Support for Seniors, Caregivers and People with Disabilities
United Way Area Agency on Aging (UWAAA) of Jefferson County promotes the health, dignity and independence of seniors, people with disabilities and their caregivers. Through a comprehensive and coordinated system, UWAAA is enhancing lives in meaningful ways – from providing hot, nutritious meals and monitoring long-term care facilities to training caregivers and helping individuals take full advantage of their Medicare benefits.
Through Meals on Wheels and Senior nutrition programs in 2020.
Through United Way Area Agency on Aging in 2020.
Seniors searching for help can find it at the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), a program of the United Way Area Agency on Aging. ADRC provides information, counseling and referrals to access options and benefits regarding the various assistance programs for the aging and people with disabilities in Jefferson County.
Meet UWCA’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Sheree Head and Morgan Rhodes lead the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program of the United Way Area Agency on Aging (UWAAA). Hear them give insight into which rights residents have and what to do when a resident, loved one or staff member feels the facility is not honoring those rights.Read Their Story