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Purpose and Mission

Vision Statement

Our vision is that every older adult, adults with disabilities, and their family members have access to information, programs, and services to help them thrive in the setting of their choice.


AAADSW’s Purpose

The Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington works in partnership with service providers to provide a comprehensive, easily accessible and coordinated system of home and community-based services for seniors, family caregivers, adults living with a disability and their families. We are the federally designated Area Agency on Aging for the five southwest Washington counties of Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Skamania and Wahkiakum, and are part of the state and national network of Area Agencies on Aging.


Mission Statement

To promote independence, choice, well-being, and dignity for persons aged 60 and over, adults with disabilities, and their families through a comprehensive, coordinated system of home and community-based services.


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