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The Council on Aging is a nonprofit organization serving the aging population of Etowah County. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for seniors age 55 and older and disabled persons age 50 and older. We strive to ensure all seniors in Etowah County have the education and information to be safe and healthy in mind, body, and soul.

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100% of donations go toward funding our programs. We appreciate your support.

For in-person Medicare enrollment counseling, print and fill out the Client Intake Form. Please bring completed form to your appointment.


The Council on Aging would like to thank our 2023 spring health fair sponsors:

1. Cigna

2. Silver Lakes Senior Living

3. Amedysis Hospice

4. Blue Cross

5. Aveanna Hospice

6. Alaco

7. Family Savings

8. Exchange Bank


10. Visiting Angels

11. Humana

12. Coosa Valley Health and Rehab

13. ProHealth Home Health & Hospice

14. Encompass Health

15. Aetna

16. Devoted

17. Adoration Home Health

18. Gadsden Health & Rehab

19. Riverview Regional

20. Rehab First/McGuffey's

21. Enhabit Home Health

Board of Directors

Katie Darden President

Pat Hill Vice President

Morgan Cunningham Treasurer

Wendy Miller Secretary

Susan Bailey

Robin Entrekin

Alison Estes

Mark Johnson

Butch McDonald

Pam Penland

Lori Stanfield

Michelle Hasse Sumners

Rebecca Tinker

Brad Wilson

Tiffany Works


Jenifer Grace Executive Director

Melanie Yancey Outreach Coordinator

Mary Malone Office Assistant

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What We Do

Our Programs and services include:

* Medicare Enrollment Counseling with Alabama State Health Insurance Program certified counselors.

* Be Active/Scale Back Alabama Campaign to help seniors stay fit and active.  

* Senior Outreach Program to provide educational and mentally stimulating activities to seniors in their             communities.

* Fraud Fighters program to educate and inform seniors about how to detect and prevent potential fraud           and scams.

* Dental Assistance Program available for seniors without dental insurance to help provide dentures.

* Senior Transportation services for out-of-county doctor appointments.

* EGMAP (Etowah County Guardian Monitoring and Assistance Program) trains and monitors court                 appointed guardians of elderly incapacitated persons to ensure that a proper level of care is being 

   received and guardians are accountable.

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