About Us

Who We Are

Established in 1980, the Detroit Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) is a nonprofit agency that serves older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers residing in Detroit, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park and the five Grosse Pointes. We are one of 16 Area Agencies on Aging in the state of Michigan and 670 in the nation. 

Our Mission

To educate, advocate and promote healthy aging to enable people to make choices about home and community-based services and long-term care that will improve their quality of life. 

What We Do

We assist older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers by removing social, economic, physical and psychological barriers and creating aging friendly neighborhoods through nutrition, health and wellness and senior independence. Our programs and services include: