Texas Senior Care and Housing Directory
Texas Senior Care and Housing Directory

Texas Senior Assistance Programs

Central Texas Senior Services and Assistance

Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services provides a range of services for older Texans that help ensure their well-being, dignity and choice. Programs also are in place to support family caregivers.

Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas (AAACT)

Serving individuals 60 years of age and older and their families residing in Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, and San Saba counties. AAACT helps seniors and their caregivers navigate through the complicated decisions they face.

 Aging Services Council of Central Texas - This 242 page resource guide has been provided by the Aging Services Council of Central Texas a strong, effective network of individuals and organizations who work together to ensure that older adults and caregivers have the information and services they need to support
themselves and family members as they age.

Chariot (formerly known as Drive a Senior Central Texas) provides free transportation and socialization for non-driving seniors. Volunteer drivers provide rides for adults 60 and over for medical appointments, grocery shopping and other necessary errands. Service is available 7 days a week and requests can be one-way or round trip. Chariot volunteer drivers use their own cars to provide seniors door-to-door rides to medical appointments, grocery stores, hair appointments, pharmacies, banks, activity centers, and support groups.

Age of Central Texas

At-Home Activities and Resources for Older Adults and Family Caregivers
Hundreds of links, videos, virtual tours, webcams and more to help older adults and family caregivers.

The Caring Place

The Caring Place, a community based non-profit organization, assist families in crisis with financial help, food, and clothing which provides emergency assistance to families in crisis in the following ways: Financial Assistance: Rent, utilities, medical expenses, temporary shelter, transportation, other. Non-financial Assistance: Food, clothing and household items. Feeding Programs: Fresh Food for Families and Hope. Annual Programs: Coats for Kids, and providing H-E-B cards to qualifying families so that they can choose the foods in accordance with their culture and traditions.

Central Texas Advocates for Seniors (CTAS) 

An all-volunteer organization established in 2007 to act as a community advocate for senior citizens in Comal, Guadalupe, and Hays counties and their communities. We were granted 501(c)(3) status in 2009. The organization's membership consists of more than 50 businesses, organizations, and individual members who provide goods and services to senior citizens or support those who do. They serve more than 40,000 families who are dealing with senior care issues in the three counties.

Family Eldercare

A non-profit that has been serving Central Texas since 1982. Rates are on a sliding fee scale based on the clients income. Licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services to provide Personal Assistant Services. Guided by the vision that seniors and adults with disabilities should live in a supportive community with dignity and as much independence as possible, Family Eldercare provides essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers.  

Meals-on-Wheels "MediWheels" Program

Connecting Seniors with Medical Care - Meals on Wheels and More is expanding its MediWheels program with help from a grant from the St. David's Community Health Foundation. MediWheels staff or volunteers will transport older individuals, living in East Austin, to their medical appointments. MediWheels also offers cab vouchers to clients who use wheelchairs and require a wheelchair lift.


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