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Each year the Central Texas Housing Consortium (CTHC) hosts a free health fair with screenings and information to help residents improve their health. Due to COVID-19 and to better protect residents, CTHC is replacing its annual in-person health fair for an online resource share instead. The virtual event will be held on August 4, 2020, on the CTHC's Facebook page. Follow their page for more updates as we get closer

Date April 3, 2020  - Press ReleaseGovernor Greg Abbott announced on March 25, 2020, that Texas has received a $16.2 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide meals for older adults.The grant was part of a $250 million dollar outlay authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed into law by President Trump on March 18,

Tips for Caregivers to Preserve Their Health Frances Lewis, a professor of nursing at The University of Washington, spoke at a local TEDxSnolsleLibraries event in 2016 on the importance of caregivers' health, especially spouses. She provides insight into how caregivers can protect and improve their own health while acting as caregivers. With millions of Americans stepping into the role of unpaid caregiving, it's important to be aware of how this role

Since 1971 the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides diverse opportunities for seniors to volunteer in their communities. Some examples of volunteering include tutoring, home renovations, disaster assistance, and helping others live independently. By giving back to their communities, older Americans benefit from a more active and healthier lifestyle and may gain new skills during their service. For more information, download the Hill Country Community Action (HCCA) RSVP brochure

The 28 Texas Area Agencies on Aging conducted a series of town halls to collect opinions from community members about what matters most to the older adults and caregivers who live in our region. Responses will guide the Area Plans for Aging Services and help determine the programs and services offered. Some of the important issues discussed at our regional town halls included:Transportation - how to improve transportation concerns

Join us and Mills County Judge, Ed Smith, at the Town Hall to Discuss Senior Citizen Issues. Coffee and snacks will be provided.The 28 Texas Area Agencies on Aging are conducting a series of town halls to collect your opinions about what matters most to the older adults and caregivers who live in your region. Click here to download the Community Needs Assessment Survey for 2021-2022. If you cannot attend

Join us and Bell County Judge, David Blackburn, at the Town Hall to Discuss Senior Citizen Issues. Coffee and snacks will be provided.The 28 Texas Area Agencies on Aging are conducting a series of town halls to collect your opinions about what matters most to the older adults and caregivers who live in your region. Click here to download the Community Needs Assessment Survey for 2021-2022. If you cannot attend

Join us and Hamilton County Judge, W. Mark Tynes, at the Town Hall to Discuss Senior Citizen Issues. Coffee and snacks will be provided.The 28 Texas Area Agencies on Aging are conducting a series of town halls to collect your opinions about what matters most to the older adults and caregivers who live in your region. Click here to download the Community Needs Assessment Survey for 2021-2022. If you cannot

Join us and Coryell County Judge, Roger Miller, at the Town Hall to Discuss Senior Citizen Issues. Coffee and snacks will be provided.The 28 Texas Area Agencies on Aging are conducting a series of town halls to collect your opinions about what matters most to the older adults and caregivers who live in your region. Click here to download the Community Needs Assessment Survey for 2021-2022. If you cannot attend

Join us and Milam County Judge, Steve Young, at the Town Hall to Discuss Senior Citizen Issues. Coffee and snacks will be provided.The 28 Texas Area Agencies on Aging are conducting a series of town halls to collect your opinions about what matters most to the older adults and caregivers who live in your region. Click here to download the Community Needs Assessment Survey for 2021-2022. If you cannot attend