Aging Services

Aging Services

Aging Services

Comprehensive Services

The Area Agency on Aging of Texoma is responsible for the development and coordination of a comprehensive system of services for citizens over the age of 60 and for citizens with a disability residing in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson Counties in North Texas. All services may now be reached by simply dialing 2-1-1.

Lifelong Independence

The overall goal of the programs for Older Texans is to promote lifelong independence, providing alternatives in long-term care options through a wide variety of services. All programs are funded in part by local contributions from individuals and businesses, foundations support, and funding received from the Older Americans Act and a variety of other federal grants.

In Case of Emergency (ICE)

In Case of Emergency (ICE) - Who would you want contacted?

In Case of Emergency (ICE) is a program which enables first responders such as paramedics, firefighters and police, as well as hospital personnel, to contact the next of kin to obtain important medical or support information.

A person can list multiple emergency contacts as “ICE1”, “ICE2”, etc.

Don’t delay, do it now!

Download ICE Form

Enter emergency contacts in your mobile phone address book and on your refrigerator under the name ICE

Texoma Care Transition CoalitionTexoma Care Transition Coalition

Enabling safe and effective transitions of patients between all settings of care, and empowering patients and their families to manage their health. To learn more, please click here

Aging Services Department Programs
  • Benefits Counseling
    Benefits Counseling
    Description

    Assists persons 60 years of age and older with the day-to-day complexities of public benefits, including benefit awareness, eligibility determination, application process, and advocacy.

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  • Care Coordination
    Care Coordination
    Description

    A coordinated, community-based home care program administered by registered nurses.

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  • Caregiver Services
    Caregiver Services
    Description

    Offers a monthly support group, monthly newsletter and resource center offering information, counseling and material to teach about how to manage caregiver stress in positive ways.

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  • Medication Assistance
    Caregiver Services
    Description

    Provides one-on-one assistance weekly to individuals who qualify for free medications under the Pharmaceutical Assistance Program.

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  • Money Management
    Money Management
    Description

    Provides bill payer and representative payee services to individuals in danger of losing their independence because of their inability to manage their finances.

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  • Nursing Home Ombudsman
    Nursing Home Ombudsman
    Description

    Responsible for monitoring the quality of care for residents in long term care facilities.

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  • Nutrition Services
    Nutrition Services
    Description

    Hot or other appropriate meals served to eligible older individuals.

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  • Foster Grandparents
    Senior Corps
    Description

    Senior volunteers age 55+ who meet certain income eligibility requirements are matched with at-risk children to offer 20 to 40 hours of love, wisdom, and warmth per week.

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  • Texoma RSVP
    Senior Corps
    Description

    Offers an array of volunteer opportunities to individuals over 55 in the three county area.

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