Southeast Texas Senior Health News – Demystifying Medicare Part D enrollment

Sunday, December 4, 2016

On today’s edition of Southeast Texas Senior Health News, we look at Medicare Part D. We get a lot of questions from our Southeast Texas senior readers about Medicare and specifically about enrollment for Medicare Part D With so many options based on where you live and what prescriptions you need, selecting a Medicare Part D Plan can be complicated and time consuming.  Alexis Abramson, Ph.D, a gerontologist and leading advocate for health and wellness issues affecting baby boomers and seniors, offers five simple tips to guide you through the process during this year’s registration... 

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Lumberton Funeral Planning Help – Lumberton Family Funeral Home

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Are you interested in funeral planning help in Lumberton Tx? Lumberton Family Funeral Home has a dedicated staff that can assist you with pre-planning your funeral arrangements or with planning the funeral of a loved one. Most Lumberton seniors have participated in planning a funeral after a loved one’s unexpected death. The feeling of wanting to get everything just right to honor their memory is tremendous- and can be extremely stressful. On top of the feeling of loss, funeral planning can be nearly overwhelming for Lumberton families. For Hardin County seniors, pre-arranging our own funerals... 

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Pearl Harbor Day Baytown Tx

Pearl Harbor Day Beaumont Tx

Friday, December 2, 2016

Pearl Harbor Day Southeast Texas – We Remember. Join Beaumont veterans in remembering Pearl Harbor Day, December 7 1941. This event propelled a reluctant United States into World War II. Today is a great day to reach out to our Beaumont area veterans and letting them know we appreciate their service to the United States and to our Southeast Texas community. Do you have a Pearl Harbor story you’d like to share? We’d love for you to post it on our SETX Seniors Facebook Page. Thank you to all of our Southeast Texas veterans – you are appreciated. We hope you have enjoyed... 

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Be a Santa to a Southeast Texas Senior This Christmas

Friday, December 2, 2016

Help a Southeast Texas Senior This Christmas – Be a Santa to a Senior in The Golden Triangle With so many older adults living alone and in poverty, some Southeast Texas area seniors will undoubtedly be struggling to make ends meet this holiday season. With the support of the Nutrition Service Center, Some Other Place, area retailers, volunteers and members of the community, the local Be a Santa to a Senior Program of Southeast Texas will collect and distribute gifts to seniors who might otherwise spend the holiday alone. The Be a Santa to a Senior Program in Southeast Texas will kick off... 

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Southeast Texas Holiday Events – Lumberton Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

SETX Holiday Events – Lumberton Christmas Parade Looking for a family friendly Southeast Texas holiday event? Don’t miss the Lumberton Christmas Parade: 16th Annual Lumberton TX Christmas Parade Thursday December 1, 2016 Check in @5:30 – Parade starts @7 Starting at Parkway Life Church on Village Creek Parkway Southeast Texas Holiday Events – Lumberton Christmas Tree Lighting You are invited – the Lighting of the Lumberton Christmas Tree kicks off the season for Lumberton and Hardin County. This year there is a full lineup of entertainment: A visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus Holiday... 

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Beaumont Home Care Available Through SETX Home Care

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Beaumont Home Care Providers – SETX Home Care For Beaumont seniors, our homes really are our castles. Our homes are where we feel safe, comfortable, and in control of our own destinies. Staying in our homes longer with the help of Beaumont home care, can be a real blessing for Beaumont senior citizens. The professionals at SETX Home Care are available to assist each of us in our time of need. Whether you just need help with a few tasks a week or would benefit from having someone provide home care around the clock, SETX Home Care would be happy to work with you to create a care plan that... 

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Southeast Texas Senior Occupational Therapy and Home Health – Quality Care Services of Beaumont

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In Home Occupational Therapy for Senior Citizens in Southeast Texas by Quality Care Services of Beaumont TX Strokes, falls, and other issues relating to ages can lead Southeast Texas seniors to a need for occupational therapy. Southeast Texas senior occupational therapists are gifted at assisting with a wide range of rehabilitative needs: learning to control muscles after a stroke, learning to bathe comfortably after a bad fall, learning how to perform tasks after partial paralysis,... Read More


Pearl Harbor Day Southeast Texas


On today’s Southeast Texas Veteran’s News, we honor Pearl Harbor Day. December 7  is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – 70 years ago on this day, more than 3,500 Americans were wounded or lost their lives during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Today we remember and say THANK YOU to all who served and who are currently serving our country.     Please feel free to share today’s Southeast Texas Veteran’s News, with a special veteran... Read More


In Home Post Operative Care is Available for Beaumont Seniors through SETX Home Care

