The Area on Aging of the Panhandle
Provides the planning, coordination and implementation of
many services. Eligible participants can take advantage of
such programs as congregate and home delivered meals,
emergency response services, adult day care, transportation,
minor home repairs/modifications, homemaker services, personal
care assistance, and legal assistance/representation.
Information and assistance, benefits counseling and nursing
home ombudsman are also provided.
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.
Meals on Wheels
home-delivered meals to those who are homebound, elderly, or
disabled. Includes program, volunteering, and events. Lubbock
Meals on Wheels delivers meals inside the Lubbock city limits.
Some surrounding communities such as Idalou, TX provide meal
deliver through a contractual agreement with Lubbock Meals on
Community Services is a non-profit located in the panhandle
of Texas. Based out of Amarillo, Texas, Panhandle Community
Services provides assistance to families and individuals
with a wide variety of programs including transportation,
weatherization and utility assistance.
Texas Panhandle RSVP
Retired Seniors Volunteer Program gives area seniors the
opportunity to use their talents and experiences to enrich the
lives of others in meaningful ways.
For The Elderly
Dedicated to serving
warm, nutritious meals to the homebound elderly in and around
San Angelo. Through their supplemental pet
food program, elderly clients receive packaged pet food at
least twice a month so that their pets can remain a healthy
and loving companion.
Time to Share
Since 1999, 'A Time to Share,' has helped serve disabled
adults and seniors in Amarillo during the Christmas time. This
year over 200 volunteers donated their time to deliver
presents to those in the community. Shopping carts as full as
the hearts of those who volunteer on this special delivery
day. 'A Time to Share' serves seniors and disabled adults
through a partnership with 17 local agencies. For most of the
recipients today will be their Christmas day. Contact Nancy
Haning 806-353-3846 for more information.
The Senior Ambassadors Coalition was formed in 1998 by
members of the community. Persons of many disciplines who
work with or for aging adults came together to identify
service gaps and work together to meet those needs.
Community Resource Coordination Group For Adults; annual
Eldercare Conference; Elder Abuse Awareness; Hunger Relief
Program; Transportation Program; Vials of Life Program; and an
annual Senior Fall Festival. SAC phone number (806) 340-5377.