IRS Scams Rampant During Tax Season"The IRS is coming after you." That's the phony message seniors are getting too often in North Texas especially during tax season.
Report: Texas Nursing Homes Offering "Shamefully Poor" CareA new report by AARP Texas describes the conditions at nursing homes across Texas as "shamefully poor".
Farmers Branch PD Warning Senior Citizens About 'Squirrel' ScamThere's a strange scam being committed across the city of Farmers Branch that has criminals using dead squirrels to trying and trick people out of their money.
Handymen, Home Care Helps Seniors Trying To Age In PlaceResearchers say an innovative program that combined home fix-ups and visits from occupational therapists and nurses improved low-income seniors' ability to care for themselves in their own homes.
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.