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Benefits Counseling

Get free one-on-one advice about Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, QMB/SLMB, disputes over hospital bills, Food Stamps and more by calling a state-certified benefits counselor at 817-258-8125.

Long-Term Care Ombudsmen

If you have a problem with a long-term care facility, assisted living facilities or other types of residential facility that you can’t resolve yourself, you can call a local ombudsman – a specially-trained advocate who can explain rights, resources and procedures and help identify, investigate and resolve complaints of long-term care facility residents. Call 817-258-8102.

Nutrition Programs

United Way and the Area Agency on Aging support these nutrition programs. Learn more by calling 1-888-730-2372.

  • Congregate Meals at Senior Centers
    Sixty and Better serves hot meals to people age 60 and older five days a week at 28 senior centers. These centers also offer free health assessments, nutrition education, physical fitness, legal clinics and more.
  • Home Delivered Meals
    Meals On Wheels Inc. of Tarrant County prepares and delivers thousands of well-balanced meals to homebound disabled and elderly people every day.

Caregiver Services

Do you care for an ill, frail or disabled friend or family member? We can help answer questions about:

  • Respite care (short-term care that lets caregivers take a break)
  • How to cope with the physical and emotional demands of caregiving
  • Long-term care planning
  • Medicare and Medicaid eligibility
  • Caregiver workshops
  • Other community resources

Call 1-888-730-2372 for free, detailed information and support from the Aging and Disability Resource Center, a collaboration between United Way’s Area Agency on Aging and other established community service groups.

If you are a care partner for an individual with Alzheimer’s or dementia, click here for access to free podcast series provided by the James L. West Alzheimer’s Center in Fort Worth. Each 20 minute podcast addresses important topics for providing the best care to those living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

TO REQUEST SERVICES FROM THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING OF TARRANT COUNTY PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW OR CALL: (817) 258-8081  during office hours of 8am – 5pm CST Mon – Fri or send an email to