Serving Seniors for over 35 years

CIAA is a private, not-for-profit service agency committed to serving seniors, family caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren. One of 13 Area Agencies on Aging in Illinois and one of over 728 in the United States, CIAA is authorized by the Older Americans Act of 1965 as amended, Illinois Act on Aging, and the Illinois Department on Aging to provide services to older persons and their caregivers in Fulton, Marshall, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell and Woodford counties.

CIAA’s GUIDING PRINCIPLES are:

  • BELIEVE in the independence and dignity of older persons
  • EMPOWER older persons to exert control over his or her own life
  • INCREASE ACCESS to needed service of quality
  • TARGET services to older persons with greatest economic and social need
  • DEVELOP SERVICES based on the needs and priorities of older persons

DIRECT SERVICES provided directly by CIAA are:

  • PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT – creation of new services, or expansion / improvement of existing services
  • ADMINISTRATION – plan, develop, manage, monitor, and evaluate services
  • ADVOCACY – represent and support older person to get services and benefits
  • COORDINATION – CIAA works with agencies to develop a network of services and benefits