Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists families who have loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Click on Alzheimer Support for more information.
Food and Health-Care Benefits - Your Texas Benefits
The mission of HHSC is to maintain and improve the health and human services system in Texas and to administer its programs in accordance with the highest standards of customer service and accountability for the effective use of funds. Programs offered through Your Texas Benefits include:
- Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
- Texas Women’s Health Program
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
- SNAP Food Benefits and Nutritional Programs
Make sure you and your loved ones know the important Medicare enrollment dates before it’s too late. The guide at Senior Healthcare is easy-to-read and explains deadlines that are vital for seniors. Additionally, it includes information about special subsidies that are only offered in Texas.
Texas Adult Protective Services
Texas Adult Protective Services investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. Any adult who has a disability or who is age 65 or older over that is in a state of abuse, neglect, or exploitation is eligible to receive adult protective services. Victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation may get short-term help with shelter, home repairs, food, transportation, managing money, medical care, home healthcare services, and mental health services.
Drugwatch is an awareness group educates seniors on healthy aging, Alzheimer's, medication and device complications, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.