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Advisory Council to Area Agency on Aging

Older Americans Act Funding Titles

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Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1965 in response to concern by policymakers about a lack of community social services for older persons. Although older individuals may receive services under many other federal programs, today the OAA is considered to be the major vehicle for the organization and delivery of social and nutrition services to this group and their caregivers.

Title IIIB - Supportive Services
Title IIIC - 1-Congregate Meals
Title IIIC - 2-Home-Delivered Meals
Title IIID - Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Services
Title IIIE - National Family Caregiver Support Program
Title IV - Research, Training, and Demonstrations
Title V - Community Service Employment Program
Title VI - Grants for Native Americans
Title VIIA - Ombudsman Program
Title VIIB - Prevention of Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation  

Read more about The Older Americans Act and Title III Funding