LAFA Mission Statement
The mission of LAFA is to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families in the City of Los Angeles by improving upon and expanding existing services, and supporting new and innovative programs.
LAFA’s vision for the City of Los Angeles is to have a City where:
The needs of older people are met with dignity and professionalism.
Older adults in Los Angeles have access to the services they need, and are empowered by choice.
Older adults and their caregivers in Los Angeles are equipped to advocate for and have access to services in their communities.
Older Adults and their caregivers have the information and tools necessary to make informed decisions.
Maintaining a high level of integrity, quality, and excellence in service provision.
Empowering individuals with information to make decisions that best suit their needs and lifestyle.
Consumer centered approaches to services in the community.
Recognizing the diversity of older people and their different needs, choices, cultures and values.
Collaborating is essential to maximizing resources and program success.
The Impact of Aging
As the population of older adults increases in the coming years, senior programs, services and the City of Los Angeles need to be prepared to handle greater demands and maximize resources.
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