NEWBERRY — Council on Aging advocate Lynn Stockman has been elected for another term as president of the S.C. Association of Council on Aging Directors for this year.
Stockman is executive director of the Newberry County Council on Aging in which there are two senior centers to oversee, Newberry and Whitmire. Little Mountain also has a community center which serves the seniors in and around that area every week.
The S.C. Association of Council on Aging Directors is a non-profit grass roots organization that serves as the substantive link for all aging services in the state of South Carolina.
SCACAD serves as a link between the Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging, the area agencies on aging and other state agencies as well as the communication network to link all program and agencies providing services to the elderly of the state.
SCACAD members have participated in the “Face of Aging” tour and supports the Lieutenant Governor’s request for state funding for home and community based services to assist elderly citizens to remain in their living independently in their homes.