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 Senior Assistance Programs - Texas Gulf Coast

Texas Gulf Coast Senior Assistance Programs

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Harris County Area Agency on Aging (HCAAA)

The HCAAA plans and contracts services for senior citizens throughout Harris County. With the Area Agency on Aging acting as an advocate, awareness of the needs of the elderly increases through services that assist the elderly and their families with options that promote independence, well-being and dignity. The HCAAA's programs are tailored to meet the social, nutritional, educational and logistical needs of all Harris County residents age 60 and above. Nutrition services include the home-delivered meal program for the homebound elderly and the congregate meal program at senior centers throughout Harris County. HCAAA offers in-home services, caregiver training and other supportive services.

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services | DADS

Guide to the wide range of free or low-cost services available to serve older adults and their families in the state.

Bay Area Meals on Wheels 

We deliver meals to the homebound Monday through Friday from Christus St. John Hospital Nassau bay, Texas. Since 1982 we have been delivering hot meals and sack lunches to our clients. At present we are delivering an average of 62 clients 5 days a week. We are an all volunteer organization from the board of directors and coordinators to our daily drivers, and substitutes. Covers parts of Galveston County that are within the Clear Creek ISD such as Bacliff, Kemah, and League City.

Vaughn Gage Healthy Aging Center 

Vaughn Gage Healthy Aging Center is an Adult Day Center that is dedicated to providing a holistic approach of care for the senior population in our community. At Vaughn Gage our mission is to provide exceptional care, services, and experiences for our participants and their caregivers. Our health care specialists include a Holistic RN, CNAs, and Activity Director with experience, skills, and compassion to assist our participants and caregivers in providing physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual support. We are the only Adult Day Center in the Cy-Fair area.

American Red Cross Transporation Services

All Red Cross Transportation Services are door-to-door service, and when necessary, hand-to-hand service. The Red Cross Community Services program provides non-emergency medical transportation and is possible because of the investment by the United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast and donations from individuals, foundations and corporations. Because the program operates through the generosity of local donors, capacity is limited. It is best to reserve a ride at least 2 weeks in advance, and you may reserve up to 30 days in advance.

InterFaith Ministries AniMeals on Wheels

The AniMeals on Wheels program was founded so that home-bound seniors on Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houstons Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston program would not feel compelled to share their limited food and resources with their four-legged friends. IFM collects donated pet food that volunteers deliver each month to seniors.

Sheltering Arms Senior Services

Sheltering Arms Senior Services is a nonprofit organization committed to the health and well-being of older adults and their family caregivers. Annually they serve more than 68,000 seniors and their caregivers through In Home Care, Geriatric Care Management & Consultation, Lifeline Medical Alert, Case Management, Adult Day Care, Housing and Energy Management, and Telephone Reassurance.

RIDES 

RIDES offers specialized transportation services for Harris County.  Services are a great option for people for whom public transportation is either unavailable or inaccessible helping eligible residents make doctor appointments, do grocery shopping or otherwise just get around and remain independent.  RIDES is a curb-to-curb subsidized program that allows eligible customers and participating agencies to purchase transportation services at a significant discount. The customer/agency pays 50% of the total trip cost.

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