The Area Agency on Aging is a program of the East Texas Council of Governments serving Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood counties. Services include: Nutrition: Home-delivered meals, congregate meals, and nutritional counseling. In-Home Assistance: Support for homebound elderly who want to be as independent as possible, including housekeeping, domestic chores, personal care, and visitation. Care Coordination: Arrangement and coordination of services for older people in the most efficient, economical way. Transportation: Rides to essential destinations such as nutrition sites, senior centers, doctors' appointments, and grocery shopping and more.
Guide to the wide range of free or low-cost services available to serve older adults and their families in the state.
Meals on Wheels has served the senior citizens of East Texas since 1973. From its humble beginnings in Tyler, serving 14 people per day, this charitable work has grown tremendously and now reaches six counties and 55 communities daily. Just last year, over 750,000+ meals were served by Meals on Wheels. Meals on Wheels is a 501 (c) (3) charity.
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