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AAAs and The Older Americans Act

Area Agencies on Aging provide services under the Older Americans Act for individuals age 60 and older, and their caregivers. For more information on these services, call 855-200-2372.


Title II:  Provides funding for programs including Eldercare Locator and support for successful demonstrations like the Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).

Title III B: Provides funding for services that support successful aging, including transportation, in-home chore services, information and referral/assistance, legal services, adult day care.

Title III C1: Provides funding for congregate meals served in the community, including senior centers.

Title III C2: Provides funding for reliable nutrition to homebound older adults and critical supports to prevent isolation (Meals on Wheels).

Title III A: Incentive program that provides cash or commodities to states with effective home-delivered meal programs; and furnishes much-needed resources in rural areas.

Title III D: Provides grants to deliver evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs to prevent or better manage conditions that most impact quality of life, drive up health care costs, and reduce an older adult's ability to live independently.

Title III E: Provides grants to help family membes caring for their older loved ones who are ill or have a disability. Supports include respite care, supports groups, training and assistance with accessing other resources.

Title IV: Provides funding for innovation, research and training.

Title V: Provides a network of respected state and local job training and community services programs to support low-income, older workers on the path to economic self-sufficiency.

Title VI: Provides primary authority for funding nutrition and family caregiver support services to Native American (Indian, Alaskan, and Hawaiian) elders, who are among the most economically disadvantaged older adults in the nation.

Title VII: Advocates for residents of long-term care facilities to resolve quality of life and care problems, protect residents' rights, and improve the long-term supports and services system.


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