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Elder and caregivers can get answers to questions

posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:36 AM by Mary Peck

Elderly and caregivers in Northwest Oklahoma have a service providing information about programs and services for those 60 years and older. Call Tangela Henry, I&A assistant NW PSA11/SWODA case coordinator, anytime (leave a message) at the following numbers: 800-627-4882, ext. 126, 580-256-8553 (office in Woodward) or 800-658-2844 (office in Beaver).

The North West Planning Service Agency 11 (NWPSA 11) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) provides information about AAA services and other community programs concerning the elderly through the Information and Assistance (I&A) service. The I&A service is designed to help those 60 and older who need information about a program or service, or who simply have problems and do not know where to turn for help. Calls from the elderly and their caregivers are welcomed.

Some of the services that information and/or assistance can be provided for include the following: respite services for caregivers, hearing aids, transportation, housing, legal services, long-term care, Medicare, nutrition, health care, housekeeping, weatherization and other concerns of the elderly.

Tangela Henry or a representative of NWPSA 11 Area Agency on Aging will be in the OEDA Office at 1116 19th St, Woodward, Oklahoma 73801, the fourth Tuesday of every month and can be reached by calling 580-256-8553.

Tangela Henry or a representative of NWPSA 11 Area Agency on Aging will be in the OEDA Office at 330 Douglas, Beaver, Oklahoma 73932 the third Tuesday of every month and can be reached by calling 580-625-4531 or 800-658-2844.

Please check with the representative before traveling to the office in times of inclement weather.

          SWODA is the Interim Administrative Organization for the NWPSA 11.  NWPSA 11’s region of service include the following counties: Beaver, Cimarron, Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Woods, Woodward and Texas.

These services are funded in part by state and Older Americans Act Funds from NWPSA 11 AAA and DHS Aging Services.

It is policy of NWPSA 11 AAA to serve all individuals who are eligible for its programs without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, color, religion, gender, age or disability.

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