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

Healthcare Equality Index

Healthcare Equality Index

Tulare County Health Care Clinics (Visalia and Farmersville) are first in the county to be scored and recognized by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which evaluates health care centers’ policies and practices pertaining to equity and inclusion of the LGBTQ population.

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets

Emergencies come in many forms: fires, earthquakes, floods, and more. In the event of a disaster, would you know what to do to protect your pet? The best thing you can do is be prepared. The best way to ensure the safety of your pets is to EVACUATE THEM at the same time you evacuate.  

2019 National LOSS Team Conference

2019 National LOSS Team Conference

In partnership with the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and Tulare County HHSA, the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force has opened registration for the National LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Team Conference, held October 8-9, 2019, at the Visalia Convention Center.   

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

2019 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.