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Activities and 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, adults with physical disabilities, and caregivers (including grandparents and relatives raising others’ children). Following is a summary of these activities.

DSAAPD:

  • Operates and contracts for numerous programs and services for older persons, adults with physical disabilities, and caregivers.
  • Advocates on behalf of older persons, adults with physical disabilities, and caregivers 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.
  • Analyzes data, performs needs assessments, and develops new services for older persons, adults with physical disabilities, and their caregivers.
  • Develops special programs to address a variety of concerns.
  • Develops public-private and public-public partnerships to increase the availability of services.
  • Plans and conducts special events focusing on older persons, adults with physical disabilities, and caregivers.


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