Care for People 60+

Texas Health and Human Services contracts with local area agencies on aging (AAAs) across the state to provide services to people aged 60 and older, their family members and caregivers information and assistance they need locating and accessing community services. Services include:

  • Information, referral and assistance
  • Benefits counseling and legal assistance
  • Care coordination
  • Caregiver support services
  • In-home support services
  • Legal awareness
  • Nutrition services
  • Ombudsman Program

Services are targeted to those with greatest economic and social need. Particular attention is paid to people with low-incomes, older people who belong to minority groups and older people residing in rural areas. In addition, family members and other caregivers may receive information and services on behalf of the older person for whom they are providing care.

Where Do I Call to Get These Services?

Call 800-252-9240 to be connected to the AAA in your area.