Area Assistance Programs

Alamo Area Assistance


AACOG (Alamo Area Council of Governments) provides the following programs and services to its member counties:

Additional Information


For more information about any of the above services / programs, please contact AACOG at (210) 362-5200 or visit http://www.aacog.com/

Alamo Area Agency on Aging



Goals & Services

 
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. 

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. 
     ◦ Ombudsman - Advocates for residents of long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living facilities). 
     ◦ 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.

Additional Information


For more information about any of the above services / programs, please contact AACOG at (210) 362-5200 or visit http://www.aacog.com/65/Alamo-Area-Agency-on-Aging