Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Mission Statement
The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Texas, located at the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission, is responsible, under Title III of the Older Americans Act, for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated service system to: Secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity in a home environment for older individuals capable of self care with appropriate supportive services; Remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older individuals; and Provide a continuum of care for the vulnerable elderly.

For more information, please see the HHS Website.

Departments and Services
Benefits Counseling

  • Helps you understand the benefits available if you receive Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security benefits, and/or insurance coverage.

Care Coordination

  • Provides case management to secure temporary, non-medical services such as personal care, home-delivered meals, caregiver relief, home maker/light housekeeping, health maintenance (items such as incontinence supplies and liquid meal supplements) and emergency response devices.

Caregiver Support

  • Provides case management to assess the needs of a caregiver and care recipient, develop a plan of action based on these needs, and arrange, coordinate and follow-up on services, which most appropriately meet the identified needs as mutually defined by the caregiver, the care recipient, and the AAA staff.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

  • Provides trained, certified volunteers to protect and promote awareness of residents’ rights in long-term care facilities.

Medication Management

  • An Evidence Based Intervention (EBI) program that uses a computerized risk assessment screening tool to analyze medication lists (including prescriptions, vitamins and supplements) to reveal any potential medication problems, possible complications or potentially harmful drug interactions.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

  • An Evidence Based Intervention (EBI) program that provides education, assistance and coping tools to those individuals who are caring for a loved one, either in-home, at a facility or across the country.

Senior Nutrition Services

  • Contracts are in place to provide congregate (group) and home delivered meals to seniors in the region.  For more information please contact the contractors directly at:

Hardin and Jefferson Counties – Nutrition and Services for Seniors (NSS) at 409-892-4455 or https://www.seniormeals.org/

Orange County – Orange Community Action Association (OCAA) at 409-886-2186

Senior Transportation Services

  • Contracts are in place to provide transportation to seniors in the region.  For more information please contact the contractors directly at:

Hardin and Jefferson Counties – Nutrition and Services for Seniors (NSS) at 409-892-4455 or https://www.seniormeals.org/

Orange County – Orange Community Action Association (OCAA) at 409-886-2186

Vendor Application and Information


The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Texas  is located at:
2210 Eastex Freeway
Beaumont, TX 77703
409-924-3381
1-800-395-5465
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