Local and Regional Resources
The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area provides services for adults 60 years old or older, as well as their caregivers living in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis and Williamson counties.
AGE of Central Texas serves older adults and caregivers through adult day health care, caregiver education and resources, early memory loss support, health equipment lending, and peer-based computer classes for seniors.
The Aging Services Council of Central Texas is dedicated to making sure older adults and caregivers have the information and services they need to support themselves and family members as they age.
Alzheimer’s Texas provides information, referrals and a variety of support programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, their family members, caregivers and professionals.
Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter provides programs and services for patients and their families within our local community.
Catholic Charities of Central Texas works with the Commission on Aging to create community awareness on the needs of the senior population within the Diocese of Austin. Senior services and programs are designed to offer support and services to seniors who are living independently or with family members and are in need of assistance.
Drive a Senior offers services to help older adults in maintaining their independence. Services include transportation, minor home repairs/maintenance, and friendly visiting in the home or by phone.
CaregiverU is a collaboration of 25 Central Texas non-profit agencies and community organizations working together to bring support and resources to families that are caring for an older loved one.
Texas Seniors’ Guide is a free publication mailed to 75,000 seniors and adult children in Travis and Williamson counties.
The Care Communities creates volunteer families for people with cancer or HIV/AIDS; provides practical, non-medical help with transportation, household tasks, errands and companionship; and helps to ensure basic needs are met.
Travis County Health and Human Services & Veterans Service is committed to optimizing self-sufficiency for families and individuals through the delivery of services, either directly as a provider or by purchasing services from private and not-for-profit agencies in the community. Help for older adults and their families is provided through several County programs, such as the Family Support Services Division.
The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department Senior Programs encourage senior adults to maintain an active, healthy and independent lifestyle through recreational and educational programs and activities.
Family Eldercare provides a broad range of services designed to prolong independent living and prevent abuse, neglect, self-neglect and exploitation, including in-home care and respite, guardianship, bill-payer services, consultations and service coordination.
Coming of Age assists individuals 50+ in exploring their interests and strengthens communities through civic engagement. Coming of Age also offers training opportunities for nonprofits to attract and retain skilled older adult volunteers.
The Neighborhood Ambassador Program is a collaborative initiative supported by the Aging Services Council and Coming of Age Austin. The program distributes reliable, timely information about aging issues and resources through a network of community volunteers.
Capital City Village is an Austin-based nonprofit virtual community dedicated to helping seniors stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
Meals on Wheels Central Texas delivers lunchtime meals each weekday to homebound people who can no longer prepare meals for themselves and assists clients with other services that promote independent living, including home safety repairs, grocery shopping assistance, rides to the doctor, and other services.
Jewish Family Service (JFS) provides assessment, counseling, information and referral for older adults. JFS also offers a wide range of social, educational, and fitness programs at the Dell Jewish Community Campus and transportation to these programs.
The WellMed Charitable Foundation Senior Community Center is a non-profit organization that supports seniors and their caregivers with a special emphasis on wellness, prevention, and living with chronic illness, offering fitness activities, nutrition and wellness classes, computer lab and instruction, information on Medicare and other public benefits and caregiver education and resources.
The Texas Talking Book Program provides books and magazines in alternative formats for people of all ages with qualifying visual, physical and reading disabilities.
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services administers long-term services and support for people who are aging.
The Texas Veterans Portal is a resource for veterans, their families, and survivors to find and secure assistance, services, and benefits available from government agencies.
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Adult Protective Service protects older adults and adults with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
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