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Senior Advocate 
Debra Preston

Email Address
senioradvocate@chesterfield.gov 

Phone Numbers
(804) 768-7878
(804) 717-6211 Fax


Mailing Address
9800 Government Center Parkway 
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Senior Services
Chesterfield Age Wave

To develop a Chesterfield County plan specific to the needs and opportunities for our community, while still operating in cooperation with the surrounding localities and agencies, both private and public.

Chesterfield Age Wave Survey 

Chesterfield Age Wave Coalition

Chesterfield Summit

Overview of the Summit 

Workshop Reports from the Summit 

Chesterfield Age Wave Committees

Awareness & Access to Resources

Our mission - To provide a universal resource for positive aging in Chesterfield County.

Objectives 

  • Awareness and Access to Resources (Toolkit)
  • Community Education
  • Resources available and gaps
  • How to get information into the neighborhoods
  • Website
  • Seniors as a resources
  • Heavy involvement with the Council on Aging

Housing & Neighborhood Support

Our mission - Promoting communities that are inclusive, accessible & sustainable for all ages.

Objectives 

  • Housing and Neighborhood Support
  • Neighbor to Neighbor program – mobilize a safe community
  • Accessible housing
  • Home modification
  • Encourage universal design
  • Transportation
  • Create a “village” in neighborhoods to offer services and activities (libraries, community centers, faith community)

Community Partnerships & Collaboration

Our mission - Engaging Chesterfield County communities in identifying opportunities and overcoming barriers to support positive living and aging.

Objectives 

  • Community Partnerships and Collaboration
  • Cultural diversity
  • Healthy and active living (bike and trail paths)
  • Multi-generational activities and supports
  • Home school students and seniors
  • Community Forums
  • Projects that link schools, businesses, and library/community center/faith community
  • Coordinate with the business center to encourage entrepreneurs to address senior needs