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Area Agency on Aging


Area Agency on Aging

San Mateo County Health’s Aging and Adult Services (AAS) serves as the local Area Agency on Aging (AAA). AAA was created by the federal Older Americans Act as the focal point for aging concerns at the community level. AAA also creates the Area Plan. Agency goals:

  • Lead in addressing the needs of older adults and people with disabilities in San Mateo County
  • Promote consumer and other public involvement in the planning and delivery of services
  • Develop systems of care in the community that supports independence for older adults and people with disabilities
  • Administer federal, state, local & private funds to support an integrated system of care
General information

Area Plan
For Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for San Mateo County is AAS. The Area Plan is intended to accurately reflect the AAA’s future activities by involving and serving older adults, their families, and caregivers.

Area Plan Update Final FY 2023-2024

Area Plan Update Final FY 2022-2023

Area Plan Funding Matrix FY 2021-2022

Area Plan FY 2020-2024

Area Plan Update FY 2021-2022 Final

The Area Plan provides the format and structure to identify and document needs and addresses concerns in a manner consistent with the Older Americans Act and the Older Californians Act to enable communities and the AAA to plan for the future. The AAA is charged with addressing and planning for a broad spectrum of matters related to older individuals and adults with disabilities.

General information

Partners & Contractors

Partners & Contractors

The AAA plays a role in contracting services with other San Mateo County agencies, cities and community-based organizations to provide needed services.