Texas Health Officials Want COVID-19 Vaccination Sites To Put Bigger Emphasis On Residents 75 Years And OlderState medical experts want vaccine sites to make accommodations in order to provide more older residents, 75 years and older, with doses.
Families Reunited With Loved Ones At North Texas Assisted Living Facility For First Time In MonthsSince the facility hasn’t had a single COVID-19 case, Shelita Woods said she wanted to find a unique way to reunite families with their loved ones, while still keeping them safe.
'This Was Just A Godsend': Dallas Performers Bring Joy To Isolated SeniorsFrom a front patio or behind a window, seniors at Tyler Street Tower watched as their parking lot transformed into a stage.
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.
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: Hood County Urges Continued Mitigation Following 2 More DeathsThe Hood County population is at higher risk for serious illness or death from COVID-19, as approximately 25% of the county is 65 or older.
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.
Matthew McConaughey Hosts Virtual Bingo Game For Assisted-Living Facility In TexasActor Matthew McConaughey played host for a virtual bingo game at an assisted-living facility just outside Austin.
Dallas County Starting To See Clusters Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases At Assisted-Living FacilitiesAs Dallas County approaches the 500 mark in confirmed coronavirus cases, Judge Clay Jenkins said the county is starting to see clusters of these cases assisted-living facilities.
Fort Worth Fire Recruits Help Vulnerable Shoppers At Local Grocery StoresRecruits from the Fort Worth Fire Department stepped up Thursday morning to help shoppers who are at a higher risk of contracting the coronavirus.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Says He's 'All In' On Risking Health To Lift Social Distancing Guidelines To Boost EconomyTexas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick insisted he's "all in" on lifting social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic in order to boost the economy -- despite the fact that he and other senior citizens remain at high risk for the deadly disease.
Texans Encouraged To Write Letters To Seniors Due To Restricted Visitation During CoronavirusBuckner Retirement Communities is asking for letters, stories or drawings to be mailed to residents to keep their spirits high.
Dallas Mavericks Donate $100K To Nonprofits Impacted By Coronavirus: 'We're All In This Together'“There are so many people who need help right now. We want to do our part to get them the support they need,” said Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Mavericks.
House Passes Bill To Lower Prescription Drug CostsHouse Democrats have pushed through legislation that would empower Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and offer new benefits for seniors.