Saturday, October 6, 2007
AoA Homepage > About AoA > Organization: "AoA is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. In this role, AoA works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the Nation and alerts them to the needs of vulnerable older people. Through information and referral and outreach efforts at the community level, AoA seeks to educate older people and their caregivers about the benefits and services available to help them. Administration on Aging Organizational Directory (including e-mail links) * Office of the Assistant Secretary for Aging: (202) 401-4634 * Public Inquiries: (202) 619-0724 * Eldercare Locator (to find services for an older person in his or her locality): (800) 677-1116 * AoA Fax: (202) 357-3555 * E-mail * Federal Relay Services - 1-800-877-8339 [Off-site] Biographies of Key Personnel Josefina G. Carbonell Assistant Secretary for Aging Edwin Walker Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Programs John Wren Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management Frank Burns, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Center for Wellness and Community-Based Services"