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Older Adult Advocates
Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the AgingThe Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is an independent, not for profit association representing organizations that provide residential communities, health care facilities and services for older adults. Through its service, programs and activities, PAHSA communities strive to exemplify the values of the Christian Tradition and fulfill residents' physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual needs by offering a comprehensive continuum of care, so that they may experience the fullest life their health will allow.
Formerly AASHA - American Association of Homes and Services for the AgingThe members of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home. Our 5,700 member organizations, many of which have served their communities for generations, offer the continuum of aging services: adult day services, home health, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes. AAHSA's commitment is to create the future of aging services through quality people can trust.
Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1973 to respond to the needs of Americans aged 60 and over in every local community. There are over 650 area agencies on aging in the United States and 6 in Minnesota. Minnesota area agencies on aging are designated by the Board on Aging (Off Site) to provide three critical functions: OAA funding administration, community planning and service development, and information and assistance.