Seniors

Seniors

Tulare County HHSA is committed to bringing help and resources to the platinum generation living here in our county. Through specially built programs and events, our goal is to help anyone, of any age, to live a happy, healthy life.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program pays for services that enable aged, blind, and disabled individuals to continue living safely in their own homes, and avoid or delay the need for nursing home care.

Legal Services for Seniors
Legal Services for Seniors

The Senior Legal Services program provides free legal information and advice to help Tulare County seniors deal with the most common legal issues confronting adults age 60 and over and caregivers age 55 and over.

Multi-Purpose Senior Services
Multi-Purpose Senior Services

Tulare County Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) nurses and social workers work with you to coordinate care and obtain services and items to improve your health and safety and enable you continue to live in your home as you grow older.

Nutritious Meals for Seniors
Nutritious Meals for Seniors

The Senior Nutrition Program provides tasty and nutritious lunches for seniors (age 60 and over) at several locations throughout Tulare and Kings counties. We also deliver meals to the homebound who cannot cook for themselves.

Public Guardian
Public Guardian

The Public Guardian takes charge of the personal care and finances of a person who has been found by the court to be incapable of taking care of him- or herself.

Senior Information & Assistance
Senior Information & Assistance

The Information & Assistance program is your gateway to finding senior services in Tulare County. We provide quick information and referrals to local services as well as guidance on state and federal services.


Agency News

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered.  

New Year Pet Resolutions

New Year Pet Resolutions

The start of a new year is a time to set goals to improve your life for the year ahead. It’s also an opportunity for you and your pet to bond, develop healthier habits, and discover new ways to live a full life. 

Older Adults and the Holiday Blues

Older Adults and the Holiday Blues

With the holidays rapidly approaching and the well-documented prevalence of the “Holiday Blues” among older people in mind, I'd like to share some practical guidelines to minimize the possibility of succumbing to holiday-inspired depression. 

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy.