Federal Officials Say Most Indoor Nursing Home Visits Can ResumeFederal officials have issued revised guidelines for nursing homes, saying people should now be allowed to visit residents indoors in most cases.
North Texas Woman Helps Elderly Mother Who Was Awaiting Text About COVID-19 Vaccine On Landline PhoneDana Freed says when she realized her mother was having trouble, she got involved and was able to find a vaccine provider to administer one.
Texas Joins The Nation Ramping Up COVID-19 Vaccinations To Get More Doses To ResidentsSome state are opening football stadiums, major league parks and convention centers, here in North Texas the fairgrounds in Dallas is the site of the first COVID-19 vaccination hub.
CDC Advisers Make Decision On Who Should Be Next In Line To Receive COVID-19 VaccinesOn Sunday, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made the decision of who should be next in line to get a vaccine after health care workers and nursing home residents and staff.
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Centers Will Be Among First To Get COVID VaccinesRoughly 3 million Americans living in long-term care facilities have carried a disproportionate burden in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arlington Teacher Resigns After She Says School COVID-19 In-Person Teaching Policy Left Her No ChoiceA teacher in the Arlington Independent School District says she had no choice but to resign out of concern over the coronavirus and the health of her family.
North Texas Woman Who Allegedly Posed As Nurse And Stole From Seniors ArrestedLaketa Calhoun was arrested on a theft charge by Addison Police on behalf of Garland Police who had a warrant for her arrest.
Caregiver From Texas Arrested, Accused Of Stealing Thousands From ElderlyA Texas woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly woman she cared for in Louisiana.
Dallas County Opening Quarantine Housing For Confirmed COVID-19 Patients Who Can't Go HomeDallas County Health and Human Services is opening a quarantine housing center for residents confirmed with COVID-19 who would put others at risk if they go home.
Texas To Allow Limited Visitation At Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced Thursday that it will allow limited visitation at nursing homes and long-term facilities with strict guidelines.
COVID-19 Has Isolated Some Elderly Even More, So Texas City Now Calls Older Residents Just To ChatSocial distancing has left some elderly Americans feeling isolated. So when 81-year-old Texan Dell Kaplan got an offer to receive calls from a stranger just to chat it was very appealing.
Coronavirus In Texas: 102-Year-Old Plano Man With COVID-19 DiesAn elderly Plano resident with underlying health conditions and COVID-19 died at the Life Care Center of Plano Tuesday morning, according to Collin County Health Care Services.
Coronavirus In Texas: 2 Women In Their 80s Who Tested Positive In Collin County Have DiedThe two deaths Monday mark the ninth and tenth deaths reported to the county of individuals with COVID-19.
City Of Dallas Workers Take DART Buses To Deliver Care Packages To Senior ResidentsDallas Area Rapid Transit has partnered with the City of Dallas to help deliver care packages to some elderly residents.
State Agencies Warn Tornado Victims About 'Deductible Scam'Two state agencies are warning North Texans about a new company targeting victims of the recent tornadoes.