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Houston
Houston
Texas
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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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My community is age friendly because throughout the year there are many different events such as Back to School Pool parties, Toy Drives, Parent & teacher Appreciation, church Events, etc

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Houston has a variation of people from all demographic. This city is age friendly because they have different resources that meets everyone needs from all ages. Different facilities in life's, schools, gym, community centers, and even various restaurants.

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Age friendly apartment living

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Houston is a very large city. There are all kind of people that live here, and you interact with most of them at some point and time.

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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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