional expertise and experience include: gerontologist, senior health or nutrition, adult education, elder law, representative of Birmingham NEXT, and intergenerational specialist. Staff from the Managers Office will serve as ex-officio member(s) of the committee.
The function of the Ad Hoc Aging in Place Committee (AIP) is to study current demographic trends, evaluate the needs of the City’s aging population, and to prepare a City-wide action plan outlining the vision and goals to improve the health, safety and welfare of senior citizens and encourage residents to age comfortably in Birmingham.