Innovations from the Field: Area Agency on Aging, Region One

Learn how this AAA partners with a local nonprofit to support a day program for older adults who are experiencing homelessness.

Each month, we will spotlight a AAA described in past reports. Below is an excerpt from Innovations from the Field: AAA Housing and Homelessness Programs. Read the publication to learn innovative ways that AAAs are addressing the housing needs of older adults.
Region One, the Area Agency on Aging for Maricopa County, AZ, provides a wide array of services for adults 60 and older as well as adults with disabilities and special populations, including older refugees. The AAA is also a longtime partner with the Justa Center, a private nonprofit organization affiliated with the United Methodist Church that operates one of the only all-day resource centers for homeless older adults in the country. The AAA has partnered with the Justa Center since its inception to support its mission in several ways. Learn more about this work on page four (4) of Innovations from the Field: AAA Housing and Homelessness Programs.



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