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.
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:
This program provides prescreening and referral for public benefits. It helps seniors and caregivers understand Social Security, SSI, Medicare and Medicaid as well as Medicare Supplement and Long-Term Care Insurance. To download a copy of the Benefits Counseling session; click HERE
Interactive Workshops focus on building your skills to deal with any ongoing health conditions, including arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, depression, emphysema, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and other physical and mental conditions.
Taught By Well-Trained Lay Leaders and Coaches
Empower!You classes encourage interaction, problem solving and mutual support. The best part is, all classes are FREE!
Workshops are designed to help you gain self-confidence in your ability to control symptoms and learn how health problems can affect your life.
Empower!You is expanding!
Community Partners: If you would like to host a Matter of Balance or Self Management Programs at your facility, contact us.
Volunteer Lay Leaders & Coaches: If you are motivated to help older adults maintain their independence and live better lives, Empower!You provides a meaningful way to invest your time and help our community.
Physicians: You can refer your patients to either Self-Management Programs or A Matter of Balance classes.
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.
Give us a call! 972-855-8084