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Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens
updated: Jan 04, 2014, 10:00 AM
The Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens-Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is a non-profit
organization responsible for allocating federal and state dollars to local agencies to insure that supportive,
nutrition and health promotion services to older adults in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties are
Area Agencies on Aging are also known as the "Aging Network." This network includes the Administration
on Aging (AOA) at the Federal level, the California Department of Aging at the State level, Area Agencies at
the local level and public and private agencies serving senior citizens with social, nutrition and health
services. Working together to serve the nation's elderly.
Programs and Services
We coordinate and monitor a system of services for seniors. In recent years over 2.3 million dollars has
been allocated per year by the Area Agency on Aging to support:
Home delivered meals
In-home supportive services
Respite for caregivers
Long term care ombudsman
Information and referral
Senior day care services
Senior citizen centers
Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program
Alzheimers Day Care Resource Centers
Brown Bag Program
Senior Employment Services
Vial of Life
Elder Abuse Prevention
Vial of Life
The federal government passed the Older Americans Act in 1965. This Act was designed to remove
individual, social, economic and physical barriers in order to help elders maintain independence and
dignity in environments of their own choosing. The 1973 amendments created Area Agencies on Aging.
The Central Coast Area Agency on Aging was created in March, 1975.
Visit CentralCoastSeniors.org for more information.
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