Administration on Aging (AoA)

The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.

More Common Terms

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  • Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
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