Thursday, April 30, 2009

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Task Force meeting - May 8

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Task Force will meet Friday, May 8, 2009 at 11:30am at the Queen Liliuokalani Children's Center at 1300 Halona Street. The public is welcome.

The Task Force was established by Act 220, 2008 to focus on the needs and issues of grandparents raising grandchildren. The Task Force plans to discuss the following: review draft "Benchmarks GRG Task Force Completed"; review draft "List of Issues for Joint Legislative Committee on Aging in Place Follow-up after June 2009"; announcements re: immunization of minors and Caregivers Consent to Minor's Health Care from the Department of Health; and an update on the DOE survey.

Persons who wish to submit testimony or have questions are asked to contact Senator Les Ihara's office at 586-6250. A copy of the hearing notice may be found at: