Serves as a link between the national Administration on Aging and local programs, Area Agencies on Aging
This program serves unpaid caregivers of: Older adults, persons with dementia of any age, persons with disabilities, and older adults caring for minor children. Provides access to resources and services, counseling, caregiver and dementia education, support groups, respite care, and assistive supplies. There is no low income requirement. For more information, contact the local Area Agency on Aging nearest you.
Programs that offer healthy meals, social engagement, access to community resources, support independence and delay the onset of adverse health conditions. Programs promote healthy lifestyles plus support healthy behaviors for older adults.
Utah seniors often face complicated legal issues. The DAAS works jointly with federal, local and tribal levels to enhance the quality, cost effectiveness, and accessibility of legal assistance and elder rights programs provided to older persons.
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- Free or Low Cost Helpopens in a new tab
- Utah Legal Servicesopens in a new tab
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors. Participants also have access to employment assistance through American Job Centers.
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- Utah SCSEP Strategic Four Year Plans
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