Area Agency on Aging of East Texas

Area Agency on Aging of East Texas

Providing househould assistance to aging adults in Anderson, Smith and Cherokee counties.

If household chores have become too much for you or a loved one to handle on your own, the Area Agency of East Texas can help. They provide assistance with household chores / tasks for short term periods of time. This service is commonly used after a serious illness or surgery. Available services are listed below.

Personal Care

Bathing

Dressing

Grooming

Routine Hair and Skin Care

Feeding

Exercising

Helping with self administered medications

Toileting

Transferring/ambulating

Attendant Services

Light Housekeeping

Changing bed linens

Shopping

Storing purchased items

Washing dishes

Meal Preparation

Medication Reminders

Laundry

Escort/Errands

Accompanying client on trips to obtain medical diagnosis, treatment, or both

This service does not include the direct transportation of the client by the attendant

Service Areas Include

Anderson County

Henderson County

Van Zandt County

Cherokee County

Rusk County

Gregg County

Smith County

To see if you qualify for this program please contact AAA of East Texas at 1-800-442-8845