Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens is a private non-profit organization formed in 1975 to improve the quality of life of older adults and disabled individuals through charitable, educational, social services and other appropriate means. AASC is one of 25 area agencies on aging in Virginia and serves the counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell in Southwest Virginia.

Aging is not a choice, however aging well is. AASC believes in fostering programs aimed at helping seniors stay within their homes and community as long as possible with dignity and grace.

  • AASC will host Spring Fling on May 18
  • Farm Market Fresh program helps low-income seniors buy fresh fruits and vegetables
    Low-income seniors in Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell counties may sign up now for the Farm Market Fresh program. This Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program helps low-income seniors obtain free fresh produce. Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens administers the program locally. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services […]
  • AASC receives $25,000 to repair homes of veterans
    Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens has received a $25,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America and The Home Depot Foundation through their joint initiative, Helping Homebound Heroes – a program that provides home repairs and modifications for veterans. The funding will support AASC’s efforts to ensure that veteran clients have safe and accessible homes. “We […]
  • AASC Advisory Council Meeting April 2024
    AASC’s Advisory Council will be meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 11:30 AM. The meeting will take place at the central office facility located at 216 College Ridge Road, Cedar Bluff, VA 24609.
  • Slam The Scam
    #SlamTheScam 2024 National “Slam the Scam” Day is designated by Social Security’s Office of the Inspector General to raise awareness of government imposter scams, which continue to spread across the United States. Slam the Scam Day is Thursday, March 7, 2024, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, which takes place this year from March […]