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The Older Americans Act provides funding for an extensive network of State and Area Agencies on Aging and local providers that coordinates and delivers services, and protects the rights of older persons.This document reviews three programs that AoA supports to promote the rights of seniors and protect them from abuse, neglect, and exploitation: the Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Prevention Program, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, and State Legal Assistance Development Program.
Sources:Administration on Aging
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
Elder rights; Elder abuse; Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Prevention Program; Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program; State Legal Assistance Development Program
Administration on Aging (AoA)
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53264