Community Involvement

Community Involvement 2016-12-28T07:52:40+00:00

Sue Wallace, and the staff of Assisted Services, are actively involved in the Fort Worth and Tarrant County community and highly recommend the following resources:

Continuity of Care – Promoting healthcare communication and resource development.

  • Past President: Sue Wallace, SCA
  • Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month
  • 8:30 to 10:00 am
  • Free Sponsored Breakfast
  • 3621 Tulsa Way, Fort Worth, TX

Tarrant Area Gerontological Society (TAGS) – is an organization that advocates for meeting the needs of older adults and sharing the knowledge and information with each other, and the community, in order to make Tarrant County a good place to grow old.

  • Past President: Sue Wallace, SCA
  • Monthly Lunch and learns
  • Speakers Bureau
  • Job Board

Parkinson’s Support Group – The Parkinson’s Support Group of Tarrant County is an organization of individuals who meet to address the physical, emotional, and social challenges faced by those affected by Parkinson’s disease.

  • Meets on the last Monday of the month
  • Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth
  • 1:30 pm

2-1-1 Texas – a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need.

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) – helps people who are aging or have a disability, their families and caregivers, in understanding their options and successfully connecting with the services and supports they need.

Alzheimer’s Association – website dedicated to information, research, diagnosis, caregiver support, and ultimately – prevention of Alzheimer’s.

Area Agency on Aging – part of United Way of Tarrant County. To be the visible leader and advocate in the creation and delivery of services that promote empowerment, independence and dignity for older citizens, persons with disabilities and caregivers.

Assist Guide – AGIS Network connects government agencies, employers, service providers, and families in the elder care and disability communities.

New Lifestyles – New LifeStyles is a source for seniors, providing comprehensive, quality information on senior residences and care options.

Texas Department of Aging and Disability (DADS) – Help for Texans: find the services for you, your family or someone you are with.

Texas Department of Insurance – facts about Long Term Care Insurance

Texas Seniors Guide (Contributing Author) – Print and online guide for Seniors in Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.

The Resource Connection – a client-centered one-stop center of health, education, employment and human services for Senior Citizens of Tarrant County