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Post Op Care in Beaumont TX – SETX Home Care can provide in home post op care for seniors across Southeast Texas. If you’re looking to arrange in home post operative care for a Beaumont senior citizen, SETX Home Care can help. As we age, it seems inevitable that sooner or later we’ll need one or more operations – some minor, others more serious. A hospital procedure doesn’t have to mean a lengthy stay in a hospital or other institution. For many of us, we’d prefer... Read More


Orange Tx Seniors Enjoy the Holidays at Optimist Village Senior Apartments

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Orange Tx Senior Holiday Activities – Christmas Light Display at Optimist Village Senior Housing Where do Orange Tx seniors enjoy holiday cheer? Optimist Village senior apartments is a wonderful place for seniors to enjoy each other’s company and to entertain friends and family during the holidays. Now through the end of the year, this Orange Tx senior community is particularly festive with hundreds of Christmas lights and lots of holiday decorations in each building.   Are... Read More


SETX Hospice Agencies – Best Hospice Care of Texas


SETX Hospice Agencies – Today we would like to tell you about Best Hospice Care of Texas. Hospice is helping many Southeast Texas seniors find quality of life in their last days. If you or a loved one are looking for hospice care, what qualities are most important to you? Many of our readers are looking for a hospice experience with a “home town” feel. Are you looking for a Golden Triangle owned hospice agency with an experienced staff, dedicated to providing a premium... Read More


Southeast Texas Senior Health News – SETX Golden Triangle Ostomy Support Group


Southeast Texas Senior Health News – SETX Golden Triangle Ostomy Support Group Southeast Texas Seniors are thankful for our health. As we age, life happens. We deal with it. A sore shoulder here or a bum knee there. Other health issues can be harder for Golden Triangle seniors to deal with. Are you scheduled for or have you had an ostomy procedure? Many seniors in Southeast Texas have. Do you know about the SETX Golden Triangle Ostomy Support Group? Their mission of the... Read More


Southeast Texas Senior Speech Therapy and Home Health

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Southeast Texas In Home Speech Therapy for Seniors – Quality Care Services of Beaumont A stroke or injury can lead Southeast Texas seniors to requiring speech therapy for the first time. Fortunately, Southeast Texas senior speech therapy can often be conducted in the home as part of Home Health Care. If you don’t know what to expect, here is an overview of Speech Therapy for Southeast Texas seniors. The primary focus of speech and language pathologists is to provide skilled... Read More


Southeast Texas Medicare & Medicare Advantage Plan Open Enrollment NOW

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Medicare & Medicare Advantage Plan Open Enrollment NOW – Beaumont and Across Southeast Texas Whether you are enrolling for Medicare for the first time or if you have been waiting to switch to a private Medicare Advantage Plan, it helps to know your options. SETX Senior Citizens have a great alternative to traditional Medicare – private Medicare Advantage Plans.   Medicare advantage plans are run by PRIVATE companies rather than the government. Medicare Advantage Plans... Read More


Southeast Texas Seniors – Enjoy Thanksgiving Leftovers This Year

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Southeast Texas Senior Thanksgiving Ideas – Enjoy Thanksgiving Leftovers This Year.  Whew! The family is gone, the house is quiet, and most of the cleanup is done. Another Southeast Texas Thanksgiving is over. Or is it… I do, once again, find myself with A LOT of leftovers this year. Many of our Southeast Texas senior readers are in the same situation each and every Thanksgiving. What can we do with all of this food? I’m sure that, like me, you don’t... Read More


Southeast Texas Senior Citizens flock to the Christmas Light Show at Pine Forest in Vidor

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Southeast Texas Senior Holiday Activities – Enjoy the Christmas Light Display at Pine Forest in Vidor. Southeast Texas Churches do a wonderful job of providing meaningful events for their congregations and communities each Christmas. One Vidor church has found a way to attract seniors and families from all over Southeast Texas. Pine Forest Baptist Church in Vidor hosts an eleborate light show that gets rave reviews each year. Pack up the car with friends and family and enjoy... Read More


Optimist Village Senior Apartments in Orange – a Winter Wonderland for Orange County Senior Citizens

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Orange Tx Senior Christmas Activities – Christmas Lights at Optimist Village Senior Apartments. For Orange Tx senior citizens, Optimist Village transforms into a winter wonderland during the holidays. Thanksgiving weekend, Optimist Village turns on the Christmas lights. Thousands and thousands of Christmas lights – all for Orange Tx seniors. The residents love the way their apartment complex looks when friends and family visit during the holidays. Optimist Village senior... Read More


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