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  Area Agency on Aging
Contact Info
Mary Jean Holden
524 Garrison Avenue
PO Box 1763
Fort Smith, AR 72902
(479) 783-5550

Purpose/Eligibility: Area Agency on Aging of Western Arkansas, Inc. has 8 offices that provide services in Franklin, Logan, Polk, Scott, Sebastian, and Crawford Counties. Services are provided in Johnson (Clarksville), Montgomery (Mt. Ida), and Washington (Winslow) Counties doing business as Visiting Nurses Agency. Medicaid transportation services are provided in all counties, plus Conway and Pope Counties.

· Skilled Care
· Extended Care
· Hospice
· Personal Care
· Homemaker Services
Elder Choice Service
· Supplemental Chore, Respite, and Personal Care
· Case Management Services
· Caregiver Training and Respite
· Ombudsman
· Senior Center Programs
· Elder Housing (Barling, Paris, Booneville, and Waldron)
· Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation


· Title V Participant Program: Job skills training program for individuals who desire to re-enter the workplace (must be over 55 years of age and meet eligibility guidelines)

· Older Worker Programs: Employment of individuals aged 55 and over that meet eligibility guidelines

· Nurses Aide Training Program (for individuals aged 18 and over)

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