Santa Rosa, CA – June 19, 2019 – June 30 marks the final
day that Sonoma County residents can offer input on future programs and
services for older adults, seniors, persons with disabilities and caregivers by
completing the Senior Needs Assessment Survey in English or Spanish. Their input
will guide the new plan of action and program funding priorities for the Sonoma
County Area Agency on Aging 2020-2024 Area Plan.
Residents can take
the anonymous Area Agency on Aging (AAA) survey online or on paper in Spanish
The anonymous survey
asks residents’ to rate topics of most and least concern in areas such as
housing, transportation, remaining safely at home, and caregiving. Residents
can also identify concerns about aging, including physical and mental health
and quality of life, and to indicate where help is needed in areas such as care
management, household help and managing medications. It also gathers
demographics about residents who complete the survey to identify concerns that
need special attention for services and support.
the oversight of its community Advisory Council, the Sonoma County Area
Agency on Aging makes recommendations to the Sonoma County Board of
Supervisors regarding the needs of older and disabled adults and their
caregivers. To help define the needs of older and disabled adults and their
caregivers, the Area Agency on Aging publishes an Area Plan and
Community Report every four years.