About Us


The Southern Maine Agency on Aging’s mission is to improve the quality of life for older adults, adults with disabilities, and the people who care for them.

Our Vision

  • We envision a community in which older people are able to live to their fullest potential.
  • We will provide older adults in southern Maine with useful information, resources and services to help them meet their changing needs.
  • We will promote effective learning, social connections and healthy lifestyles that maximize independence and security.
  • We will provide extra help to those who are challenged by unusual health, social and/or economic circumstances.
  • We will offer older adults meaningful volunteer opportunities so they, and their families, will experience productive and fulfilling lives while benefiting their communities.
  • We will promote partnerships throughout the community to enhance our reach and effectiveness for the benefit of older adults.

Our Strategic Goals

  • To be the recognized source of information, programs, referral and benefits for older adults and their caregivers in southern Maine. 
  • To be a champion for the adoption by older adults of healthy and active lifestyles.
  • To be a leader in improving the quality of life for those who are dealing with challenging health, economic and/or social issues.
  • To be a resource for older adults and their caregivers by creating and maintaining collaborations with health care and business organizations.
  • To increase the percentage of Agency annual revenue derived from non-governmental sources by exploring alternate sources.
  • To maximize philanthropic support and fees for service from all constituent groups to support the strategic vision and goals of the organization.
  • To increase the number, diversity and complexity of volunteer activities throughout the Agency.
  • To meet the changing needs of older adults and their caregivers by offering innovative and high impact approaches to service delivery.
  • To enhance program, staff and volunteer effectiveness in accomplishing our mission.
  • To develop ongoing cost containment and service efficiency strategies for improved organizational performance and accountability.

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