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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 60. Chapter 60 Grants to Area Agencies on Aging
1/29/2020

22VAC30-60-90. Population to Be Served.

A. All Virginians age 60 years or older are eligible to receive services provided under an Area Plan for Aging Services. An Area Agency on Aging shall give preference to providing services to older individuals with the greatest economic or social needs, with particular attention to low-income minority individuals and older individuals residing in rural areas. Older Americans Act, as amended, funds and state funds shall be targeted to services which can assist older persons to function independently for as long as possible.

B. Any Virginian 60 years of age or older and his or her spouse, regardless of age, are eligible to receive congregate nutrition services.

1. The following individuals are also eligible to receive congregate nutrition services:

a. A handicapped or disabled individual who is under the age of 60 years and who resides in a housing facility occupied primarily by older individuals at which congregate nutrition services are provided.

b. An individual, regardless of age, who provides volunteer services during the meal hours.

c. A disabled individual under age 60 who resides at home with and accompanies an older individual who is otherwise eligible.

C. Any Virginian 60 years of age or older, who is homebound by reason of illness or incapacitating disability or otherwise isolated, is unable to prepare his own meal, and has no one to prepare food for him is eligible to receive home-delivered nutrition services. The following individuals are also eligible to receive home-delivered nutrition services:

a. The spouse of the older person, regardless of age or condition, may receive a home-delivered meal if receipt of the meal is in the best interest of the homebound older person. Each Area Agency on Aging shall establish criteria for determining when receipt of the meal is in the best interest of the older person.

b. A nonelderly disabled individual who resides at home with an older individual who is otherwise eligible.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-131 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 3001 et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 29, Issue 02, eff. October 24, 2012.

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