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Personal Message from Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc

Executive Director, Anna Dyess

Anna Dyess

Welcome to the website of Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., the designated Aging and Disability Resource Center for Planning and Service Area One (PSA 1). PSA 1 is located in Florida’s beautiful panhandle and covers Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties. We are a proud partner with our area’s lead agencies, an extensive list of service providers, and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs.

As the Aging and Disability Resource Center, we provide information and referrals to community resources for elder persons and persons with developmental disabilities. For our elder clients we assist with Medicaid and Food Stamp applications and eligibility determination for state and federal services. These services are described in more detail in the Programs and Services sections of this website.

Thank you for visiting our website! Before you leave, be sure to visit the links to our partners and other valuable resources. Our dedicated and caring staff looks forward to assisting you in your quest for information and assistance.

Board President, Hunter Walker

Hunter Walker

Mr. Hunter Walker serves as President of the Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Aging and Disability Resource Center. He was appointed as a member of the board in 2011 to represent Santa Rosa County. In November 2020, he was elected President of the Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Aging and Disability Resource Center Board of Directors.

Mr. Walker retired in December 2015 after 20 years of service as the Santa Rosa County Administrator. His 35-year long career in local government included positions as Chief Executive Officer, City Manager, County Administrator, and Assistant City Manager.

Mr. Walker is very proud to be a member of the board of directors for the Area Agency on Aging. The board and staff work in conjunction with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and other local, state and national agencies to facilitate the service needs of the consumers, so they may age safely, and with dignity and purpose, in their own homes.



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Aging and Disability Resource Center • 5090 Commerce Park Circle, Pensacola, Florida 32505
Phone: 850.494.7101 • Fax: 850.494.7122 • Toll Free: 866.531.8011