SPRINGFIELD — Greater Springfield Senior Services Inc. (GSSSI) announced the promotion of Anna Randall as the new Area Agency on Aging (AAA) director. Randall previously served as the agency’s information and referral supervisor prior to accepting this new role.
The Area Agency on Aging director’s role is to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment every three years in order to develop an area plan to address the needs of adults age 60 and older within the 12 cities and towns in GSSSI’s catchment area. In addition, the AAA director oversees the nutrition program (i.e. Meals on Wheels), Title III grant oversight, evidenced-based trainings, and the long-term-care ombudsman programs.
Randall has been employed by Greater Springfield Senior Services for the past 12 years. She is a founding member of the Springfield Dementia Friendly Coalition and has been a certified dementia practitioner since 2017. She received a bachelor’s degree in communications and international studies from the University of North Carolina Charlotte.