Idaho Commission on Aging

General Information

Idaho Commission on Aging
6305 W. Overland Road
Ste. 110
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 334 3833
ICOA@aging.idaho.gov
http://aging.idaho.gov/

Brief Description

The Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) is a state government agency under the oversight of the Executive Office of the Governor. The ICOA administers and ensures compliance of federally funded programs under the Older Americans Act (OAA).
Through a statewide network of six Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), the ICOA administers a broad array of services and programs to individuals in Idaho over the age of 60, their families, and vulnerable adults aged 18 and older.

Staff

Judy Taylor, Administrator, Judy.taylor@aging.idaho.gov

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Provides case management.

  • Counseling
    • Offers case management for citizens over 60 years of age.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Older Worker Programs helps low-income, unemployed seniors regain their economic independence and self-sufficiency by building basic skills and providing occupational training, as well as actual work experience, to enable them to compete successfully for available jobs.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to Area Agencies on Aging and information on other local aging agencies.

  • In-Home Services
    • Offers nutrition and in-home services.

  • Transportation Services
    • Offers transportation services for seniors.

  • Advocacy
    • Advocates for seniors.