With a staffed helpline, we are able to provide resources for older adults.
We also help with items not covered by Medicare or other sources, which may include dentures and hearing aids.
Applications are reviewed based on income eligibility and program restrictions, and support is limited depending on the amount of private donations, sponsorships, grants, and support from the community.
Information & Assistance
Information and Assistance Program connects older adults, caregivers, and professionals to services which may best meet their needs. The Senior Resource Directory, a 200+ page resource directory is compiled and published by the Information and Assistance division of Areawide Aging Agency.
Long Term Care Ombudsman
This program serves residents in Long-Term health care facilities and assisted living. The Ombudsman advocate on behalf of the individual residents. They assist in protecting residents’ rights by providing information, exploring problems, and recommending corrective action. Ombudsman Volunteers are critical to the success of the program. Join us as we work to meet the needs of those who are no longer independent and need our support.
Aging Services, Inc. provides quarterly respite vouches to provide a break for full time, live in caregivers of a senior adult. This voucher can be used to hire the individual or service of your choice to provide care to your loved one while you take a break. For more information call Aging Services, Inc. at (405) 701-2142
Health And Wellness
Active Living & Learning programs enhances health and quality of life in seniors by providing workshops to help seniors with their balance and strength.
Legal Aid Senior Division provides legal advice, counseling and education to all people who are 60 years of age and older.
These programs provide a hot, nutritious meal for anyone 60 years of age or older, five days a week. In addition to serving balanced lunches, these centers provide consumer information, nutrition education, health and welfare programs and recreation activities.
Through a partnership with EMBARK, transportation services are provided to adults, age 60 and older, who have limited or no other access to transportation sources. Trips are provided to nutrition sites, medical facilities, grocery stores and other necessary destinations. For more information, contact EMBARK at (405) 297-2583