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History

The Los Angeles Foundation on Aging (LAFA) was established in 2006 as an independent not-for-profit organization to support and further the mission of the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging (LADOA), support new and innovative programs and sustain and enhance the quality of life for older adults and family caregivers in the City of Los Angeles.

Accomplishments

2006 Successfully recruited founding Board of Directors

2006-2007 Project CARE (Caring Actions Responding to Elders)
Provided 160 dental hygiene kits and 160 food baskets to 320 seniors throughout the City of Los Angeles

2007-2008 Project CARE (Caring Actions Responding to Elders)
$5000 in gift cards from the Vons Foundation.

Strategic Plan Development and Branding
Received $25,000 grant from the California Community Foundation to develop a strategic plan, logo and website for LAFA.

2006-2007 Aging in Place
$2964.50 in funding Wells Fargo Bank and Financial Freedom to print “Senior Focus on Reverse Mortgages”

2007-2008 Aging in Place
$10,000 in funding The National Council on Aging for Aging in Place Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Counseling project.

2007-2008 Meals on Wheel Los Angeles
Continued fundraising via payroll deductions from the Combined City Campaign and participation in the Combined Federal Campaign