The Oklahoma Alliance on Aging, Inc., (OAoA) is a nonprofit statewide educational and charitable body composed of individuals and delegates from organizations interested in affairs concerning the welfare of the elderly citizens of Oklahoma and their families. The alliance is organized to bring together organizations and individuals to work actively toward common goals to improve the quality of life for older Oklahomans. The purposes of the Alliance are to:
¨ Act as a forum for discussion of, and education on concerns of members.
¨ Provide informational material on issues contributing to the well being of older Oklahomans and make recommendations to public and private entities and the general public in accordance with the purposes adopted by the Alliance.
internal communication, coordination, and cooperative action by members, and
establish a communication
network to study issues and talk with decision-makers.
¨ Develop a base of grassroots support through member organizations to stimulate and participate in training of people to assist in carrying out the purposes and objectives of the Alliance.
¨ Assist and cooperate with member organizations in developing independent local coalitions and grassroots support for state and local issues that are important to the elderly. All actions taken by the alliance shall be nonpartisan. Statements of endorsement or opposition shall be only on issues.