About the NENAAA

The Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging (NENAAA) is one of eight Area Agencies on Aging in Nebraska. NENAAA is composed of 22 counties in Northeast Nebraska, which cover 27,000 square miles.

The participating counties:

  • Antelope
  • Boone
  • Boyd
  • Brown
  • Burt
  • Cedar
  • Cherry
  • Colfax
  • Cuming
  • Dakota
  • Dixon
  • Holt
  • Keya Paha
  • Knox
  • Madison
  • Nance
  • Pierce
  • Platte
  • Rock
  • Stanton
  • Thurston
  • Wayne

The Mission of the Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging is to assist older adults to remain independent. This is done through a variety of programs and services.

The following is a list of services that may be available:

  • Chore Service
  • Care Management
  • Respite Care
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Personal Care
  • Outreach
  • Housekeeping
  • Health Clinic
  • Health Promotion
  • Socialization
  • Legal Services
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Congregate Meals
  • Information and Assistance
  • Home-delivered Meals
  • Family Caregiver Support
  • Aged and Disabled Medicaid Waiver
  • Emergency Response System
  • Nebraska SMP (Medicare Fraud)
  • SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program)
  • Ombudsman (Advocate for Nursing Facility Residents)
  • Senior Care Options (Nursing facility pre-admission screening)

Eligibility for services is based on age. A person must be 60 years or older to qualify but other considerations may be given.

Services are provided under the Older Americans Act (OAA), the Nebraska Community Aging Services Act Care Management and/or Aged and Disabled Medicaid Waiver. Services are provided on a sliding fee scale or a suggested donation basis.

For information on services available in Northeast Nebraska, call (800) 672-8368 or (402) 370-3454. For information in other parts of Nebraska, call the Nebraska State Unit on Aging (800) 942-7830.