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National Association of Area Agencies on Aging


The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is the leading voice on aging issues for area agencies on aging across the country and a champion for Title VI—Native American aging programs in our Nation’s capital. Through its presence in Washington, DC, n4a advocates on behalf of the local aging agencies to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans and their caregivers.

1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
(202) 872-0888

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Organizational membership

629 area agencies on aging 246 Title VI—Native American aging programs


n4a works with and advocates for area agencies on aging to coordinate and support a wide range of home and community services, including information and referral, home-delivered and congregate meals, transportation, employment services, senior centers, adult daycare, and a long-term care ombudsman program. n4a also provides general administrative, training, and technical assistance related to the management of programs to area agencies, as well as administers the Eldercare Locator Service, a nationwide service to help families and friends find information about community services for older people (1–800–677–1116). The Eldercare Locator is funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging.


Annual conference (in summer)


Annual report National Directory of Aging Resources Educational materials/consumer brochures/research


Joellen Leavelle, Communications Director

Education programs

Diabetic Eye Disease

Low Vision

Vision and Aging

Last updated: June 24, 2019