Area Agency on Aging
Programs and Advocacy for Older Adults (60+) and Adults with Disabilities
The mission of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is to provide leadership, services and advocacy to promote the dignity, independence and quality of life for older adults, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.
In the time of COVID-19, the AAA is taking extra care to ensure Sonoma County’s older adults and adults with disabilities have access to resources. Older adults 60+, adults with disabilities and caregivers can get help by calling the Information & Assistance Line (707) 565-INFO (4636) or visiting SoCoEmergency Senior Resources.
AAA Supports Programs in Your Community
With the oversight of a 21-member 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.
In response to those needs, the Sonoma County AAA supports helpful programs provided by community organizations:
- Adult Day Programs: Council on Aging & Petaluma People Services Center
- Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer’s Association & Redwood Caregiver Resource Center
- Case Management: Council on Aging, County of Sonoma Linkages, Petaluma People Services Center & West County Community Services
- Elder Justice Initiative: Senior Advocacy Services
- Falls Prevention Classes: County of Sonoma AAA
- HICAP – Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program: Senior Advocacy Services
- Information & Assistance: County of Sonoma AAA
- Legal Services: Legal Aid of Sonoma County
- Nutrition Programs – Congregate Dining and Home Delivered Meals: Council on Aging, Petaluma People Services Center & Coastal Seniors, Ceres Community Project (Home-Delivered Meals Only)
- Ombudsman Program: Senior Advocacy Services
- Transportation & Mobility Management: PPSC’s iRIDE, Sebastopol Area Senior Center, Catholic Charities Caring Rides, Windsor Wheels
- Sonoma Senior Access webpage offers a searchable list of transportation options for older adults.
If you have difficulty accessing services, please contact Information & Assistance (707) 565-INFO (4636).