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Deep East Texas Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

The DETCOG Area Agency on Aging (AAA) provides services and funding to enable older citizens to live dignified, independent and productive lives. 


Services include funding for senior centers throughout the region that provide congregate and home delivered meals and activities for persons age 60 and older.  Our AAA also provides health education programs, care coordination, caregiver support services, benefits counseling, and an ombudsman for residents of long-term care facilities.

​​Aging and Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC)


Our ADRC provides information, assistance and options counseling to older persons and persons of all ages with a disability to help them gain access to long-term care programs, services and support so that they might continue to live in their own communities.

Our Services

Benefits Counseling/
Legal Assistance

Answers questions regarding the application process for programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and Supplemental Insurance over the phone, through home visits, and presentations and enrollment events in the community.

Care Coordination

Persons who are age 60 and older who have been in the hospital or experienced an illness or injury may benefit from services that will promote a safe recovery. Individuals are encouraged to participate in forming their care plan.

Caregiver Support

Provides information about resources, locating services, caregiver training, peer support and counseling, respite care, and supplemental services on limited basis.

Evidence-Based Programs

Provides information in managing chronic pain and diseases.

211 Texas Information & Referral

Assesses the needs of the inquirer then actively links the client to the needed service by way of referral.


Nutritious meals are served onsite and/or delivered to home-bound seniors in a network of congregate sites and home-delivered meal service areas throughout the region.

Ombudsman Service

An Advocate Program for nursing facility & assisted living residents. Provides advocacy to residents of long-term care facilities based on laws, regulations, and procedures.

Contact Us



1405 Kurth Drive

Lufkin, TX 75904

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409-384-7614 or 1-800-256-6848



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