Heart & Hands

Alamo Area Agency on Aging

2700 NE Loop 410, Ste. 101

San Antonio

210-477-3275

Helpline: 866-231-4922

2700 NE Interstate 410 Loop, San Antonio, TX 78217, USA

Mission and Vision

The agency is dedicated to building a community that supports older residents and allows them to age in place with dignity, security, and enhanced quality of life. The range of services provided includes congregate meals, home-delivered meals, benefits counseling, care coordination, legal assistance, nutrition and counseling and training, caregiver support, and transportation services.

Description

AACOG's Alamo Area Agency on Aging (AAA) serves 12 rural counties - Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson. If you reside in Bexar County, please visit AACOG's Bexar Area Agency on Aging.

DIVISIONS:
• Benefits Counseling - Provides assistance to seniors 60 years of age and older and Medicare beneficiaries of any age concerning their public benefits and entitlements.
• Care Coordination - Assesses the needs of people 60 years of age and older and then coordinates local resources to support an individual's highest level of functioning.
• Caregiver Support - Assesses needs of caregivers and then coordinates available support services.
• Information, Referral, and Assistance - Provides information and assistance to callers to identify and link with the appropriate service agencies.
• Nutrition - Serves nourishing meals on site and/or delivered to home-bound seniors.
• Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Advocates for residents of long-term care communities (nursing homes and assisted living communities).
• Senior Centers - Local neighborhood facilities providing organization and provision of support services and recreational and group activities for the older person.
• Transportation - Offers door-to-door trips to nutrition sites, local medical services, and social service agency appointments.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Client must reside in service area & be 60 years old. If you are a caregiver to someone, the caregiver can be any adult age, the care recipient must be 60 or older.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR CLIENT: Alamo Service Connection 210-477-3275 / 866-231-4922

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