The St. Joseph County Commission on Aging was formed in 1973. It is responsible for providing services, support, activities and information to individuals age 60 or older.

Our mission: We provide exceptional services and programs promoting independence, healthy lifestyles and engagement that focuses on seniors and benefits all citizens of St. Joseph County.

Our Principles

Partner with Others

Expand organizational service capacity through community collaboration, and inter-agency partnerships.

Inform the Public

Bring awareness of emerging aging needs and current available resources to the forefront of discussion.

Be Creative

Explore innovated methods of service delivery through research of best practices and leveraging agency and community resources.

Do it Better

Deliver quality services by developing efficient and effective processes.

Be Accountable

Example ethical, compassionate and consistent leadership, stewardship of resources, and care for the public’s trust.

SJC COA Annual Reports