Welcome


Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is an Aging and Disability Resource Center. We serve a 10 county area that includes: Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren County. We ensure coordinated, accessible services for older persons to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives. Our community focal points in each county that are senior centers serve as congregate meal sites as well as areas for seniors to go for activities and socialization. We advocate at local, state, and federal levels for seniors and adults with disabilities. WIAAA also funds Home Delivered Meal programs, transportation as well as respite for caregivers. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is located in our building and is a great volunteer resource. WIAAA is a certified SHIP site and counselors are available to provide information and direct assistance regarding Medicare, Medicare D plans, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicaid, etc.

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) FY 2017 Public Information Document

Upcoming Events

38th Annual Conference: September 1st, 2016
Mark your calendars for this year’s Annual Conference located at the iWireless Center in Moline from 8am-4pm on September 1st. We are excited to welcome national speaker David Troxel, co-author of The Best Friend’s Approach to Alzheimer’s Care, as he teaches caregivers and professionals how to effectively care for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and memory issues. For more information, please contact WIAAA at (309) 793-6800.

Registration Form for 38th Conference

ANNUAL CONFERENCE MATERIALS TO PRINT


Announcements

Open Position: Program Coordinator - Specialized Programs
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is seeking an individual for the position of Program Coordinator – Specialized Programs. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, Monday through Friday position for an administrative agency supporting programs for seniors and persons with disabilities. This Program Coordinator oversees the Long Term Care programs including the Community Care Program (CCP); Adult Protective Service (APS) Program; and the Ombudsman Program and is responsible for grant application review, monitoring authorizations and payments for Respite services for caregivers. This position is responsible for overseeing the programmatic aspects of a computerized reporting system, reviewing service provider input, preparing reports, assisting providers with system use, and resolving problems. In addition, this position serves in a lead role with Evidence Based programming for Matter of Balance and Strong for Life.

Qualifications:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the Grants and Program Manager, Jen Boedeker: jboedeker@wiaaa.org.

 

A Matter of Balance: Classes are filling up!
Our upcoming Matter of Balance classes still have limited space for participants! If you are interested in managing the fear of falling and learning new strength and balance exercises, this is the class for you. Anyone can benefit whether you have already experienced a fall (or a few), or you just want to be prepared. Call Dave Sonneville at (309) 793-6800 for more information.

Warren County YMCA
Monday/Wednesday mornings 9:00am-11:00am
Begins October 3rd, 2016
(8 sessions, ending October 26)

Christ United Methodist Church- East Moline
Mondays 10:00am-12:00pm
(8 Sessions, ends November 28)

Christ the King Church- Moline
Tuesday/Thursday mornings 10:00am-12:00pm
(8 sessions, ending October 27)

 

 

Senior Health Insurance Program Senior Corps RSVP