About Aging & Disability Services & Senior Advocate
The Office of the Senior Advocate, created in May 2003, is Chesterfield County's leading resource for older adults and individuals with physical and sensory disabilities. The office serves residents of ages 50 and older, family members, and caregivers.
Chesterfield County recognizes that older adults offer a wealth of knowledge and experience and want to live active, independent lives.
What We Do
Aging and Disability Services does the following:
Serve older adults who want to remain active, independent and vital contributors to their communities
Provide information and referrals to services and resources relating to issues of aging, caregiving, and physical or sensory disabilities
Give referrals to volunteer and employment opportunities, many volunteer opportunities are available with the office
Promote and coordinate services for older adults and their caregivers through regular meetings with county Human Services departments, not-for-profit organizations and private businesses
Provide information and resources to grandparents and other kin raising a child
Act as a spokesperson for older adults and their caregivers
The Office of the Senior Advocate serves as a collaborative partner working with other organizations to meet the needs of older adults. In this capacity, the office has been active with the following regional partners: