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Page last reviewed: September 24, 2023

Senior Services (60+)

The Harris County Area Agency on Aging is part of a nationwide network of agencies coordinating supporting services for adults 60 years or older and their caregivers.

    Our Services

    • About us: Learn more about the Harris County Area Agency on Aging.
    • Benefits counseling: Get one-on-one advice about Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, QMB/SLMB, and other public benefits.
    • Caregiver support:  Information and respite services to help caregivers meet their own needs as well as those of family members who are aging. 
    • Health promotions programs: Risk-reducing services for seniors such as dental, vision, hearing and prescriptions.  
    • Information referral and help: Specialists use a vast database to provide resources. All calls open the door to information about community resources.
    • Intervention services: Evidence-based programs to teach positive aging; 
    • Links to senior services: Find senior services, resources, and information.
    • Long-term care ombudsman program: A specially-trained advocate who can explain rights, resources and procedures to help identify, investigate, and resolve complaints of residents in a nursing home, skilled nursing unit, or other type of facility. 
    • Nutrition programs: Congregate meals at community and senior centers — hot meals offered five days a week to older adults (60+). Home-delivered meals — weekly delivered, well balanced meals to the elderly, homebound and/or disabled.

    COVID-19 Information

    The Harris County Area Agency on Aging  is committed to continuing to serve the needs of older adults in Harris County through the COVID-19 crisis.

    • Our home-delivered and congregate meal programs remain fully-operational; our call center remains fully-staffed to provide information, referrals and assistance; and our benefits counselors remain ready to assist with any questions you may have regarding Medicare and other benefits.
    • If you need food: If you are 60 or older, live in Harris County and in need of food or other services that we offer, call 832-393-4301. Please note: We are not distributing cleaning supplies.
    • COVID-19 questions: If you have any questions related to COVID-19, contact the Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 or visit our COVID-19 pages
      • In-home vaccinations: Free COVID-19 vaccination in your home is available to qualifying older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans. Call 832-393-4301 to see if you qualify. 
      • COVID-19 transportation help: 

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