The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging serves older adults (age 60 and older) and their family caregivers. We serve Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, and Wise counties. Visit their site to learn about the 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.
Our Mission is to empower older adults to live with purpose, independence, and dignity by providing social, health, nutritional supports and volunteer opportunities. SCS helps to reduce isolation by providing social activities, education, nutritious meals and wellness programs. By providing these services it is our goal to help seniors maintain their independence and live in their home.
Helping Restore Ability is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 1977, continues to honor the original mission to promote independence and enrich the lives of those we serve. By providing services such as assistance with bathing, dressing, cooking, cleaning, feeding, and light housekeeping as well as nursing care and therapies, the primary goal of Helping Restore Ability is to assist the person served in remaining in their own homes (and out of institutions such as hospitals and nursing homes) for as long as possible.
Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties is a community-based, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves needy elderly and disabled persons throughout Johnson and Ellis Counties. Founded in 1977, the organization currently serves a total of 2,400 elderly and disabled persons per year in a two-county service area that covers over 1,700 square miles.
Mid-Cities Care Corps provides transportation to routine medical appointments, as well as helping seniors run errands on the weekend. MCCC provides minor home repair, which can include donating and installing wheelchair ramps, lawn maintenance, and various other projects. They do this all free of charge for seniors 65 or older(60 with a disability) living in Northeast Tarrant County.
Dallas and Collin Counties - Community Dental Care is the largest nonprofit provider of quality, routine and preventative dental care operating twelve area clinics serving senior citizens, low income families, patients with HIV/AIDS and the homeless.
A non-profit senior aid service for Southern Dallas County serving Oak Cliff, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster. If you are in need of personal assistance services (not health care) for senior citizens or the physically challenged, we would be honored to serve you. We cannot provide health care, and cannot accept Medicare or Medicaid assignments. As a non-profit church agency, we offer very reasonable rates.
A nonprofit organization, which opened its doors in 1993 to provide access to care for low-income residents of southeast Tarrant County, Texas. Our mission is to provide preventive and pain relieving services to low income residents as well as to educate children about good oral hygiene habits.
A non-profit organization committed to caring for seniors as they face either short or long term changes in abilities caused by illness or age. Supportive services such as home delivered meals, home modifications and transportation help seniors live independently. Caregivers of seniors receive information, education, consultations and support to enhance their ability to meet the needs of aging loved ones.
The mission of the Seniors Pet Assistance Network (SPAN) is to serve the needs of Dallas Countylow-income seniors, 67 years and older with basic veterinary care and pet food. We accomplish this by: Providing financial assistance for basic veterinary care which is defined as annual shots, preventive heart worm and flea medication. Other veterinary services will be considered on a case by case basis and are contingent on available funds. Pet food provided by the Aunt Louise's Pet Food Pantry.
Since 1961, The Senior Source has served greater Dallas as the go-to nonprofit for aging services. They assist older adults at all income levels from the most active to the very frail. People come to us for help with job searches, nursing home advocacy, money management, volunteer opportunities and counseling on any aging issue. The Senior Source is a United Way service provider.
If you're looking to stay fit and healthy long past retirement, come work out with YMCA Active Older Adults! Several Dallas area YMCA branches sponsor special programs for active adults 55 and older. Some branches offer group classes like Low-impact Aerobics, Senior Power Hour, Basic Cardio, and Senior Pilates. Others offer joint conditioning and Sit and Be FitĚ classes. Some branches also offer special swim classes that are easy on the joints and muscles! Several Dallas YMCA branches provide opportunities for seniors to socialize as well. Monthly pot luck luncheons may include dominos, cards, or bingo. Other branches host day trips, line dancing evenings and craft classes.
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