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Comparison of Responsibilities

Massachusetts Area Agency On Aging

FOCUS ON All elders and their caregivers in the Planning and Service Area (PSA)

  • Distribute Federal resources for service system
  • System coordination
  • Advocacy
  • Needs assessment
  • Provide Information and referral
  • Education

Massachusetts Aging Service Access Points

FOCUS ON Frail Elders and Caregivers

  • Provide community based services through contract, to enable elders to remain in the community
  • Conduct assessments with elder and family
  • Determine eligibility for state-funded programs
  • Provide care management and client advocacy
  • Manage Protective Services, Crisis Intervention, and Elder at Risk Programs
  • Provide Information and Referral
  • Conduct medical screenings for Medicaid services, including nursing facility screenings
    * Certain State funded programs have eligibility guidelines

Massachusetts Councils on Aging

FOCUS ON All elders in one community

  • Provide programs
  • Entry point to service system
  • Coordinate community services
  • Local advocacy
  • Local needs assessment

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