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Dr. John Thompson
Executive Director

DCOA - Office on Aging

DCOA provides a variety of community-based services to District seniors and their caregivers, including: Transportation services; Senior wellness centers; Congregate and in-home meals and nutrition programs; Employment and job training; In-home care, adult day care and nursing home care; Caregivers’ respite and support; Recreation and special annual events; Case management; and Information and assistance. DCOA operates these programs internally and in collaboration with 27 grantees and lead agencies in each Ward. As of 2008, DCOA has also operated (with support from the Department of Health Care Finance) the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), a one-stop resource for long-term care information, benefits and assistance for residents age 60 and older and persons with disabilities age 18 and older.>> more