Helping hoosiers find long-term solutions

Helping hoosiers find long-term solutions

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)

Indiana’s 15 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) deliver services to older adults and people with disabilities of any age and their caregivers in 16 planning and service areas through the state. Select your county below to start.

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Indiana Pathways for Aging Enrollment is Starting

If you are an adult age 60+ with full coverage on the Indiana Medicaid program, there is a new program starting for you. Indiana Pathways for Aging will go live July 1, 2024. Medicaid will be contacting you with information about this change, but you can start your journey now at the Pathways homepage or by calling 87-PATHWAY-4 (877-284-9294).

Urge Congress to Reauthorize the Older Americans Act

The Older Americans Act (OAA) expires later this year and needs to be reauthorized to accomplish key goals of serving more older adults who need help to age well at home, meeting the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s older adults, and maintaining efficient oversight and management of local service delivery to ensure quality. Not sure where to start your OAA advocacy journey? Check out this OAA Re-Authorization Toolkit for ideas, templates and other resources.


Next Level Aging

As the Indiana General Assembly has convened to discuss many important concerns, few are as vital and universal in nature as the availability of quality, affordable, robust and reliable services for aging Hoosiers. Every time I meet someone new and they learn who I represent, they always feel prompted to share their personal story of […]

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Empowering Veterans with Home and Community-Based Services

This Veteran’s Day, we can honor our veterans helping them connect with a diverse array of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) designed both to ease their transition to civilian life and empower them to live and age through their retirement years with autonomy, independence and dignity in their own homes and communities. Accessing HCBS for […]

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Lifestyle Medicine important part of Older Americans Month

Maybe it’s because Robin Leach’s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous predominated my young adulthood, but when I heard the term “Lifestyle Medicine” a couple weeks ago, two images popped into my head: guru doctors with celebrity clients and Dr. Oz highlighting the latest unproven wellness theory. I thought it might be one of a long-line of health […]

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Senior Medicare Patrol, or SMP, programs help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries protect against, detect, prevent, and report health care fraud. In doing so, they not only protect older persons, they also help preserve the integrity of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.