Mission Statement:

The mission of the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging is to foster independence for elder persons through the development and coordination of community-based long-term care services.The designated area agency on aging for the Arrowhead region, Arrowhead AAA is a catalyst in building communities where seniors live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures. Arrowhead AAA does this through five primary goals:


 

Advocacy and Education

In collaboration with our partners, build awareness and support of aging issues, trends, assets and needs with stakeholders and the public.

 

 

Fund Distribution

Use funding policies to build capacity for effective community services across the seven-county region; balance the needs of low-income and minority seniors and seniors living in each county; leverage community resources; and respond to emerging needs.

 

 

Systems Change

Convene providers, community leaders, and consumers to facilitate improvements in service delivery and systems integration; and develop services that address priority needs of seniors and their families in the region

 

 

Program Development

Provide technical assistance to increase individual agencies' capacity to develop or expand priority services.

 

 

Information and Assistance

Provide high quality information, education, and assistance through the Senior LinkAge Line® that meets the needs of seniors and their families and helps them make informed choices about benefits and services.