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Who We Are


The Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend (AAA), a program division of Coastal Bend Council of Governments (CBCOG), housed within the CBCOG, was created by virtue of Resolution No. 234 on February 22, 1974 and is one of 28 Area Agencies on Aging in Texas. In accepting this authority, the Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend assumes responsibility for the development and administration of a comprehensive and coordinated network of support
services for older persons, operating under Title III of the Older American Act and Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services for Coastal Bend residents who are:

  • 60 years of age or older
  • Caregivers of individuals age 60 and over
  • Medicare beneficiaries of any age.

    (Services limited to information and advocacy for Medicare beneficiaries under 60 years
    of age)

 

Our Mission


The purpose of the Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend is to plan and coordinate comprehensive, community based programs which responds to those older persons in the Coastal Bend Region with the greatest social and
economic needs, especially the frail, low income and
minorities, enabling them to remain independent and healthy as long as possible.

 

Our Goal


AAA’s primary goal is supporting independent living for older adults by assuring availability of high quality, efficient, community services for seniors, including:

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    Benefits Counseling

    Provides assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and other individuals concerning their public benefits and entitlements.

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    Care Coordination

    Assesses the needs of people 60+ years of age and then coordinates local resources to support an individual’s highest level of functioning.

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    Caregiver Support

    Assesses needs of caregivers and then coordinates available support services.

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    Information, Referral & Assistance

    Provides information and assistance to callers to identify and link with the appropriate service agency(ies).

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    Nutrition

    Contract with service providers who serve nourishing meals onsite and/or deliver to homebound seniors.

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    Ombudsman

    Advocates for residents of long-term care facilities.

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    Transportation

    Door-to-door trips to nutrition sites, local medical services, and social service agency appointments.

Programs under the Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend are funded in part by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, the CBCOG, local governments, non-profit organizations, participant contributions and other local resources.

Contact Us


Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend
2910 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78408-3614

Information & Assistance Line: (361) 883-3935
Toll-Free: 1-800-252-9240
Fax: (361) 883-5749

TDD users can communicate with AAA of the
Coastal Bend by dialing Relay Texas at 800-456-5094.
TTY users should dial Relay Texas at 800-735-2989.

You can also send us an email through the form below.

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