The AAA is administered by the BTADD staff, advised by the Buffalo Trace Aging Advisory Council and is operated under the supervision of the Buffalo Trace Area Development District Board of Directors.

The Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living is responsible for developing, implementing and administering an Area Plan on Aging. The Area Plan is a comprehensive delivery system of services to seniors in the Buffalo Trace five-county area; Bracken, Fleming, Lewis, Mason, and Robertson.