Seniors can apply through their local agency on aging to receive help with their routine household chores, such as shopping, doing laundry, general house cleaning, preparing meals, and yard work such as mowing grass, raking leaves, pulling weeds, and clearing snow.
Then, what is local Area Agency on Aging?
An Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is a public or private nonprofit agency designated by a state to address the needs and concerns of all older persons at the regional and local levels. AAA is a general term—names of local AAAs may vary.
Thereof, how many area agencies on aging are there in the US?
In 2016, there were 622 AAAs serving older adults in virtually every community in the nation.
What do seniors need the most?
When they were asked which factor is most important to maintain a high quality of life in their senior years, staying connected to friends and family was the top choice of 4 in 10 seniors, ahead of having financial means (30 percent).
Senior citizen food programs
Not only can a senior citizen get a free, nutritious USDA approved hot meal or lunch or grocery bag of Ensure nutritional supplements, but they can also have the opportunity to socialize with their peers.
An Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is a public or private non-profit agency, designated by the state to address the needs and concerns of all older persons at the regional and local levels. “Area Agency on Aging” is a generic term—specific names of local AAAs may vary.
Overview. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a 60-year old non-profit organization that advocates services, resources, and initiatives to improve the lives of older Americans.
Be 60 years of age or older. Be a legal resident of Virginia.
Social isolation of caregivers and older persons, and the ensuing lack of social support, is a significant risk factor for elder abuse by caregivers. Many elderly people are isolated because of loss of physical or mental capacity, or through the loss of friends and family members.