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Mandate & Mission

Our Mission

The Council on Aging is a bilingual voluntary organization that works with and for seniors to enhance their quality of life through sound public policy and program decisions.

Our Vision

An age-friendly society

Our Values

1. Social justice: recognition and respect of the rights and values of everyone and openness to diversity of ideas and cultures

2. Integrity: consistency and ethical responsibility

3. Transparency: sharing of information and knowledge

4. Evidence- informed: attention to all available data and information to guide decisions

5. Responsiveness: consistent and informed follow-through of client and partner requests; listening with empathy

6. Collaboration: working with seniors and other organizations to create synergies

7. Effectiveness: judicious use of our resources and focus on results


  • Education
  • Representing seniors' voices
  • Research and development
  • Consultation and participation