Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)

What is a AAA?

 

The 28 area agencies on aging (AAA) provide services to help people age 60 and older, their family members and caregivers receive the information and assistance they need in locating and accessing community services. Services include:

  • Information, referral and assistance
  • Benefits counseling and legal assistance
  • Care coordination
  • Caregiver support services
  • In-home support services
  • Legal awareness
  • Nutrition services
  • Ombudsman Program

Services are targeted to those with greatest economic and social need. Particular attention is paid to people with low-incomes, older people who belong to minority groups and older people residing in rural areas. In addition, family members and other caregivers may receive information and services on behalf of the older person for whom they are providing care.

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Texas State Plan on Aging

The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is designated to serve as the State Unit on Aging (SUA), in accordance with the Older Americans Act (OAA). As the SUA, HHSC is responsible for developing a State Plan, as required under the OAA. The State Plan provides a vision and direction for Texas’ aging services network and an opportunity for the State to share its priorities and strategies for improving the lives of older Texans, people with disabilities and their caregivers.

Publications & Websites

Resources

Stakeholder Feedback

Texas HHSC welcomes input from stakeholders. Documents for stakeholder review can be found here.

Statutes & Rules

State

Federal

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