Introduction to Medicare Advantage Plans for Southeast Texas Seniors

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Medicare Advantage Plans Southeast Texas Southeast Texas: We are in Open Enrollment for Medicare & Medicare Advantage Plans. Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 – December 7 Today we’d like to provide an introduction to Medicare Advantage Plans for our Southeast Texas Seniors. Many of our readers write with questions about Medicare Advantage Plans – usually starting with “What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?“. Today, we’re happy to provide some introductory information to help give you a better understanding of what Medicare Advantage Plans are and how they... 

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Jasper Health Fair November 1

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Make Plans to Enjoy the Jasper Senior Expo November 1st Has this seemed like a long, tough year? We had a rainy Spring, a hot Summer, and Hurricane Harvey did damage across Southeast Texas. Are you ready for something fun? Join us for the Jasper Senior Expo.   Here is a brief preview of this special day for Jasper area seniors 55+: Jasper Senior Expo Wednesday, November 1st 10am – 2pm   First United Methodist Church Wesley Center FREE event for East Texas / Southeast Texas Senior Citizens 55+ FREE health checks FREE classes Opportunity for FREE Breakfast and Lunch FREE hearing... 

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SETX Medicare Advantage Plan Information

Monday, September 25, 2017

SETX Medicare Advantage Plan Information SETX Seniors has received a number of questions for Southeast Texas Medicare answers. One of the most common requests is for SETX Medicare Advantage Plan information. In today’s SETX Seniors Spotlight we answer the question, “What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?” Southeast Texas seniors can choose to either stay with Medicare or opt for a customized “Medicare Advantage Plan”. To help you make that decision, it is helpful to understand what a Medicare Advantage Plan is and why they are growing in popularity. Medicare Open Enrollment November... 

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Are You Looking for In Home Help for Mid County Senior Citizens? SETX Home Care is Ready to Assist You.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Home Care Providers in Southeast Texas – SETX Home Care Mid County senior citizens are an independent group – for good reason. Mid County senior citizens built the United States petroleum industry. Mid County seniors have served in our nation’s wars and conflicts for generations including World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Panama, and Desert Storm. For even the toughest Mid County senior citizens, some of life’s tasks and chores eventually present challenges. When they do, SETX Home Care is there to help Mid County seniors – in the comfort of our own homes. SETX Home Care has a simple... 

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Port Arthur Senior Expo

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Port Arthur Senior Health Fair Could you use access to organizations that can assist Golden Triangle senior citizens? Get answers to questions about Medicare enrollment, meet health care specialists that serve seniors, and meet representatives from local veteran organizations. How about a free breakfast or lunch? Don’t miss BINGO! That’s right – The Southeast Texas Senior Expo Series is coming to Port Arthur. Come out for: ·        FREE SETX Senior Event ·        FREE Health Screenings for Port Arthur Seniors 55+ ·        Golden Triangle Senior Expo Bingo – Prizes are... 

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Southeast Texas Senior Health News – Demystifying Medicare Part D enrollment

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Medicare Part D Southeast Texas 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... 

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Beaumont Senior News – Pre-Planning Gives Your Family Peace of Mind

Funeral Planning Southeast Texas On today’s edition of Beaumont Senior News, we look at pre-planning your Southeast Texas funeral arrangements. Many of our Southeast Texas seniors like to do things just right. Are you always trying to make things easier for others? That is what pre-arranging your Southeast Texas funeral is all about – for you and for your loved ones. First, you are making sure your ceremony addresses your needs and wants. You can plan everything down to who... Read More


Optimist Village Senior Apartments in Orange Has Room for Resident’s Family Picnics

Southeast Texas Senior Housing – Senior Apartments in Orange TX The grounds of Optimist Village Senior Apartments in Orange TX are ideal for family picnics. Many Southeast Texas seniors have wonderful memories of family picnics over the decades. Cousins, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren all gathered together to share old memories and create new ones. Optimist Village senior apartments in Orange has lots of room for their residents to have their family picnics on site. This... Read More


