The Maui County Office of Aging invites residents 18 and older to provide input on future programs and services for seniors, seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers by conducting a community needs assessment. statewide community by August 31, 2022, according to an announcement.
Developed by the State Executive Office on Aging, the first survey, “Aging in Hawaiˈi”, focuses on issues faced by kupuna and people aged 60 and over. The second survey focuses on the problems experienced by caregivers.
The data collected through the survey will help determine funding priorities for programs and services.
“Input received through these surveys will inform the development of statewide plans as well as the Maui County Regional Plan on Aging that cover the federal funding period of October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2027” , said the county director on aging. Rowena Dagdag-Andaya said in a press release. “It is important that we get feedback from residents in all areas of Maui County so that we can understand, plan, and provide effective and equitable services to our aging population and caregivers. We encourage you to share this survey with your network of colleagues, clients, friends and family members. »
The Maui County Office of Aging provides and licenses services to the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai with an emphasis on aging in place. Every service, program, and product referred or implemented by the Maui County Office of Aging and its contracted vendors serves to assist seniors and adults with disabilities in Maui County to live independent, fulfilled, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. .
Community members can complete the anonymous survey online or on paper. Responses to all surveys are strictly confidential and voluntary. Each survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.
To access the online survey for Aging in HawaiiClick on here.
To access Hawaii’s online survey for caregiversClick on here.
For more information about the survey or to request a printed copy of the survey, contact Program and Planning Specialist James Mariano at (808) 270-7349 or by email at [email protected].