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Older American Act Acronyms
  • AAA Area Agency on Aging
  • AAHSA American Asso. of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • AAIA American Asso. for International Aging
  • AARP Formerly American Asso. of Retired Persons
  • AD Alzheimer’s Disease
  • ADA Age Discrimination Act of 1975
  • ADC Adult Day Care
  • ADEA Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 1967
  • ADHC Adult Day Health Care
  • ADL Activities of Daily Living
  • ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Centers
  • ADRDA Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association
  • ADSD Aging and Disability Services Division
  • AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children
  • AGC Residential Facilities for Groups
  • AHEC Area Health Education Center
  • ALAC Assisted Living Advisory Council
  • ALF Assisted Living Facility
  • ALFAA Assisted Living Facilities Assoc. of America
  • AoA Administration on Aging ASA American Society on Aging
  • ASC Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • BOH Board of Health
  • CCRC Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • COA Commission on Aging
  • COA Council on Aging
  • COG Council of Governments
  • DETR Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation
  • DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
  • DHR Department of Human Resources
  • DHSR Division of Health Service Regulation
  • DMHSAS Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
  • DOL Department of Labor
  • DSS Department of Social Services
  • DWSS Division of Welfare and Social Services
  • EPS Elder Protective Services
  • ERISA Employment Retirement Income Security Act
  • FCSP Family Caregiver Support Program
  • FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • FGP Foster Grandparent
  • HMO Health Maintenance Organization
  • HOS Hospitals
  • HUD Depart. of Housing and Urban Development
  • IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
  • ICF Intermediate Care Facility
  • ILC Independent Living Center
  • ILG Independent Living Grants
  • ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
  • LCB Legislative Counsel Bureau
  • LD Licensed Dietitian LTC LongTerm Care
  • LTCA LongTerm Care Authorities MOW Meals on Wheels
  • N4A National Asso. of Area Agencies on Aging
  • NANASP National Asso. of Nutrition and Aging Service Program
  • NAPIS National Aging Program Information System
  • NARFE National Asso. of Retired Federal Employees
  • NCOA National Council on Aging
  • NDOT Nevada Department of Transportation
  • NFCSP National Family Caregiver Support Program
  • NICOA National Indian Council on Aging
  • NNCIL Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living
  • NPE Nutrition Program for the Elderly
  • NRTA National Retired Teachers Association
  • NSHC National Silver Haired Congress
  • NSP Nursing Pool
  • NRS Nevada Revised Statute
  • NSIP Nutrition Services Incentive Program
  • OAA Older Americans Act
  • PCA Personal Care Attendant
  • RCF Residential Care Facilities
  • RD Registered Dietitian RFP Request for Proposal
  • RSVP Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
  • RTC Regional Transportation Commission
  • SCORE Service Corps of Retired Executives
  • SCP Senior Companion Program
  • SCSEP Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • SHIP State Health Insurance Assistance Program
  • SHL Silver Haired Legislature
  • SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
  • SNP Senior Nutrition Program
  • SPE Single Point of Entry
  • SUA State Unit on Aging
  • TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Title III Third Title of the Older Americans Act Grants for State and Community Programs on Aging
    • III B Social Services
    • III C Nutrition
    • III D In-Home Services
    • III E National Family Caregiver Support Program