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The Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging is the leader in information and resources for older adults and caregivers in Central Massachusetts. Since 1974, Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging has sought to provide nutrition services, transportation, legal assistance, crisis intervention and other services to older persons. Building on over four decades of experience, we connect individuals across Worcester and Middlesex Counties with the assistance they need.


Our Mission Statement

The Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging (CMAA) seeks to enhance the quality of life for area older persons and caregivers through Leadership, Resources, Coordination of Services and Advocacy.


Our Vision Statement

We are the area’s leader in the planning, development and funding of a comprehensive and coordinated community-based service system throughout our planning and service area. CMAA holds a preeminent place in the provision of information online, helping all consumers in leading independent, meaningful and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.


What is an AAA (Area Agency on Aging)?

An Area Agency On Aging (AAA) is an agency designated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and charged with the responsibility to plan and support social services and nutrition services under the Older Americans Act. AAAs grant or contract with public and private organizations to promote services for older persons, within a specific Planning and Service Area.


What is an ASAP (Aging Services Access Point)?

An Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) is a private, non-profit, state-designated agencies under contract with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs that provides a single-entry point for seniors to access a variety of programs and services.