Our mission is to partner with our community to foster innovative programs and services to enrich the quality of life for older adults, caregivers and diverse populations.
We envision a community where adults thrive along life’s journey.
The Area Agency on Aging, Region One is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that plans, develops, funds, administers, and coordinates programs and services in Maricopa County for adults, 60 years of age and older, family caregivers of older adults, adults ages 18-59 with physical disabilities and long-term care needs, and persons 18 and older with HIV. The Agency also serves many special populations including elder refugees, persons with behavioral health conditions, and victims of late-life domestic violence, elder abuse, and sexual assault.
The Area Agency on Aging is a licensed behavioral health provider through the Arizona Department of Health Services and is certified to bill both Medicare and AHCCCS for mental health services. All Information and Referral Specialists with the Area Agency’s 24-hour Senior HELP LINE are certified by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS). The Area Agency has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation since 2006.