Central Texas has one of the fastest growing aging populations in the country. There is great need to scale up services for seniors to meet the growing demand. There is also a unique opportunity to increase the engagement of seniors to serve as assets in helping Central Texas become the healthiest community in the world.
Our goal is to increase services that support aging in place at a large scale appropriate for our five county Central Texas area. Through access to services and supports, along with new opportunities for meaningful engagement, seniors will be able to enjoy a high quality of life and age in place with dignity.
St. David’s Foundation will work with Medicaid eligible seniors, low-income older adults just over the threshold for Medicaid, seniors living in our rural counties and those who are looking for meaningful opportunities to serve their community, as well as caregivers.
Our approach for aging in place includes to:
Andrew Levack, Senior Program Officer
“The well-being of seniors as a fundamental aspect to our goal of Central Texas becoming the healthiest community in the world. But we won’t achieve that goal until all seniors, regardless of income, can easily access the services and social supports that allow for a high quality of life.”