Senior Citizens

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Displaced Elderly Residents Devastated After Deadly Fire

The 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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2014

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Midlothian Senior Citizens Pantry Forced To Close

Senior Citizens Food Pantry has been forced to move due to non payment of rent at the Midlothian ISD facilities.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Cutbacks & Sequestration Threaten Senior Citizen Program

If 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.

CBS 11–11/13/2013

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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.

07/10/2013

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Dallas County To Hand Out Free Insect Repellent To Needy

Dallas County Health and Human Services is teaming up with a mosquito protection company to provide needy residents with insect repellent. DCHHS and CutterĀ® Insect Repellent will hand out free insect repellent to low-income residents and senior citizens.

08/28/2012

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Fire Hurts 2 People At Fort Worth Retirement Home

Officials said that two people were hurt early Thursday morning after a small fire at a North Texas apartment complex for senior citizens.

03/01/2012

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Zumba Gold Helps Senior Citizens Stay Fit

It 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.

01/02/2012