District III Area Agency on Aging
Legal name: District III Area Agency on Aging
Agency description: District III is a not for profit that was founded in 1973 under amendments to the Older American's Act of 1965. The mission is to assure that older Missourians residing in the area we serve live with maximum independence and dignity. District III sponsors 23 senior centers in a thirteen county area of west central Missouri. Services include information and assistance, congregate and home delivered meals, caregiver and in-home services, Medicare education and outreach, public benefits counseling, transportation, long-term care ombudsman program, recreational and volunteer opportunities and health and wellness programs. In 2011, District III provided documented services to approximately 12,028 unduplicated individuals.
Proposed number of volunteers: District III proposes to recruit 275 volunteers in a three year period.
Funding: District III's budget proposal is for $96,250.
Service category: Human Needs
Community needs: Senior center programs, transportation services, companionship/outreach, health education, and community-based volunteer programs.
Research-based methods: These are defined in the work plans.
Anticipated outcomes: To impact positively on the lives of those 55+.