Congress only has until March 1 to prevent automatic cuts in federal spending. In Pima County, significant cuts in funding for in-home and community-based services for older adults will stop the delivery of basic needs to vulnerable older adults, including access to home-delivered meals and congregate meals, home repairs, personal care, housekeeping, respite for caregivers, transportation, legal assistance, and more. Contact your Legislators TODAY. Click here for more information.
Soon after the Nov. 6 election, the focus in Washington will shift dramatically to the federal budget. In a "lame duck" session, Congress will consider possible across-the-board cuts, tax issues, and an "extenders" package of expiring health provisions.
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Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) is the designated Area Agency on Aging serving older adults and their families living in Pima County, Arizona. Pima County includes the Cities of Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley, Sahuarita and South Tucson; the unincorporated areas of Ajo, Amado, Arivaca, Catalina, Corona de Tucson, Green Valley, Mount Lemmon, Three Points, Tortolita, and Vail; the Pascua Yaqui and Tohono O'odham Nations; Davis Monthan Air Force Base and the University of Arizona.
Established in 1967, Pima Council on Aging has been and continues to be ahead of its time. PCOA was the first Council on Aging in the State and served as a model for the national network of Area Agencies on Aging. PCOA is one of eight Area Agencies on Aging in the state today and one of 655 across the nation.
PCOA is a membership-supported non-profit 501(c)(3) organization accessible to any individual or group seeking assistance or sharing our mission.
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