area agency on aging

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ar·ea a·gen·cy on ag·ing

(AAA) (ār'ē-ă ā'jĕn-sēā'jing)
State and local programs that help older adults plan and coordinate for their lifelong needs. Services include adult day care, skilled nursing care/therapy, transportation, personal care, respite care, and meals.
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Area Agency on Aging



An agency that develops, coordinates, and in some cases provides a wide range of community-based services for persons aged 60 or older.
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