Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle serves as the advocate for the Panhandle’s elderly population. To accomplish its mission of promoting dignity, independence and quality of life for older people, the AAA offers a range of comprehensive and coordinated programs designed to assist the region’s elderly population and the families and friends who care for them. The AAA provides services to individuals age 60 and over and their caregivers of the 26 counties of the Panhandle. Funding for the agency is comprised of federal, state, and local funds.

The Area Agency on Aging provides the planning, coordination and implementation of many services. Eligible participants can take advantage of such programs as congregate and home delivered meals, emergency response services, adult day care, transportation, minor home repairs/modifications, homemaker services, personal care assistance, and legal assistance/representation. Information and assistance, benefits counseling and nursing home ombudsman are also provided.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice - Procurement of Services by Area Agencies on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle (AAA) oversees the delivery of Older Americans Act services across the Texas Panhandle for individuals 60 years of age and older, their family members, and other caregivers. The AAA is currently seeking qualified entities to provide services such as: Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Transportation, Adult Day Care, Emergency Response Services, Personal Assistance, Homemaker, Consulting Pharmacist, and Caregiver Respite. Parties interested in providing services must contact the Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle to obtain information relating to vendor open enrollment, the vendoring process, the types of services being considered, and the actual funding available.

A copy of the Vendor application for Services may be obtained from the Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle, P.O. Box 9257, Amarillo, Texas 79105, ATTN: Melissa Carter, (806) 331-2227. A statement of qualifications for these proposed services will be required.

The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle has an open vendor enrollment policy. Proposals will be considered at anytime. The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle reserves the right to negotiate with any and all entities that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards. The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Jaime Morales

Support Aide
Email: jmorales@theprpc.org
Phone: (806)331-2227
Toll-Free: (800)642-6008
Fax: (806)373-3268


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Kathleen Seifert

Benefits Counselor
Email: kseifert@theprpc.org
Phone: (806)331-2227
Toll-Free: (800)642-6008
Fax: (806)373-3268


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Janet Schulte

Care Coordinator
Email: jschulte@theprpc.org
Phone: (806)331-2227
Toll-Free: (800)642-6008
Fax: (806)373-3268


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Teana Waller

Program Specialist
Email: twaller@theprpc.org
Phone: (806)331-2227
Toll-Free: (800)642-6008
Fax: (806)373-3268


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Christina Montana

Nursing Home Ombudsman
Email: cmontana@theprpc.org
Phone: (806)331-2227
Toll-Free: (800)642-6008
Fax: (806)373-3268


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Sundee Rossi

Area Agency on Aging Coordinator
Email: srossi@theprpc.org
Phone: (806)372-3381
Fax: (806)373-3268


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