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2017 BY0 Office on Aging

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The mission of the District of Columbia Office on Aging (DCOA) is to advocate, plan, implement, and monitor programs in health, education, employment, and social services that promote longevity, independence, dignity, and choice for older District residents (age 60 plus), persons living with disabilities (age 18 to 59), and their caregivers.

Summary of Services

DCOA provides information, assistance, and outreach to District seniors, people living with disabilities, and their caregivers in order to increase awareness and access to services and supports that will enable them to maintain their independence and quality of life in the community.  The agency also offers adult day care; advocacy and legal services; caregiver respite and support; case management; education and employment training; fitness, health, and wellness promotion; in-home support; long-term care counseling and support; nutrition counseling; recreation; and essential medical transportation that allow older District residents to age in place.