Mission: Alliance for aging ("the alliance") is the area agency on aging for miami-dade and monroe countries. The purpose of the alliance is to function as a regional planning, coordinating, advocating, and grant managing agency.
Programs: Older americans act title iii - the federal older americans act provides assistance in the development of new or improved programs to help older persons by awarding grants to the states for community planning and services. There are three services and activities the alliance provides: congregate meals, home-delivered meals, and supportive services. The program provides congregate meals and nutrition education in strategically located centers such as schools, churches, community centers, senior centers, and other public or private facilities where persons may receive other social and rehabilitative services. The program also provides home-delivered meals and nutrition education to homebound individuals. Lastly, the program provides supportive services to boost the well-being of elders and to help them live independently in ther home environment and the community. Community.
community care for the elderly - the community care for the eldery program provides community-based services organized in a continuum of care to help functionally impaired older people live in the least restrictive yet most cost-efrfective environment suitable to their needs.
the local services program (lsp) provides funding to expand long-term care alternatives enabling elders to maintain an acceptable quality of life in their own homes and avoid or delay nursing home placement. The lsp provides community-based services to preserve elder independence, support caregivers, and target at risk persons. Through the provision of meals, transportation services, caregiver support, in-home services and expanded respite and day care services, lsp assists elders to live in the least restrictive environment that meets their needs.