Mission and Purpose

The Chesapeake Task Force on Aging is a non-profit organization consisting of business professional members and local citizens who are focused on the “Quality of Life” for seniors in our community. CTFA was established as a forum to share information and resources, promote advocacy, education and training and to serve as legislative activists for seniors.

In an effort to identify the needs of the elderly population and investigate new and innovative ideas in which to enrich their lives, CTFA’s goals include the following:

• To serve as a coordinating body for various agencies, groups and citizens interested in the older adult

• Promote cooperation and communication within the community

• Encourage education and understanding of special needs of older adults

• Act as advocates on behalf of the older adult population

• Address legislative actions

• Cultivate public education and awareness programs concerning older adult services and issues

• Offer an opportunity for networking and resource sharing with members