Grayson County, Virginia Print
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Lead Agency: Grayson Senior Advocacy Committee
Age-Friendly Advisory Council/Coalition
Action Plan Download
The Grayson County Seniors Advocacy Committee (GCSAC) developed its action plan to address serious health and infrastructural deficiencies in the county. The plan recommends several actions, including adding a Federally Qualified Health Clinic, increasing collaboration with partners to provide mobile dental care, and developing of a Wellness Center that would provide a place for individuals of all ages to exercise, as well as socialize and build camaraderie. Grayson County uses its plan to address serious issues with access to internet, noting that there is a severe lack of internet connectivity among its residents and the surrounding region.
Action Plan Highlights
Communication and InformationSupport and encourage the development of advanced communication infrastructure, such as broadband, wireless internet, and increased cellular coverage.
Social ParticipationDevelop a community fitness and wellness center to provide opportunities for exercise and physical fitness for older adults.
Health and Community ServicesIncrease access to healthcare by developing a wellness center, providing mobile dental care, and establishing a task force to seek funding for a county-wide Federally Qualified Health Center.