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Local Office on Aging, Inc.

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It costs nearly $7 per meal to provide Meals on Wheels to homebound elderly.  In 2016, the LOA served 148,882 meals to 907 persons. 

It costsover $20 per person, per day, for meals at the Diner's Club sites and for transportation to and from the sites so seniors can have nutrition and socialization.  In 2016, the LOA served 10,526 meals to 238 persons.

It costs nearly $10 per one-way trip to provide transportation to the doctor and other emergency appointments.  In 2016, the LOA made 16,127 one-way trips to transport 341 persons. 

It costs $2.15 per person to provide Emergency Services such as FanCare and food assistance In 2016, the LOA helped 461 persons obtain emergency services.  In addition, over 3,400 bags of food were delivered during Soup for Seniors.

Also in 2016, our Case Management team assisted 1307 older persons and their caregivers in finding needed services in the area.

Also in 2016, the LOA added Assisted Transportation, Options Counseling and Care Transitions to its aresenal of services for seniors 60 and older.

Our Caregiver Services currently serve over 100 clients per year with Homemaker services in the home, Counseling, Adult Day Care, and Personal Care.

In 2017, the LOA created the Elder Justice Alliance with many agency partners to assist victims of Elder Abuse and to educate the community on warning signs.

Our Ombudsman assisted over 425 seniors and their caregivers with Long-Term Care referrals and Nursing Home complaints.  Our Insurance Counselors assisted 2618 seniors in finding the Medicare coverage that was right for them.  And our Legal Assistance Program helped 45 seniors with the preparation of Powers of Attorney, Advance Medical Directives and simple wills.

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