Adult and Aging

About Adult and Aging Services

Adult and Aging Services assist elderly and disabled adults to achieve the greatest degree of independence by providing services which promote dignity and respect. Services include:

  • Transportation
  • Health insurance counseling
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Legal assistance
  • Family caregiver support

It also protects and provides services to dependent adults and seniors who are victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Information on all Adult and Aging Services programs can be received by calling (209) 385-3105.

The Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) programs are also run through Merced County Human Services Agency. AAA administers programs for the Older American's Act. These programs are notated with (AAA) after the program title.

For information about Area Agency on Aging programs, please call (209) 385-7550.

Report Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation

Adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation can be reported by calling (209) 385-3105.

Mandated Reporter Training: Elder and Dependent Adults 

Training from California Department of Social Services for reporting adult abuse as a mandated reporter.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Fair

Building Strong Support for Elders
World Elder Abuse Awareness Fair
June 15, 2022 10:00am – 12:00pm
Merced Senior Community Center: 755 W. 15th Street

You are invited to the Merced County World Elder Abuse Awareness Health Fair. The purpose of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons. 

The Merced County Human Services Agency and our community partners have come together for this health fair to share information and resources for our elder population and their friends and family. Hope to see you there.

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To learn more visit https://ncea.acl.gov/, or find ways to take action here
http://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/weaad-home