• SENIORS

    Community Council of Greater Dallas

  • DALLAS aREA agency on aging

    Help for Seniors & 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.

    Care Coordination

    This program works to assist older adult clients with difficult or multiple problems. Services include:

    • Minor Home Repair
    • Chore Services
    • Personal Assistance
    • Health Maintenance
    • Income Support
    For questions regarding Care Coordination or for a referral, please call 2-1-1.

    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:

    • Respite Care
    • Minor Home Repair
    • Chore Services
    • Income Support
    • Health Maintenance
    For questions regarding Care Coordination or for a referral, please call 2-1-1.

    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 seniors 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

      • Medicare Basics
      • Medicare Plans
      • Other Health Insurance Benefits
      • Long Term Care Options
      • Legal Assistance - Appeals, Power of Attorney, Advance Directives

      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 seniors 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.

      Other Referrals or Resources

      COMING SOON!

      Frequently Asked Medicare Questions Regarding Enrollment

    • Empower!you

      Staying Healthy at Home with The Dallas Area Agency on Aging

      Our EmpowerYou! team provide evidence-based health and wellness workshops that empower adults to actively manage their conditions and take the steps necessary to live healthy and fulfilling lives. Our workshops have been highly researched and proven to be effective in a community setting and provide better health, better health care, and reduced health-related costs.

       

      Please connect with us to stay healthy while at home. Email or call a member of our Evidence Based Team to register or find out more about our free health education classes and tool kits available.

      Email: empoweryou@ccgd.org | Call: 214-954-4247

    • All of us research program

      The All of Us Research Program is a large research program. The goal is to help researchers understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy.

      Better choices, better health dallas

      Better Choices, Better Health Dallas classes provide seniors with diabetes self-management strategies for healthier living.

      NEED A WILL? We can help!

      Are you a Dallas County resident 60 years of age or older? If so, DAAA and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program can assist you with any questions you may have regarding your will. If you need additional information or would like to RSVP please call Corina Castro at 214-954-4220 or email ccastro@ccadvance.org. Please note: income restrictions apply. Must be a Dallas County resident over the age of 60. RSVP required.

    • transportation services

      Many older adults and people with disabilities find it hard to travel to work, doctors appointments, or to visit friends. At MyRide Dallas, we want you to stay mobile and continue living a full, rich life.

       

      Let MyRide Dallas connect you to the transportation options you need and keep moving around town.

      Download a copy of the Get A Ride HERE

      Give us a call! 972-855-8084

    • Contact Us

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      1341 W Mockingbird Lane
      Suite 1000W
      Dallas, TX 75247
      Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm
      (214) 871 - 5065