Paid Internship Opportunity with AACOG
February 09, 2017 | posted by The Institute
Who We Are
The Alamo and Bexar Area Agencies on Aging are an Alamo Area Council of Governments programs that plans, advocates, coordinates and administers services for persons aged 60 and above and their caregivers in Atacosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and Wilson Counties. The services provided are Information, Referral and Assistance*; Benefits Counseling: Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance*; Care Coordination: Help arranging services ; Caregiver Services, Education and Training: Aid to families caring for a senior in the home; Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Services to assist seniors age 55 and older raising Kin under the age of 18; and Ombudsman: Complaint resolution and advocacy for nursing home and assisted living residents. * We also assist persons of any age who may be eligible for Medicare.
What We Do
The Alamo and Bexar Area Agencies on Aging exist to build a community that supports older Bexar and the 11 surrounding Counties residents and their caregivers, which allows them to age in place with dignity, security, and enhanced quality of life. The Alamo and Bexar Area Agencies on Aging are two (2) of Twenty-Eight (28) Area Agencies on Aging in the state of Texas. The Texas Department on Aging administers the program. The Alamo and Bexar Area Agencies on Aging receives funding from the Administration on Aging as authorized by the Older Americans Act.
POC: Nicholas Jones