Meet Choice Homecare at the Jasper Senior Expo

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East Texas Senior Events – Jasper Senior Expo Featured Vendor – Choice Homecare Would you like information about how home health can help local seniors stay comfortably in their own homes longer (often many years longer). Stacy Garner with Choice Homecare will be at the Jasper Senior Expo to talk with you in person. Visit Stacy’s booth with questions about: Having a nurse come by to assist with recovery after an operation or illness Getting a speech therapist to... 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 level... Read More


Halloween Costume Ideas for Southeast Texas Seniors

Senior Fun – Halloween Costumes for Southeast Texas Seniors. Every year, we get requests from Southeast Texas senior citizens for last minute Halloween costume Ideas. Here are some of our favorites: We’re never too old to be super heroes. Here’s a glimpse of what Wonder Woman might look like today: When we were growing up, Popeye was a BIG TV cartoon. Bring him back this year at your Southeast Texas senior Halloween party: Witches have been popular Halloween... Read More


East Texas Senior Events – Jasper Senior Expo November 1

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We’ll see you at the Jasper Senior Expo – 11/1/17 This has been a crazy year in the Lakes Area. A hot summer, rain all year, and then the worst hurricane I can remember. It’s time for something…. Better! Join us for the Jasper Senior Expo. This special event combines the best features of a health fair and senior fun day. Do you need access to organizations that can help you? We’ll have them there. Are you looking for fun activities for seniors in Jasper / East... Read More


Medicare Advantage Plans Southeast Texas – 2017 Open Enrollment

Medicare Advantage Plans Southeast Texas – Open Enrollment for 2017 Southeast Texas seniors have a great alternative to traditional Medicare – Medicare Advantage Plans. Our readers always have questions about Medicare Enrollment in Southeast Texas, so here are the highlights: Medicare advantage plans are run by PRIVATE companies rather than the government. Plans are customized for the needs of their seniors. Now is the time to get information if you have been interested... Read More


Southeast Texas Senior News – Beaumont Texas Funeral Catering

Funeral Planning Southeast Texas – Lumberton Family Funeral Home On today’s edition of Southeast Texas Senior News we take a look at Funeral Catering in Beaumont TX. When you think ahead to your Southeast Texas funeral reception, you probably imagine the food that will be served to your guests. It wasn’t long ago that after Beaumont area funerals, friends and family brought over their best dishes and families had more food than they knew what to do with. What will... Read More


Southeast Texas Senior News: Medicare Advantage Plan Information

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Medicare Advantage Plan Information for Southeast Texas Senior Citizens On today’s edition of Southeast Texas Senior News, we’d like to provide some Medicare Advantage Plan Information. Are you confused about the difference between Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans? You’re not alone! This is one of the most frequent areas our SETX Senior readers ask for help with. Southeast Texas seniors have the option to choose to stay with Medicare or to choose a private,... Read More


Pre-Arranged Funeral Services for SETX – Forest Oaks in Jasper Brings a Family Centered Touch

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Pre-Arranged Funeral Services for Southeast Texas – Forest Oaks offers Jasper a Family Centered Touch Are you looking for a funeral home in Jasper TX that can provide a beautiful pre-arranged funeral service within your budget? Funeral quality and value come together when you pre-arrange funeral services through Forest Oaks Funeral Home in Jasper. You can save thousands of dollars AND offer a moving funeral service in the Jasper area. Forest Oaks Funeral Home is now owned and... Read More


SETX Super Low Income Senior Apartments – Optimist Village in Orange

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Senior Housing Orange TX  Optimist Village Senior Apartments offers low income housing for senior citizens in Orange county. It can be difficult to find super low income senior apartments in Southeast Texas. When you do, it can be even harder to find ones that are clean, comfortable, safe, and that provide the right sense of community for Southeast Texas senior citizens. What you’re really looking for is Optimist Village senior apartments in Orange. For their Orange senior... Read More is the only comprehensive senior lifestyle website for Southeast Texas Seniors. is dedicated to being informative to all things of concern to seniors, their families and their caregivers.