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Local program needs volunteers to serve as long-term care Ombudsmen

Advocates empower residents in nursing homes

LUFKIN, TEXAS – The Deep East Area Agency on Aging Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is seeking volunteers in Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine, and Sabine counties to advocate for residents living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.


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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.

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Get in Touch

1405 Kurth Drive, Lufkin, TX 75904

  Tel: 409-384-7614

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

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