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We Can Help With Medicare Choices

Friday, October 15 is the beginning of the Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period for 2021. This is the time of the year when, if you are enrolled in Medicare, to make changes to your Medicare coverage. This period runs from October 15, 2021 until December 7, 2021 - Pearl Harbor Day.


This is the time you should review the Medicare coverage you have and determine if it is working for you. By now, you have received information from your Medicare providers of the changes in coverage that will take place in 2022 (there are changes made every year).  You need to read this information to find out if there are changes that will affect you.


Whatever your Medicare situation is, this is the time of the year for you to review your Medicare coverage and make changes- if changes will help you save money. Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas is able to help with this process. We do not sell any Medicare insurance. We are not insurance agents. We take your information to help us understand your particular situation and then review what Medicare plans are available to you. Then you use that information to make an informed decision concerning your Medicare coverage. If you decide to make a change we can help you start that process.



You may reach an Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas Benefits Counselor at 1-409-594-3643. As we often say, the Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas is here for you.



State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)

Do you or anyone you know need some assistance during times of an emergency event?

Who Should Register?

  • People with Disabilities

  • People with access and functional needs such as:

    •   People who have limited mobility

    •   People who have communication barriers

    •   People who require additional medical assistance during an emergency event

    •   People who require transportation assistance

    •   People who require personal care assistance




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.

About AAA
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1405 Kurth Drive, Lufkin, TX 75904

  Tel: 409-384-7614

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lobby Hours

Opens at 8:30 a.m.

Closed 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Closed 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

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