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Houston
Houston
Texas
1082 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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The community is almost like one huge family. There are always kids playing, parks, pools, and restaurants that surround the area. It is not only kid-friendly, but family-friendly as well!
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It is a neighborhood that accepts everyone. It is a very friendly and quiet place to live
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Greater greenspoint doesn't have the best reputation, but, where I live specifically, is a good place to live. I haven't had any trouble where I live, it's not too far from my current job or downtown, it's walking distance to the bus stop and its affordable. I think all that makes it age friendly.
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Good school,good road,visibility,and security
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the environment is poor! The homes are old and barley standing. The stores are ALWAYS full of drunk men having out. Majority of the elders we need for wisdom is walking around clueless and high on drugs. Im use to the environment so I feel safe at all times but is no place I'd like to have my kids comfortable living in

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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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