Nutrition — Home-delivered meals, congregate meals, and nutritional counseling.
Senior Centers — Places to go for nutrition services, employment services, and health screening, as well as a venue for social interaction and recreation.
In-Home Assistance — Support for homebound elderly who want to be as independent as possible, including housekeeping, domestic chores, personal care, and visitation.
Care Coordination — Arrangement and coordination of services for older people in the most efficient, economical way.
Transportation — Rides to essential destinations such as nutrition sites, senior centers, doctors' appointments, and grocery shopping.
Information, Referral, and Assistance — Help getting information about federal, state, or local services.
Benefits Counseling/Legal Assistance — Help provided by trained benefits counselors on public and private benefits. Referrals to other sources of advice on legal matters.
Nursing Home Ombudsmen — Trained and certified volunteer advocates, supervised by professionals, who visit nursing facilities and work with the residents, families, and facility employees to achieve the best possible care and quality of life.
The Area Agency on Aging can be reached at (903) 218-6500 or toll free at 1-800-442-8845. Our offices are located at 1501 Pentecost Road, Kilgore, Texas 75662.