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Harris County Area Agency on Aging
The Harris County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is part of a nationwide network coordinating supportive services for the elderly as mandated by the Older Americans Act of 1965 and its subsequent amendments. The AAA plans and contracts for services for senior citizens throughout Houston and 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 AAA'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 48 senior centers in Harris County. Other services include respite care and homemaker services, care-giver training, dental, hearing and legal.
The AAA is funded in part by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
For more information, click on one of the boxes below or call the Harris County Area Agency on Aging at 713-794-9001. If outside Harris County, call toll free 1-800-213-8471.
To send e-mail to the Harris County Area Agency on Aging, click here. The Houston/Galveston AAA serves Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties.
The Attorney General's Web site, www.oag.state.tx.us has a Senior Alert interactive page where citizens can report scams that have happened to them or to others. This will enable the Attorney General's office, in turn, to issue Senior Alerts informing other senior Texans of such scams. It will also allow the Attorney General's Office to take swifter action against the perpetrators of scams.
For additional information on aging services outside Harris County, click here for the Eldercare Locator.
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