Local Resources

Area Agencies on Aging in Alabama

An Area Agency on Aging is an agency designated by the state to carry out the Older Americans Act at the local level. Area Agencies on Aging serve both as the advocate and visible focal point in their planning and service area to foster the development of more comprehensive and coordinated service systems to serve older individuals and the disabled population. This link is a comprehensive list of the AAAs that cover every county in Alabama.

AAA Listings

Senior Centers

SARCOA supports 38 senior centers in the Wiregrass. Senior Centers offer a variety of activities and programs as well as hot nutritious meals to enjoy with friends. Home-delivered meals, transportation and volunteer opportunities are also available. To be eligible, a person must be 60 years or older or the spouse of an eligible senior.

Other Resources

Other resources

This is a non-comprehensive list of resources available in the Wiregrass area.

Senior Centers Map

The Eldercare Locator, funded by the Administration for Community Living and established in 1991, is n4a’s largest and longest-running national, direct-to-consumer program. The Call Center (800.677.1116) is open five days a week, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET and serves as an essential, trusted gateway to help older adults, caregivers and aging/health professionals navigate the maze of aging programs and services, as well as to assist them in identifying and accessing the resources that match their needs best.

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