A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.
Van Buren County Department of Aging 311 Yellowjacket Lane Clinton AR 72031 501-745-8140
Van Buren County Department of Aging 11763 Arkansas 95 Scotland AR 72141 501-592-3377
A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.
Fairfield Bay Senior Center 385 Dave Creek Parkway Fairfield Bay AR 72088 501-884-7800