Our Mission Statement
V4A's principal activities are to:
Advocate for the resources and policies that will allow its members to help provide the choices older persons need to lead meaningful lives.
Improve the capacity of its members to better serve and represent older persons and their caregivers through information, education, training, and technical assistance.
Promote the critical roles AAAs play in helping older persons and their caregivers
Be a focal point for its members in the development and implementation of a statewide system of home and community-based services and supports and long term care, building upon the existing aging network.
Facilitate cooperative relationships among the aging network, other public agencies, and private sector organizations to develop an accessible and comprehensive system of services
Making Virginia "Elder Ready"
V4A's primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons to live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible, and to enhance elder rights.
Be Smart Virginians! Know Your Medicare Rights
The Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging SMP Program has developed a free Medicare Protection toolkit for older adults and caregivers in Virginia. The toolkits are a joint effort of the Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging Senior Medicare Patrol Program (SMP), Virginia Department for the Aging and Virginia Bureau of Insurance with support by Virginia TRIAD, SeniorNavigator and AARP Virginia. The toolkit provides useful information to help older adults and caregivers make wise healthcare decisions and protect themselves against Medicare and healthcare fraud. Read more ...
Area Agencies on Aging