“Agencies established under federal law, the Older Americans Act (OAA) to respond to the needs of Americans aged 60 and over in every local community with the goal of keeping seniors living independently in their own homes. AAAs…plan and provide social services and nutrition services for elders, and support for caregivers.” (Bookman et al., 2007)

Bookman, A., Harringtonm M., Pass, L. & Reisner, E. (2007). Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.