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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of age-friendly Cities and Communities

Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

The Dallas Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) is the department under the umbrella of the Community Council of Greater Dallas responsible for planning, advocating, coordinating resources, and providing services for seniors (persons 60+) and their caregivers in the Dallas County area.

1. Self Management Programs: Interactive workshops focus on building your skills to deal with any ongoing health conditions, including arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, depression, emphysema, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and other physical and mental conditions.

2. Benefits Counceling Program: Helps seniors and caregivers understand public entitlement programs including Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare and Medicaid. Benefits Specialists provide individual counseling and make referrals for assistance by telephone and at designated counseling sites.

3. Better Choices, Better Health Dallas: Provides Seniors with Diabetes self management strategies for healthier living.



Contacts1341 W. Mockingbird Ln Ste.1000

Dallas, TX 75247

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(214) 871-5065

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Environment Is Age Friendly Due To Everyday Accessibility Such As Various Activities/Food/Restaurants/Shopping/Transportation/Etc.


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Lots of transportation, affordable, hospitals all around



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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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