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Older Adult Acronyms

AAA
Area Agency on Aging
AoA
Administration on Aging
ACF
Administration for Children & Families
ADA
Americans With Disabilities Act
ADEA
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
ADEAR
Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
APS
Adult Protective Services
APTA
American Public Transportation Association
CCRC
Continuing Care Retirement Communities
CDC
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
CMS
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
CSFP
Commodity Supplemental Food Program
CTAA
Community Transportation Association of America
DOJ
US Dept. of Justice
DOL
US Dept. of Labor
DOT
US Dept. of Transportation
DOLETA
US Dept. of Labor Employment & Training Association
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
ENP
Elderly Nutrition Program
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
FDA
US Food & Drug Administration
FERS
Federal Employee Retirement System
FNS
Food & Nutrition Service, US Dept. of Agriculture
FTA
Federal Transit Administration
HCBS Waivers
Home & Community Based Service Waivers
HHS
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
IADL
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
LIHEAP
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LTC
Long Term Care
LTC Ombudsman
Long Term Care Ombudsman
MSA
Medicare Medical Savings Account
N4A
National Association of State Agencies on Aging
NASUA
National Association of State Units on Aging
NCEA
National Center on Elder Abuse
NFCSP
National Family Caregiver Support Program
NIA
National Institute on Aging
NIAAA
National Institute on Alcoholism & Alcohol Abuse
NIMH
National Institute of Mental Health
NSIP
Nutrition Services Incentive Program
OAA
Older Americans Act
PACE
Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PSA
Planning and Service Area
RHC
Rural Health Clinics
RRB
Railroad Retirement Board
RSA
Rehabilitation Services Administration
RSVP
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
RTAP
Rural Transit Assistance Program
SAMHSA
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SCP
Senior Companion Program
SCSEP
Senior Community Service Employment Program
SEE
Senior Environmental Employment
SHIP
State Health Insurance Assistance Program
SRO
Single Room Occupancy
SSA
Social Security Administration
SSBG
Social Services Block Grant
SSI
Supplemental Security Income
SUA
State Unit on Aging
TEFAP
The Emergency Food Assistance Program
USDA
US Dept. of Agriculture
VA
Veterans Administration
WIA
Workforce Investment Act

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