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Houston
Houston
Texas
718 reviews
Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States. 

The Harris County Area Agency on Aging (HCAAA) is part of a nationwide network coordinating supportive services for the elderly as mandated by the Older Americans Act of 1965 and its subsequent amendments.

The HCAAA's programs are tailored to meet the social, nutritional, educational and logistical needs of all Harris County residents age 60 and above.

  1. Nutrition services include the home-delivered meal program for the homebound elderly and the congregate meal program at senior centers throughout Harris County. HCAAA offers in-home services, caregiver training and other supportive services.
  2. Personal Assistance: This service includes assistance with all tasks identified in Homemaker, plus activities related to the client's physical health. Assigned tasks and number of units per week are determined by the program supervisor.
 
 
 
Contacts8000 N Stadium Drive 3rd floor
Houston TX 77054
Phone: 832.393.4301
Email: [email protected]
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I would say education and available transportation!
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The affordablity of all modes of transportation to go from one side of Houston to the other Car -Truck- Metro-Uber-Walking-Running *************************************************

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All these factors like education, transportation, care and livability make Houston, Texas a very age friendly town. Age is just a number. We cant afford to take our seniors for granted. It's very important to look after them and ensure the social progression of our society.
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There's not much to do here unless you are under the age of 50.
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Located near stores, gas stations & freeways

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B

How did Texas earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Texas has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Texas does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Texas has an effective property tax rate of 1.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Texas earned its state tax grade of B.

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