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(40.515545,-78.40307)
 

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Mission Statement

Blair Senior Services, Inc., a private, nonprofit organization, is dedicated to improving the health and welfare of older Blair County residents. This is achieved through the coordination and implementation of programs designed to meet the needs of older persons in the community.

Description

Blair Senior Services, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation designated as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Blair County. The Agency is responsible for the planning, coordination, management and administration of community-based services for older persons. Established in 1974, the Agency’s mission is to enhance the lives of older individuals, their families, and others in need by coordinating support and assistance through a system of quality home and community-based programs and services. The Agency is part of the nation's Aging Network which begins with the Federal Older Americans Act of 1965 - Administration on Aging , to state units of aging - Pennsylvania Department of Aging, to local - this Agency which is one of fifty-two AAA's serving the Commonwealth's sixty-seven counties. In addition to meeting the needs of older adults, the Agency serves residents of all ages through diverse programming and contracts in such areas as; transportation, housing, assessments and volunteering. Our professional staff and volunteers are dedicated to the principles and values of dignity, empowerment, advocacy and respect. The Agency is governed by a fifteen member Board of Directors, four Advisory Councils also offer input and guidance to Agency services and programs.

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http://www.blairsenior.org

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