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Activities & Programs

The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) carries out a broad range of activities on behalf of older persons and adults with physical disabilities.  Following is a summary of these activities.


  • Operates and contracts for numerous programs and services for older persons and adults with physical disabilities;
  • Advocates on behalf of older persons and adults with physical disabilities to create a broader awareness of the needs of these populations and to generate additional resources to meet these needs;
  • Develops and implements a variety of wellness and health promotion programs;
  • Supports and advocates for grandparents and relatives raising others’ children;
  • Analyzes data, performs needs assessments, and develops new services for older persons, adults with physical disabilities, and their families;
  • Develops special programs to address a variety of concerns;
  • Develops public-private and public-public partnerships to increase the availability of services; and 
  • Plans and conducts special events focusing on older adults and adults with physical disabilities.
Last Updated: Friday January 16 2009
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