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Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Area Agency on Aging originated in 1976 and is funded through the authority of the Older Americans Acts of 1965. state and local funds, and contributions.

What is Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging?

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) has been in existence since 1974 and operates under the auspices of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments. Funding is provided through the authority of the Older Americans Acts of 1965, State and local funds, and participant contributions. 

Eligibility for services is 60 years of age or older. Participation in the Home Delivered Meals Program additionally requires clients to be homebound with no other means of obtaining a meal.

Our Mission

The mission of the Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging (BVAAA) is to be a visible advocate and leader in the planning, development and implementation of a system of comprehensive and coordinated services, which promote dignity, independence and quality of life for seniors in their own communities here in the Brazos Valley Region.

Contact Information

(979) 595-2806 or (800) 994-4000

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Care Coordination

The primary goal of Care Coordination is to prevent or delay institutional living of older persons in the Brazos Valley region. Care coordination is a process that includes assessing the needs of a client and effectively planning, arranging, coordinating, and following up on services. More...

Administrative Services

The objective of our program is to develop and administer the area plan for a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for the elderly, (2) to serve as the leader, advocate and focal point for older persons in the planning and service area and, (3) to provide direct and contracted services to the elderly, their family members and their caregivers. More...

Advisory Council

The regional advisory council provides valuable services by helping the BVAAA identify the needs, create accessible services and target resources in your community and others in the Brazos Valley region. They advise and make recommendations to the BVAAA on aging matters. More...

Area Agency on Aging Staff

Learn more about the team that supports the Area Agency on Aging program on our staff page including titles, phone numbers and email addresses. More...

Benefits Counseling

Benefits Counseling is available through the Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging to provide information and assistance concerning health insurance options, public benefits, and entitlements. More...

Evidence-Based Programs

The Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging has implemented evidence-based programs with the goal of empowering older people to take more control of their health. More...

Information, Referral, & Assistance

The Information, Referral, & Assistance Program provides information to the inquirer about the enormous range of services available in BVAAA’s seven-county service area. Information and referral services (I&R) respond to callers requesting information and assistance. More...

Ombudsman Program

The Ombudsman Program advocates for nursing home and assisted living facility residents. It is authorized by state and federal laws. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program trains and certifies volunteers to advocate for quality of life and quality of care for residents in Texas long-term care facilities.  More...

Silver Haired Legislature

BVAAA supports the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) election. The elected delegates are a non-partisan, representative body of citizens 60+ years of age, elected by their peers. There are a total of 114 Texas Silver-Haired representatives from the 28 areas across the state.  More...

Volunteer Programs

RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people aged 55 and over. RSVP invites you to join nearly 500,000 volunteers across the country who are tackling tough issues in their communities. More...

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