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Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area provides quality services to support and advocate for the health, safety and well-being of older adults in the 10-county region.

Serving the people of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis and Williamson counties in Texas since 1982, we strive to provide services that help meet your needs or the needs of someone you care for.

Trained staff will also provide contact information for referral agencies or outside service providers to further assist you. Our agency is staffed with bilingual (Spanish) personnel. We're ready to help.

> Read the Area Agency on Aging 2015-16 Area Plan.
> Read the draft Area Agency on Aging 2017-19 Area Plan (awaiting final approval from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services).

♦♦Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Election Notice♦♦

The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) Notice to File for Candidacy was released in January calling for older adults to serve on the legislative body.
> Download the notice.

The vision of TSHL is that applied wisdom, energy, and experience of aging will improve the lives of all Texans through education, knowledge and involvement in legislation and governmental affairs. TSHL is comprised of representatives across Texas who are 60 years of age and older elected by their peers. These legislators become directly involved in the state legislative process, working closely with Texas legislators during each legislative session. Currently, the Capital Area THSL District, which is the ten-county CAPCOG region, has six legislative positions available.
 
Interested applicants must complete and submit four required forms to the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area by Feb. 28, 2017.

> Applicant inquiries and requests for candidate forms can be sent CAPCOG Aging Services Director, Patty Bordie.
> Learn more about TSHL.