Making informed decisions about healthcare, housing, transportation, and long-term care services and support for older adults, persons with disabilities, and other special needs populations overwhelms families across the country. Medicare beneficiaries, especially those with low incomes, will receive more education on coverage options while older adults and disabled persons will be able to find resources to live safely at home.
Service Area - The service area encompasses 12 counties in the region with the exception of Harris County, which has its own aging and disability resource center. The counties include Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller, Walker, and Wharton; the same counties served by the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging.
Services Provided - Enhanced Information, Assistance, and Referral; Connecting people with disabilities, older adults, and caregivers to community resources.; Respite Services; Providing resources to help family caregivers take a break.; Transition Planning and Counseling; Supporting nursing home residents who are not on Medicaid transition to community living. ; Housing Navigation; Helping people with disabilities and older adults find affordable and accessible housing options.; Medicare Education; Educating Medicare beneficiaries on coverage options.
Accessible Location: No
|Type of Organization||Government|
|Categories||Housing, Medical, Respite, Transportation|
|Services offered in Spanish?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||All Ages|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Genetic or Congenital Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Medical Condition, Mental Health Disorder, Physical Disability|
|Does this organization belong to all disabilities?||yes|
|This organization belongs to these diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||No|