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Area 9 Agency is your one-stop Aging and Disability resource. We can help with a variety of services and can guide you through the steps it takes to get you the help you and your family need.

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arrowTo assist in completing our Area Plan for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, Area 9 Agency is asking your help by completing a needs survey regarding services to older adults and the physically disabled.  You can download the survey by clicking here.  Please save the survey form to your computer, complete, and email as an attachment to Or you can print the form and return by mail to Area 9 Agency, 520 South 9th Street, Richmond IN  47374 no later than March 17th.  Your input is of great value us!

arrowWhen it comes to end-of-life care, one conversation can make all the difference.  It's not easy to talk about how you want the end of your life to be.  But it's one of the most important conversations you can have with your loved ones.  For resources to help you get your thoughts together and have the conversation, check out "The Conversation" links on our Resources page.

arrowNEW! Caring for persons with chronic illness is a rewarding endeavor, but often places extreme demands on the caregiver. Area 9 has partnered with Fayette Regional Geri-Psych Services to offer a time of respite for caregivers to refresh mind, body and spirit and learn ways of taking care of themselves.  On the first Friday of each month beginning in February 2015, caregivers can enjoy a Relaxation Day from 11:00am-1:00pm at Fayette Regional Care Pavilion in Connersville that includes lunch, paraffin hand dip, back massages and education on stress and tension reduction.  To make your reservation, call 765-827-8022.

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