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Whether you are a senior, a person with disabilities, a family member, caregiver, friend, or professional who works with seniors, we hope you'll find the information on this website useful. Our website has been developed to provide you with current information about services and programs available for older adults and those who care for them.

Who we areā€¦

The Area 1 Agency on Aging serves Humboldt and Del Norte counties. It is one of 33 similar agencies in the state of California.

  • We provide services and information for seniors and people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, friends and neighbors. Click on the links at the top of this page to learn more about the programs available from Area 1 Agency on Aging and our contract providers.
  • As a funding agency, we award contracts for nutrition and other supportive services to meet the special needs of older people in our communities.
  • As an administrative agency, we monitor, evaluate and document the performance of every contracted service provider.
  • As a planning agency, we gather information, determine priorities for service and develop a plan for service to seniors, their caregivers and families.
    As an advocate for seniors, we conduct public hearings, provide information to local and state decision-makers and collaborate with other organizations to provide needed assistance to seniors.

We invite you to explore our website and discover the many services provided for the older adult population (those 60+ years old) in Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Add our website to your list of favorites. Visit us often for the latest information about available services, programs, events and news of interest to seniors-or contact us directly using the information show above.

Enjoy your visit! The Area 1 Agency on Aging is here to assist you in finding services that will enhance your life and the lives of those you care about.

We are here to help.