Senior Services Committee

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Meeting Dates/Times: Thursdays, Quarterly, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St., Glendale, CA 91205

Agendas and Minutes:
 August 23, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
 November 15, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
 February 28, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 May 30, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 August 22, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 November 14, 2019  Agenda  Minutes

Committee Members

Social Services Organization Representatives:
Talar Aintablian, Armenian Relief Society
Camilee Levee, VP Wellness Works
Rafi Nazarians, AARP CA State Director
Steve Pierce, Montrose Shopping Park Association
Tina Voskanian, Nick of Time Project
Hospital Representatives:
Marie Filipian, Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital 
Purnima Panchal, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
Melissa Varraveto, Adventist Health Glendale
Senior Advocate:
Carolyn Young, LCSW  and Glendale Resident
City Staff:
Tiffany Barrios, Library, Arts and Culture 
Captain Andrew Gano, Glendale Fire Department
Juan Gonzalez, Community Development
Matt Zakarian, Glendale Police Department


Senior Services Committee is an advisory group to the Community Services & Parks Department, whose mission is to serve as a resource for assessing the needs of the senior community, planning and partnering with community organizations to address those needs and promoting the social, economic, safety and health related services within the community which impact the safety, independence and well-being of seniors.


The Senior Services Committee will assess the ongoing needs of the senior community and work with City staff and community organizations to address those needs.


  • 13 members
  • 2 year term
  • No term limit
  • No compensation


The candidate should work in the field of social work, gerontology, case management, and or public health or safety. Of the 13 members, 5 of the members come from social service organizations in Glendale, 4 are City staff, 3 are hospital representatives and 1 is a senior advocate.

Contact Staff

Maggie Kavarian, Sr. Community Services Supervisor
201 E Colorado Street Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 548-3715

Aylin Isayan, Community Services Supervisor
201 E Colorado Street, Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 548-3772