Our Mission

The Southern Maine Agency on Aging is the focal point in Cumberland and York counties for resources, services and information to empower older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers to live to their fullest potential.

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

  • Advocate for, and respond to, the needs of vulnerable older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers, through measurably effective programs and services.
  • Serve as a Center of Excellence in Adult Day Services for people with cognitive impairment, for family caregivers, and for professionals in the field.
  • Sponsor programs that encourage informed, healthy and active lifestyles that result in aging with confidence.
  • Develop and expand partnerships with health care systems, medical providers, accountable care organizations,¬†and third-party payers that align Agency services with the needs of their constituents.
  • Increase Agency revenue obtained from philanthropic, fee-for-services, and contractual sources.