Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas (CTCOG)
Serving individuals 60 years of age and older and their residing in Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills and San Saba Counties. The Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas (AAACT), under the federal Older Americans Act, is administratively responsible for the development of a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for individuals 60 years of age and older. Visit their site to see the many services they offer.
Guide to the wide range of free or low-cost services available to serve older adults and their families in the state.
Mike's Place is once per week program on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and other types of memory loss and dementia, also serves as a source of support and rest for caregivers. Our time together provides each individual an opportunity to be social and have fun, while being occupied with stimulating and appropriate activities in a warm, safe, and caring environment. At the same time, caregivers may be ensured a bit of free time to relax and have the opportunity to participate in a monthly support group.
To provide additional support for senior adults living in City of Austin housing, AGE of Central Texas has partnered with the City and fellow community non-profit partner Family Eldercare to provide transportation opportunities for low income senior adults living at seven of the Housing Authority of City of Austin (HACA) residential properties. For more information on the programs and resources provided by AGE of Central Texas, visit www.AGEofCentralTX.org or call (512) 451-4611.
We connect Austin area volunteer drivers with seniors who live nearby and who choose to continue living independently. And we expect 3,000 more of our fellow citizens to need our services in the coming year. And even more in years to come. So whether you’re feeling charitable or “paying it forward” … or just have a gap on Thursdays between carpool and soccer practice, we’d appreciate your help.
The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a division within the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), provides quality services to support the health, safety, and well-being of older individuals in the 10-county Capital Area. This is accomplished through a variety of programs and activities. Partially funded by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, our services are provided without cost to residents throughout the 10-county CAPCOG region.
AGE of Central Texas is a regional nonprofit organization that provides education and support to people all along the spectrum of growing older, no matter where they are on that journey. Each year, AGE serves over 3,000 older adults and caregivers through its primary interrelated programs: adult day health care, caregiver education and resources, early memory loss support, health equipment lending, and peer-based computer classes for seniors. AGE of Central Texas also offers the only licensed adult day care programs in Central Texas, with locations in Austin and Round Rock.
The Caring Place, a community based non-profit organization, assist families in crisis with financial help, food, and clothing which provides emergency assistance to families in crisis in the following ways: Financial Assistance: Rent, utilities, medical expenses, temporary shelter, transportation, other. Non-financial Assistance: Food, clothing and household items. Feeding Programs: Fresh Food for Families and Hope. Annual Programs: Coats for Kids, and providing H-E-B cards to qualifying families so that they can choose the foods in accordance with their culture and traditions.
An all-volunteer organization established in 2007 to act as a community advocate for senior citizens in Comal, Guadalupe, and Hays counties and their communities. We were granted 501(c)(3) status in 2009. The organization's membership consists of more than 50 businesses, organizations, and individual members who provide goods and services to senior citizens or support those who do. They serve more than 40,000 families who are dealing with senior care issues in the three counties.
Serving Northern and Central Texas, Community Services Foundation was established by the North Texas Chapter of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America to provide heating and air conditioning assistance to elderly/disabled, low income homeowners.
A non-profit that has been serving Central Texas since 1982. Rates are on a sliding fee scale based on the clients income. Licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services to provide Personal Assistant Services. Guided by the vision that seniors and adults with disabilities should live in a supportive community with dignity and as much independence as possible, Family Eldercare provides essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers.
Connecting Seniors with Medical Care - Meals on Wheels and More is expanding its MediWheels program with help from a grant from the St. David's Community Health Foundation. MediWheels staff or volunteers will transport older individuals, living in East Austin, to their medical appointments. MediWheels also offers cab vouchers to clients who use wheelchairs and require a wheelchair lift.
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