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Virginia Department for the Aging Older Americans Act Overview

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CONSUMERS Federal Executive Branch U.S. Division of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging Tribal Organizations (244) State Units on Aging (56) Area Agencies on Aging (655) Local Service Provider Organizations (29,000)

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Older Americans Act (OAA) 1965 Great Society Legislation OAA has be reauthorized 16 times 2006 alteration approves the Act for a long time through 2011 Requires VDA to Advocate (Not Lobbying) for Older Individuals Advocacy or Advocate is specified 26 times President Johnson marking the OAA in 1965

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Older Americans Act (OAA) History 1965 Administration on Aging (AoA) made 1969 Created nine national model show ventures –, for example, Senior Services of Southeastern of Virginia 1972 Established national sustenance program (dinners) 1974 Added transportation 1978 Mandated Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program to serve as an obvious promoter for the elderly 1981 Emphasized strong administrations to help more seasoned persons stay autonomous in the group 1992 Added "Vulnerable Elder Rights Activities” 2000 Created the National Family Caregiver Support Program

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Older Americans Act (OAA) Title I: Objectives/Definitions Adequate Income Best Possible Physical and Mental Health Suitable Housing Institutional & Community Based Long-Term Care Employment Without Age Discrimination Retirement in Health, Honor, Dignity Participate in Civic, Cultural, Educational Activities Community Services, for example, Transportation Education About Sustaining and Improving Health Protection From Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Title II: Administration on Aging Authorizes, Organization, and Finances

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Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III: State and Community Programs Part A : Purpose Max Independence and Dignity Remove Individual and Social Barriers Continuum of Care Managed In-home and Community Based Long-Term Care Services State Units on Aging (SUA) Develop and Administer State Aging Plan Advocate for Older Individuals Designate Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) Establish Policies, Procedures, Service Standards Provide Technical Assistance Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) Develop and Administrator Local Aging Plan Establish Advisory Council Provide Services Establish Focal Points to Provide Services Facilitate Coordination of Community Long-Term Care Services Part B : Support Services & Senior Centers Community Based Services and In-Home Services: grown-up day consideration, checking (consoling contact), task, homemaker, individual consideration, private repair and remodel. Access Services: care coordination, data and help, transportation. Part C : Nutrition/Meals Subpart 1: Congregate (Group) Subpart 2: Home Delivered Part D : Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Part E : National Family Caregiver Support Program

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Older Americans Act (OAA) Title IV: Activities for Health, Independence and Longevity Demonstration Grants/Programs Alzheimer’s Disease Grants Aging & Disability Resource Center Grant Project 2025 Title V: Community Service Senior Opportunities Act Older American Community Service Employment Program Department of Labor National Contractors Title VI: Native Americans Federally perceived American Indian Tribes Native Hawaiian Program Title VII: Vulnerable Elder Rights Protection Activities Ombudsman Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation State Legal Assistance Development

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History of AAAs 1969 OAA revision made model exhibit ventures the country over. Southeastern Virginia Areawide Model Project (SEVAMP) – Senior Services of Southeastern VA was one of the first nine. 1972 OAA change made the nourishment program. Reserves from this project permitted Virginia to set up a gather dinner system in the 25 arranging areas. 1973 OAA alteration required the formation of the AAAs. Areas of the state (by and large by arranging locale) added to an arrangement for their region. With support of the arrangement awards were given to begin the AAA. Most AAAs were built up in 1974-1975.

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OAA Services are Targeted To: Older American’s Act – Section 102 Greatest Economic Need – wage at or underneath the destitution line. Most prominent Social Need – noneconomic variables, physical and mental incapacities; dialect hindrances; and social, social, or geological disengagement (country), including separation brought about by racial or ethnic status, that limits the capacity of a person to perform typical day by day assignments; or debilitates the singular\'s limit to live freely. Fragile – practically weakened not able to perform no less than two exercises of day by day living without considerable human help, including verbal reminding, physical prompting, or supervision.

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OAA Eligibility for Services Age 60 and over (with the exception of Title III-E and Title V is 55) Not a qualification (ensured access to advantages) like Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid Services can be shortened because of absence of subsidizing Self statement of wage – Not means tried. There is no check of capacity to pay, yet projects target neediness Income data possibly approached to focus expense for-administration/expense sharing

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