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The Area Agency on Aging, Region One, offers a variety of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for residents of Maricopa County, Arizona. We advocate, plan, coordinate, develop and deliver services for adults aged 60+, adults aged 18+ with HIV/AIDS, adults aged 18+ with disabilities and long-term care needs, and family caregivers.

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Opioid public health emergency includes older adults

Mary Lynn Kasunic wrote an opinion article about the opioid epidemic and how this “Public health emergency includes older adults.” It has been picked up by several local newspapers. You can read the full article here  

Live on Arizona Horizon

Live on Arizona Horizon Alice Ghareib, Area Agency on Aging’s DOVES® Program Manager, appeared live on Arizona Horizon on October 4, 2017 to discuss Domestic Violence Awareness month and the Area Agency on Aging’s DOVES® Program.

PRESS RELEASE – OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH; CHALLENGES FOR OLDER VICTIMS OF LATE LIFE DOMESTIC ABUSE COMPOUND THE PROBLEM   PHOENIX, Ariz: (October 3, 2017):  Domestic violence has no age limit.  Late life domestic abuse affects adults 50 and over and victims face complicated […]

The Area Agency’s HIV Care Directions program is celebrating its 25th Anniversary 

The Area Agency’s HIV Care Directions program is celebrating its 25th Anniversary  A program that started with a small budget and 3 case managers, half time director, volunteer receptionist and intake staff has grown into the sizeable program it is today that offers 9 services provided by 37 staff at […]

Congressman Grijalva meets with Area Agency on Aging Region One

Congressman Grijalva meets with Area Agency on Aging Region One Congressman Raul M. Grijalva, (D. 3rd District, Arizona] met with Mary Lynn Kasunic, Area Agency on Aging President and CEO and her senior staff to discuss the critical impact of Federal funds to  the Agency’s programs providing crucial services to […]