Who We Are

ABOUT SENIOR CONNECTIONS

Our History

Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1973. Senior Connections is a member of a network of approximately 700 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) nationwide with 25 located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Senior Connections receives federal funding under the provisions of the Older Americans Act and state funds administered by the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. Funding is also provided by city and county governments.

As a private nonprofit organization, Senior Connections accepts community support in the form of monetary donations, contributions, and volunteer service. The Agency welcomes opportunities for partnerships.

Our Vision

"Seniors with improved quality of life."

Our Mission

"Empowering seniors to live with dignity and choice."

Leadership

Thelma Bland Watson, Ph.D, Executive Director, directs the day-to-day operations of the Agency.

Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging is governed by a Board of Directors and receives counsel from its Advisory Council.

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Board Members
Advisory
4 Year Plan
Annual Report
Strategic Plan