Aging Services - Area Agencies on Aging
Aging Services Division, Department of Human Services
Aging Services plans, administers, coordinates and evaluates a statewide network of services for older Oklahomans. Aging Services helps develop systems that support the independence and dignity of older persons and promotes citizen involvement in service planning and delivery. Older Americans Act Title III programs and services are administered through the states eleven area agencies on aging (AAA) with federal, state, and local funding.
Aging Services Division
2401 NW 23rd, Ste 40
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
FAX: (405) 521-2086
Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Senior Info-Line (800) 211-2116
See Appendix B for Local Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).
- Individuals age 60 and older; and
- Under special conditions, persons under 60 may be eligible for certain services (i.e., the spouse of an individual 60 or older, or a person with a disability residing with an eligible person or caregiver, or a grandparent or older relative caregiver, 55 or older, living with a providing care for a child 18 or younger.)
AT SERVICES PROVIDED/COVERED
- Information & Referral
- Locating Alternate Funding
- Training for Consumer & Family
AT DEVICES PROVIDED/COVERED
- No AT devices are provided or covered.
- Contact your local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and request information and services.
PIECES OF THE PUZZLE
- Services funded are determined on an area-by-area basis.
- Attention is given to those older adults with the greatest economic (low income) or social need (rural/isolated area).
- Services that MAY BE funded and available in each AAA planning and service area includes: congregate and home delivered meals, evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion activities, nutrition education, nutritional counseling, information and assistance, in-home assistance, outreach (referrals to services), legal services, transportation, caregiver assistance, grandparents and older relatives raising grandchildren, respite, and long-term care Ombudsman.