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