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2015 BY0 Office on Aging

Thursday, August 7, 2014

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).

Summary of Services
DCOA provides consumer information, assistance, outreach, and employment/training services for District seniors, people living with disabilities, and caregivers so that they can be better informed about aging issues, live a quality life, and maintain their independence. The agency also offers home health, adult day care, nutrition, case management, residential facilities, elder rights assistance, health promotion, wellness, counseling, legal, recreation, transportation, and caregiver services for District residents to allow older residents an opportunity to remain at home and in the community for as long as possible.