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The part-time I&A Program Coordinator is responsible for providing assistance through the Senior Health Assistance Program (SHAP), Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA), Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP), the Benefit Access Program, and Options Counseling, and provides information, assistance, and referral to all people aged 60 and older, adults with disabilities and informal caregivers. Schedules for providing these direct services are coordinated with the Information & Assistance Program Coordinator. This position also assists with the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Program in the ten county area.
Along with all program staff, this position works as a part of a team within WIAAA to address agency priorities and to develop other programs that contribute to the mission of WIAAA.
About Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging:
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging was founded in 1973 under an amendment to the Older Americans Act of 1965. The Act is a Federal law created to help older Americans live in their homes with safety and dignity as long as possible with appropriate services and support.
WIAAA receives federal, state and local funds and sub-grants with local community agencies in ten counties in western Illinois: Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren counties to provide services such as home delivered meals, congregate meals, transportation, legal assistance, information & assistance, outreach, options counseling, senior center, and family caregiver support programs.