Senior Services

San Juan County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) provides numerous services for the senior citizen, including home health care, homemaker and chore services, legal counseling, information and referral, senior advocacy, escort, shopping, outreach, and more.

All senior centers in San Juan County provide a variety of special and recreational events, including games, arts & crafts, blood pressure screening, short and overnight trips, movies, etc. Transportation is provided to and from all activities.

San Juan County AAA is networked through the State of Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services and the Federal Administration on Aging. San Juan County AAA is also a member of Utah State and National Associations of Area Agencies on Aging.

San Juan County is served by the following four senior centers:

Monticello Senior Center

San Juan County Library
80 North Main Street
Martha Garner, Director
Lunch is served Tuesday and Thursday

Blanding Senior Center

177 East 200 North
Marie Nielson, Director
Lunch is served Wednesday and Friday

White Mesa Senior Center

White Mesa Community Center
Annie Cantsee, Director
Lunch is served Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Bluff Senior Center

Bluff Community Center
Betty Yazzie, Director
Lunch is served Tuesday and Thursday

La Sal Senior Center

200 South Firehouse Road
La Sal, UT
Maryanna O. Hutnick, Director

Group meals are prepared on site. Home delivered meals are available. Transportation is provided to and from meals and activities, for medical visits, shopping, sightseeing, and community events.

Activities held at the Senior Centers include recreation, health screenings, legal assistance (Utah Legal Services), counseling, and education. The Aging Program also provides home visits, longterm ombudsman, assisted living technology, and senior employment. The program is active with the County InHome Services, preventative health, and health insurance information and counseling. Other services are provided directly or through contract, such as: AARP, Adult Protective Services, Alzheimer Network, weatherization, and more.

County Area Agency on Aging
117 South Main Street
P.O. Box 9
Monticello, UT 84535