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Department of Aging and Community Living
 

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Adult Protective Services
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If you believe that an adult you know is being mistreated, exploited, or abused, Adult Protective Services (APS) can help assess and provide support.

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If you or your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia, DACL is here for you. Learn more about programs and supports necessary to live your best life for as long as possible.

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Whether it's Medicaid or SNAP benefits, DACL can assist you with applying for federally-funded benefits. 

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When we care for our caregivers, we are caring for our entire community. That’s why DACL provides a variety of programs and services to support unpaid caregivers to our seniors and adults with disabilities.

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Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers living in the District of Columbia can access free health insurance information, counseling, education, and assistance through our DC State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).

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Our Lead Agencies are neighborhood-based resource centers designed to help you find services without having to leave your own community. These local agencies can work with you directly to identify helpful resources, get referrals, and connect you with our agency.

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We offer legal services, advice, and gudiance for seniors living in the District of Columbia who may need assistance. 

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No matter how you identify, our LGBTQ programs are designed to create a space for connection for LGBTQ older adults and adults with disabilities. 

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Learn more about our community dining sites, home-delivered meal services, and nutrition counseling program. 

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Learn more about Safe at Home, our premier program committed to providing home safety adaptations for DC seniors.

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Senior StayCool Program

The Department of Aging and Community Living's Senior StayCool Program repairs or replaces window air conditioning unit(s) and inoperable heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) centralized units for income-eligible seniors.

Senior Wellness Centers
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Our Senior Wellness Centers are designed to help you continue living boldly by taking charge of your health, wellness, and social life. Visit one of our centers to find new hobbies, explore new topics, or connect with new friends.

Transportation
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To live boldly you need to move boldly. That’s why the Department of Aging and Community Living (DACL) connects you with a variety of transportation services designed to meet your mobility needs—whatever they may be.

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We offer citywide volunteer opportunites for District seniors and adults with disabilities.