AGE of Central Texas serves older adults and caregivers through adult day health care, caregiver education and resources, early memory loss support, health equipment lending and peer-based computer classes for seniors.
Age-friendly Austin features an overview of the Age-friendly Austin Action Plan and includes an asset map of services and activities for older adults. The City of Austin Age-friendly Program Coordinator is Tabitha Taylor, Austin Public Health, Tabitha.Taylor@austintexas.gov; 512-972-5023.
Aging 2.0 Austin is part of a global network that supports innovators focused on the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging.
Aging Services Council of Central Texas is a network of individuals and organizations who work together to ensure that older adults and caregivers have the information and services they need to support themselves and family members as they age.
Capital City Village is an Austin-based nonprofit virtual community dedicated to helping seniors stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
CaregiverU is a collaboration of 25 Central Texas non-profit agencies and community organizations working together to bring support and resources to families that are caring for an older loved one.
City of Austin Commission on Seniors serves as an advisory board to the Austin City Council concerning the quality of life for senior citizens in the Austin area and helps ensure older adults are productive, independent and healthy.
Coming of Age Austin is a Travis County program that assists individuals 50+ in exploring their interests and strengthens communities through civic engagement.
Drive a Senior matches volunteer drivers with seniors needing a way to get around.
Family Eldercare provides a broad range of services designed to prolong independent living and prevent abuse, neglect, self-neglect and exploitation, including in-home care and respite, guardianship, bill-payer services, consultations and service coordination.
Jewish Family Service (JFS) provides assessment, counseling, information and referral for older adults. JFS also offers a wide range of social, educational and fitness programs at the Dell Jewish Community Campus and transportation to these programs.
Launch Pad Job Club is a networking, support and job lead sharing organization that helps job seekers find their perfect job.
Meals on Wheels Central Texas seeks to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to free small business advice, educating entrepreneurs of all ages and helping small businesses start, grow and maintain their businesses.
Travis County Veterans Services provides eligible veterans, their dependents and survivors direct and general support in obtaining all benefits to which they are entitled from the Veterans Benefits Administration.
Texas Talking Book Program provides books and magazines in alternative formats for people of all ages with qualifying visual, physical and reading disabilities.
Texas Veterans Portal is a resource for veterans, their families, and survivors to find and secure assistance, services and benefits available from government agencies.
AARP is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation supports original research and broad-based education to improve the quality of American life. It has developed a distinguished research agenda regarding aging and work in the U.S.
Generations United works to improve the lives of children, youth and older people through intergenerational collaboration, public policies and programs for the enduring benefit of all.
encore.org is an innovation hub tapping the talent of people 50+ as a force for good.
Medicare.gov is the official U.S. government site for Medicare.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.
Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College is an international, multidisciplinary research network focused on the changing circumstances of work in later life.
SSA.gov is the official U.S. government website for Social Security.
Stanford Center on Longevity works to accelerate and implement scientific discoveries, technological advances, behavioral practices, and social norms so that century long lives are healthy and rewarding.
AARP Longevity Economy Outlook “Something is transforming our markets and our world. It’s the economic and societal contribution of Americans age 50-plus, worth over $9 trillion in 2018 and projected to grow.”
Age Forward Cities for 2030, from the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, is a “resource to those building cities and communities that are vibrant, inclusive places to live for all ages.”
“What is the Future of Aging Populations?” In this 2019 Forbes article, Adi Gaskell writes, “As populations across the world age, it is increasingly important that we learn to capitalize on the rare gifts older people possess.”
“Why ‘Silver Tsunami’ is an Ageist Term” This 2019 National Investment Center post states that “the phrase, ‘Silver Tsunami,’ even as it’s used within the aging field, furthers an old and outdated view of aging.”