DALLAS aREA agency on aging
Help for Older Adults & Caregivers
The Dallas Area Agency on Aging coordinates a comprehensive, integrated service access system. The Dallas Area Agency on Aging Care Managers work to ensure easy access to services provided to and for Dallas County older adults and their caregivers. The following services are currently provided by Dallas Area Agency on Aging.
This program works to assist older adult clients with difficult or multiple problems. Services include:
Family Caregiver Support
This program provides a multi-faceted system of support services for family caregivers and grandparents raising grandchildren or older individuals who are relative caregivers. The intent is to ease the emotional, physical, and financial strain of caregiving. Services include:
Benefits Counseling Program
The Dallas Area Agency on Aging Benefits Counseling Program is a part of the Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program, (HICAP). The mission of HICAP is to educate and assist older adults 60+ years of age and Medicare-eligible individuals, their families and caregivers through objective outreach, counseling and training to make informed health insurance decisions that optimize access to care and benefits.
Information Benefits Counseling Provides
How Can the Benefits Counseling Program Help You?
The Benefits Counselors are specialists trained in Medicare eligibility, benefits and options, and health insurance. They provide objective and free assistance so older adults can make informed choices about their benefits. They also provide community outreach, application assistance and information and referral services.
How Do I Contact the Benefits Counseling Program?
Call 214-871-5065 to speak to a Benefits Counselor for telephone counseling or to make an appointment.
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