Who We Are
The Broome County Office for Aging assists seniors and caregivers by providing the services and benefits that elders need to live independently. We offer these services both in the community and in the homes of Broome County elderly.
Our agency is a focal point for information. We help caregivers and older adults to get the services they need whether they are looking for information on healthy living or need care in their homes.
The mission of the Broome County Office for Aging is to improve and enrich the quality of life for all older persons in Broome County.
The Office for Aging:
· Promotes the dignity and independence of the older person
· Ensures that comprehensive and coordinated services are brought to bear on the needs of older persons
· Fosters public awareness of the value and contribution of older persons of the community
Part of a Network
We are one of 59 Area Agencies on Aging in New York State and part of the national aging network. As an area agency on aging, the Office for Aging is a focal point for information, advocacy and coordination of eldercare services. We provide services directly and through contracts with 21 other organizations.
Elder Service Planning
Besides providing services, the Office for Aging engages in community planning efforts both on our own and as part of the Aging Futures Partnership. We are always interested in public comments on the need that seniors and caregivers have for services and information in Broome County. You can email comments on needs or remarks on services you are currently using to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Funding for Broome County Office for Aging programs is provided by, Broome County government, the US Administration on Aging, the New York State Office for Aging, and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Funding is received from the Federal government under Title III of the Older Americans Act, the New York State Office for Aging, local municipalities, and private grants. Most services are offered for a contribution or at no charge.
The Broome County Office for Aging does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin or sponsor, sexual orientation, or subject any persons to any discrimination in his civil rights.