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Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) was established under the Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1973 to respond to the needs of Americans 60 and over in every local community. By providing a range of options that allow older adults to choose the home and community-based services and living arrangements that suit them best, AAAs make it possible for older adults to “age in place” in their homes and communities.
The Lumber River Area Agency on Aging takes a lead role in meeting the needs of older adults in the region through coordination and provision of comprehensive services, resource development, and effective advocacy.
The Lumber River Area Agency on Aging plans, develops, coordinates and implements effective programs and quality services to meet the needs of older adults and their families in Bladen, Hoke, Richmond, Robeson and Scotland counties by providing access to a full continuum of services and resources within the home, community and region.
Twilla Allen, MSW
Aging Program Administrator
Aging Program Assistant
Stephanie I. Powers
Family Caregiver Resource Specialist
Shontelia Sowers, BSW, MSHCA
Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman
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