Since 1974, we have joined in a collaborative effort to assist, protect, and advocate for elderly Nebraskans so that they may choose the community-based living options that suit them best. Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging continues to be a vital local resource for seniors age 60 and over in our service area.

Blue Rivers AAA has an 8-county service area in Southeast Nebraska: Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, and Thayer County. Our Administrative Office is located in Beatrice, Nebraska, the county seat of Gage County.

Our Mission

Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging's mission statement is to develop or support a system of coordinated and comprehensive services for older individuals that promotes a safe, healthy, and independent lifestyle. 

What We've Achieved from 2016-2017

  • Served over 160,086 meals to predominantly elderly and disabled individuals in our 8-county service area

  • Provided 50,899 trips throughout our 5-county transportation service area

  • Saved each Medicaid Waiver client on average $4,092 monthly and $49,104 annually

  • Arranged over 8283 total hours of Handyman & Housekeeper services for clients

  • Spent 3,445 hours visiting with and assessing clients for Blue Rivers AAA programs through our Care Management program

  • Offered 288 hours worth of self-directed care support to caregivers

  • Provided Emergency Response System services to 60 individuals