Senior Shopping Hours

Updated 10/8/2020

Please Note: Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.

**Masks required in all stores, per corporate rules, even in areas without COVID-19 cases.

H-E-B, through the delivery service Favor, is offering a grocery delivery service for people 60 and older. Order Online at: https://favordelivery.com/seniors or call the Senior Support Line at 833-397-0080 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday. A personal shopper, who is available directly by phone, executes the order and delivers it and a $10 tip is added to each order for the service. Note: No dedicated senior shopping hours at your local store.

**ALDI will reserve the first hour of business on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. for vulnerable shoppers. This includes senior citizens, expectant mothers and those with underlying health concerns. More information at https://corporate.aldi.us/en/newsroom/aldi-covid-19-updates/.

**DOLLAR GENERAL is strongly encouraging that the first hour of operations each day be dedicated solely for the shopping needs of senior customers, generally beginning at 8 or 9am – check your local store’s hours.

**COSTCO warehouses are currently open for Special Operating Hours from 9 to 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, Costco will maintain current Special Operating Hours until further notice. These Operating Hours are for those ages 60 and older, and for those with disabilities or who are immunocompromised. More information: https://www.costco.com/covid-updates.html.

KROGER stores open at least one hour earlier for seniors and at-risk customers. Call your local store for exact times. Free pickup and delivery are also available with the Kroger phone app (additional fees/tips may apply).

**SAM’S CLUB now offers Curbside Pickup at all locations. More information here: https://www.samsclub.com/content/pickup.

**TARGET reserves the first hour of shopping on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to support vulnerable guests including, seniors, pregnant women and those defined by the CDC as vulnerable or at-risk. To confirm local store opening times, check with your local Target.

**TRADER JOE’s stores dedicate the first hour of operation (either 8AM-9AM or 9AM-10AM depending on the store) on Wednesdays and Sundays to serve our senior customers over the age of 60 and customers with disabilities who may need additional assistance while shopping. To find the hours for your store, please visit their locations page

**WALGREENS is open to seniors every Tuesday from 8am-9am, and is also available for their caregivers and immediate families.

**WALMART stores will host a senior shopping hour every Tuesday for customers age 60 and older who may be more vulnerable. This will start one hour before the store opens. Visit their store finder page to find your local store’s hours. Pharmacies and vision centers will also be open during this time.

**WHOLE FOODS MARKET stores have dedicated shopping hours to service customers who are 60 years and older, those with disabilities and those who the CDC defines as high risk. Find your local store’s hours here.

Please check with your local stores to confirm times before shopping.

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