Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
AmeriCorps members will be trained on AmeriCorps service principles, aging and disability resources in the State of Alaska and how to provide Medicare information and assistance or deliver a chronic disease self management program. Half of the members will concentrate on presenting and providing Medicare information and generating future volunteers. Half of the members will concentrate on delivering a chronic disease self management program titled Living Well Alaska and generating future volunteers. The operating agency is a state agency and has civil service principles as its core mission. The host agencies are non-profit entities that reflect service to their respective communities. These values will be conveyed on an ongoing basis via formal training, supervision and informally through the work of the agencies.