The Arkansas senior services are numerous. Details of programs to
support your aging parents can be found in a variety of places from the
Department of Human Services or federal programs channeled through the
Area Agencies on Aging.
If you begin the conversations early, you will be better able to explore what senior services might be available to supplement your parents' planning for the future and ensure their quality of life.
Arkansas Department of Human Services - Services Directory -
Services for Persons who are Aging
A comprehensive directory of all the Arkansas senior services provided by the state government.
Department of Human Services - DHS -
Division of Aging and Adult Services
The mission of the Division of Aging and Adult Services is to promote the health, safety, and independence of older Arkansans and adults with physical disabilities. The website is organized to enable you to search for and find the information and resources you need for yourselves or those you care for and care about.
Arkansas’ statewide listing of Arkansas senior services for older adults and people with disabilities. AR-GetCare is designed to help you locate resources that may assist you or a family member to continue living at home or in your community.
Area Agency on AgingThe
Area Agency on Aging is actually a program of the federal government
coordinated through regions in the states. AAA Arkansas senior services
can be found in the 7 regions listed below.
East Arkansas Area on Aging
The mission of the East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging is to provide leadership relative to aging issues on behalf of older persons in East Arkansas. They also carry out a wide range of functions in planning, coordination, and service delivery such that older persons are assisted in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities as long as possible.
include: Case Management/Independent Living Services/Caregiver
Program/Transportation/LifeStyles/Wellness Programs/Senior Centers/Legal
Services/Ombudsman/Older Worker Program
Western Arkansas Area Agency on Aging
The Area Agency on Aging has been a leaderin providing 24-hour, in-home care topeople of all ages.
home-based anddedicated to helping you and your lovedones realize a
better quality of lifethrough individually-tailored care.
White River Area Agency on Aging
The web site of the White River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is a private non profit organization that provides Eldercare services to older adults in 10 counties in North Central Arkansas. The counties include Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, White and Woodruff Counties.
Housing Assistance/Community Services/In Home Services/Senior
Centers/White River Aging Fountation/Employment
Opportunities/Information/Benefits Eligibility Analyzer/Family Caregiver
Services/Volunteer Opportunities/Foster Grandparent Program/Senior
Centers Meals /Home Delivered Meals/Transportation/Financial
Planning/Personal Emergency/Response System/Nursing Home/State Ombudsman
Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas
The Area Agency is a non-profit agency that provides programs and services to assist with the many needs of the community. All Agency services are provided in Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Grant, Jefferson and Lincoln counties. Some services can also be found in Calhoun, Dallas, Lonoke and Union counties.
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15 Senior Centers serving the 10 counties of West Central Arkansas
serve as points of contact to provide information and referral services
to seniors in their area. Often seniors are more comfortable asking
questions of their friends and neighbors in their own communities.
Senior Center staff is also trained to answer questions related to aging
services and providers and to make referrals to the appropriate
provider of services.