Produce vouchers available now for Senior Farmers Market Program
Applications are now being accepted for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers. To apply for the program, click “learn more” below to be taken to the online application. Seniors not comfortable with, or who don’t have access to the Internet, should contact the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-AGE-LINE or 800-243-5463, and personnel will complete the application over the phone and submit it.
The program offers low-income seniors $30 worth of vouchers redeemable at area Farmers Markets to buy fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from Alabama farmers. To qualify for vouchers, applicants must be 60 years of age or older and also fall below one of the following annual income levels:
One-person household: $1,605.00 monthly
Two-person household: $2,163.00 monthly
Three-person household: $2,721.00 monthly
The number of vouchers is limited, so completing the application doesn’t guarantee receipt of Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers.
Area Agency on Aging joins
fight against senior hunger
Did you know hunger adds 14 years to a senior citizen's physical age? This means a 60-year-old experiencing hunger has the same limitations in activities of daily living as a 74-year-old. But, there's help for hungry seniors in Alabama.
We want to hear from you!
The Area Agency on Aging of the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission provides assistance to older adults, disabled individuals, their families and caregivers. The agency wants to hear from Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia County residents about how we might better serve you. Please click on the link below to take the survey.
You are invited to the SHIP Monthly Medicare Birthday Bash!
Give yourself a birthday gift and, before you turn 65, get help wading through the choices and information related to Medicare eligibility at one of our monthly seminars. They are 9 a.m. – noon, the first Tuesday of each month at the GM&O BUILDING, 110 Beauregard St., Mobile. The SHIP program offers free, unbiased information on Medicare and other related program. To learn more, call 251-433-6541 or 1-800-243-5463, or e-mail email@example.com.
Help us thank our Senior Expo sponsors by supporting them
Each year, the AAA hosts Senior Expos in Baldwin and Mobile Counties. We couldn't do it without the help of our generous sponsors. Help us thank them by supporting the work they do.