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  • Area Agencies on Aging: A Place to Get Help

    The Texas Department on Aging has many ways of helping older adults, their families, and caregivers. With a single toll-free phone call (1-800- 252-9240) you can connect with the nearest of their 28 affiliated Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) statewide. Knowledgeable AAA employees will then help you obtain the assistance you need from our Aging Network or from other public and private organizations. Click the link below for more information. Read More

    By:
    Texas Department on Aging
  • Covering the Cost of Medicare

    It can be hard to cover some costs associated with Medicare. Click the link for helpful information to help you pay your out-of-pocket expenses associated with Medicare. Read More

    By:
    Texas Department of Insurance
  • Medicare and You: The Basics About Medicare.

    Are you looking for an comprehensive guide to Medicare? Then look no further, click the link for a good all in one guide on what Medicare is and what it can do for you. Read More

    By:
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); Medicare.gov; Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Seniors and The Law

    Click the link for a great guide to a variety of different issues such as medicare, medicaid, handling elder abuse, and more. Read More

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Services for Disabled Adults/Children and for Senior Citizens

    Read about services available to people with disabilities and to senior citizens. Includes contact information. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance

    If you have shopped for long-term care insurance for yourself or for someone else, you´ve probably encountered complicated options, unfamiliar terms, and difficult calculations. Since long-term care insurance isn´t standardized in Texas, every policy is different. In general, there are some questions you should ask about each policy you´re considering. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Insurance
  • The Cost of Long-Term Care

    Long-term care can be expensive. The cost depends on the amount and type of care you need and where you receive it. Most long-term care costs are paid by Medicaid, a federal-state assistance program for people who qualify. People with low incomes may already qualify for Medicaid, and those with moderate incomes may be able to "spend down" their assets to qualify. Content Detail