Area Agencies on Aging

This nationwide network was established to work with seniors and their families in finding services that will allow them to remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible.

Some of the programs offered by the Area Agencies on Aging:

Community Service
Aging & Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Grandparent Resource Center, Housing Information, Information & Assistance, Intergeneration Orchestra, Legal Referrals, LifeLong Links, Senior Centers.

Long-Term Services & Supports (Call for eligibility information)
Care Management, Caregiver Support, Medicaid Waiver, Durable Medical Equipment, Personal Emergency Response, Home Delivered Meals, Chore Services, Bath Aide and Homemaker Program.

Nutrition Programs
Meals at Senior Centers, Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels), Farmers Market Coupons.

Volunteer Opportunities
SeniorHelp, Foster Grandparent Program, Home Delivered Meals, Ombudsman, Intergeneration Orchestra, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Senior Companion Program, SHIIP.

Local Offices:

Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
4780 South 131st Street
Omaha, NE 68137
402-444-6536 (Meals on Wheels)
402-444-6536 (Omaha)

U.S. Administration on Aging services:
ElderCare Locator