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AREA AGENCY on AGING Area Agency on Aging Home Page

Area Agencies on Aging provide local services, act as advocates, and generally assist older citizens to remain active in their communities. We operate under program guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, with County, State and Federal funding.

The purpose of the Area Agency on Aging is to plan and coordinate the provision of services to the OLDER ADULTS in Northampton County.
These services, delivered directly, purchase of service from a community agency, or by cooperative agreement, are designed to enhance the independence and dignity of older adults, and to provide protection as well.

The Area Agency on Aging serves residents of Northampton County who are 60 years of age or older. No distinction is made on the basis of race, color, nationality, creed, sex or income. The Area Agency on Aging is an Affirmative Action Employer and Provider.


 Outstanding Senior Awards

The Advisory Council of the Northampton County Area Agency on Aging is looking for this years nominees for the Outstanding Senior Awards.  The Award Program will be held at Wesley Church, 2540 Center Street, Bethlehem, PA on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. 

To nominate an Outstanding Senior for 2018, fill out the Nomination Form below and return to Area Agency on Aging by March 21, 2018.

OSA Nomination Letter and Form 2018.doc 

Last year the Advisory Council of the Northampton County Area Agency on Aging honored twelve older adult residents, one of which received an Intergenerational award, and one group, who had contributed their time and talents for the benefit of others in the community.

Several Northampton County Council members were present as well as State Representatives. We honored our county residents from the following: Washington Township, Bethlehem, Bangor, Bethlehem Township, Hanover Township, Portland, Forks Township, Walnutport, Easton, Borough of Fountain Hill and Palmer Township- a good representation of our entire County.

Pictured below are the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Senior Awards.

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