Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

General Information

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 North Lamar Blvd. MC-H320
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 424 6951

Brief Description

The Texas State Unit on Aging (TSUA) oversees the operations of 28 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) throughout Texas. AAA's offer a wide variety of services, programs and resources to older Texans, their families and caregivers.


Cecile Young, Executive Commissioner, HHSExecutiveClerk@hhsc.state.tx.us

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to area agencies on aging as well as information about federal, state and local aging services.

  • Health
    • Offers health and nutrition screening. TEXERCISE is a statewide fitness program, developed by the Texas State Unit on Aging (TSUA), to educate and involve older Texans and their families in physical activities and proper nutrition.

  • In-Home Services
    • Offers in-home services for seniors such as housekeeping, domestic chores, personal care and visitation.

  • Counseling
    • Offers legal and financial counseling for seniors to help them make informed decisions.