The LaGrange County Council on Aging is a not-for-profit agency that was established in 1975. Its mission is to provide services and be a resource for services that improve the quality of life for the Senior Citizens of LaGrange County. We are committed to assisting individuals to remain independent in the home of their choice with dignity, preventing premature institutionalization by developing and administering Senior Programs. LaGrange County Council on Aging services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin or ancestry.
Our Mission Statement
The LaGrange County Council on Aging's mission is to be a provider and resource for services that improve the quality of life for older adults of LaGrange County and enable them to retain their independence, including providing accessible public transportation for all residents of the county.
Our Values Statement
Stewardship: We use our resources responsibly.
Teamwork: We are committed to teamwork and value everyone's contribution.
Excellence: We expect the best of ourselves and one another.
Integrity: We keep our word and are faithful to whom we say we are.
Dignity: We respect and fully recognize the person as an individual.
Our Vision Statement
The LaGrange County Council on Aging's vision is to enrich the quality of life for every LaGrange County older adult by serving as a leader and catalyst for programs, education, and services that foster independence.
Funds & Supporters
The services offered by the LaGrange County Council on Aging are made possible because of various funding sources.
Federal and State dollars are assigned through agreements with Aging and In Home Services of Northeast Indiana. These funds consist of SSBG, Choice, Medicaid Waiver and IIIB. INDOT provides financial assistance for capital purchases through sections 5310 and 5311 with a requirement for local matches. Section 5311 provides funds for operations for the public/rural transportation programs.
In addition, the LaGrange County Commissioners provide financial assistance for transportation. Other local organizations provide general financial support to the LaGrange County council on Aging. Grants and funds have been donated by Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange County Community Foundation, IU Health System, LaGrange County REMC-Operation Round Up, United Fund of LaGrange County, many local churches, businesses and individuals.