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Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

12011 Government Center Parkway
703-324-7948, TTY 711

Older Adult Services in the Fairfax Area

The Fairfax Area Agency Aging/Division of Adult and Aging Services serves older adults and their caregivers. Call 703-324-7948, TTY 711 for:

 

·        Information on services for older adults including recreation, transportation, adult day health care and more

 

·        Meals on Wheels/Nutritional Supplements 

 

·        Health Insurance Counseling 

 

·        Support to Family Caregivers 

 

·        Care Management and In-Home Care Services 

 

·         Help with concerns about nursing and assisted living facilities

 

Subscribe to the free monthly Golden Gazette newspaper or call 703-324-5633.

Subscribe to the free Fairfax 50+ E-news for news to use for people 50+ in the Fairfax area (scroll down to Health and Human Services).

Check out Volunteer Solutions, for volunteer opportunities that help older adults and adults with disabilities remain independent in the community. 

The agency is part of the Department of Family Services' Division of Adult and Aging Services. Its goal is to improve the quality of life and promote independence of older adults. To request reasonable ADA accommodations, call 703-324-5411, TTY 711.

 


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