New Push To Keep Seniors In Home, Community-Based ProgramsThe federal government is pushing states to keep more low-income seniors out of nursing homes and, instead, enroll them in home and community-based programs.
Who's Too Old For Major Treatment? Age Not Always A BarrierVery old age is no longer an automatic barrier for aggressive therapies, from cancer care like the former President Jimmy Carter has received, to major heart procedures, joint replacements and even some organ transplants.
UT-Arlington Unveils Tech-Driven Apartment To Monitor Senior HealthIt's a first of its kind project in Texas and it could help senior citizens live longer and more independently in their own homes.
How To Plan A Trip With Your GrandchildrenHere are five great tips towards helping you plan the best and safest trip with your loving grandchildren.
Displaced Elderly Residents Devastated After Deadly FireThe flames are now out at the Gatewood Apartments. Two people died there in an early morning fire. Now, many of the surviving residents are saddled with worry.
Midlothian Senior Citizens Pantry Forced To CloseSenior Citizens Food Pantry has been forced to move due to non payment of rent at the Midlothian ISD facilities.
Cutbacks & Sequestration Threaten Senior Citizen ProgramIf you closed your eyes and imagined a social gathering for senior citizens the one at Handley-Meadowbrook Community Center would probably come to mind. Now lack of funding is threatening a program that does a lot more than just run bingo games.
High-Tech Gadgets Monitor Seniors' Safety At Home It could mean no more having to check up on Mom or Dad every morning: Motion sensors on the wall and a monitor under the mattress one day might automatically alert you to early signs of trouble.
Dallas County To Hand Out Free Insect Repellent To NeedyDallas County Health and Human Services is teaming up with a mosquito protection company to provide needy residents with insect repellent. DCHHS and Cutter® Insect Repellent will hand out free insect repellent to low-income residents and senior citizens.
Fire Hurts 2 People At Fort Worth Retirement HomeOfficials said that two people were hurt early Thursday morning after a small fire at a North Texas apartment complex for senior citizens.
Zumba Gold Helps Senior Citizens Stay FitIt can be hard for senior citizens to stay fit and active, but a specialized dance class is making sure that people of all ages can live a healthy lifestyle.