Mission, Vision & Work


Our Mission

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging's primary mission is to build the capacity of our members so they can help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.  

Our Vision

Build a society that values and supports people as they age.

Our Work

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501(c)(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs.

Whether it is helping Washington set priorities, building the capacity of our members, raising the visibility of AAAs and Title VI programs nationwide, offering training and educational events, or working to drive excellence in the fields of I&R/A, transportation, business acumen, healthy aging, older adult engagement, livable and dementia-friendly communities, n4a is dedicated to supporting the success of its members.

Please see our Annual Report for an overview of our recent work or n4a News for the latest developments.

Support our mission? Consider becoming a member and/or making a tax-deductible donation to the Building Our Capacity Fund.

To support older adults affected by natural and other disasters, consider a donation to the n4a Disaster Relief Fund.