Hardin County Medicare Advantage Plan Guide

Friday, November 17, 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment Southeast Texas November 15 – December 7 On today’s edition of Southeast Texas Senior Services, we are bringing you a Hardin County Medicare Advantage Plan Guide. Many Hardin County seniors are trying to decide if they need to switch from Medicare to a Hardin County Medicare Advantage Plan. In today’s SETX Seniors Spotlight we look at some of the questions surrounding this issue starting with, “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... 

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Lester Trauth – WWII, D-Day Survivor Remembering Thanksgiving During the War In Southeast Texas, we all have special Thanksgiving memories.  Mine tend to revolve around food – smoking a duck at my parent’s home in Angelina National Forest, my mom’s cinammon rolls coming out of the oven, and my sister Amanda’s buttermilk pie. We profiled Lester Trauth for our “Last of the Greatest” series in the SETX Senior Resource Guide. He shared a Thanksgiving memory with us that also centered around food. Lester Trauth landed with the 79th landed during D-Day at Utah... 

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Southeast Texas VFW Chapter 1514 Meets Tuesday at 7PM

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Golden Triangle Veteran Organizations VFW Post 1514 Village Mills TX Are you looking for a Southeast Texas Veteran’s group to join? Consider a visit to VFW Chapter 1514 in Village Mills. Their next meeting is Tuesday at 7pm: VFW Post 1514 in Village Mills TX / The Big Thicket 13634 Hwy 69 N. Village Mills, TX 77663 (409) 385-5760 This Big Thicket VFW Post is located between Warren and Kountze TX on Highway 69, about halfway in between the two. Call for more information or directions: (409) 385-5760. When you’re making your first visit, look for the nice white frame building that... 

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Looking for Veteran’s Activities in the Big Thicket? VFW Post 1514 in Village Mills

Friday, November 10, 2017

VFW Chapter 1514 – The Big Thicket George A. Glasspool Senior Memorial Chapter Nothing is quite like the companionship of other veterans. In the Big Thicket, many veterans join the VFW. You are invited to visit VFW Chapter 1514 in Village Mills. The next meeting is Tuesday at 7p: VFW Post 1514 in Village Mills TX  13634 Hwy 69 N. Village Mills, TX 77663 Do you have Questions about the VFW? Call (409) 385-5760 Typically, the George A. Glasspool VFW Chapter meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. In November and December, they meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month due to the holidays. This... 

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Lumberton Funeral Planning Resources

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Hardin County Senior News – Lumberton Funeral Planning Resources 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 is a tremendous gift to our family, emotionally and often financially as well. First, arranging our own funerals helps us set the tone. Lumberton funerals ... 

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Do you need home health services in East Texas? Meet Choice Homecare at the Jasper Senior Expo on Wednesday

Monday, October 30, 2017

East Texas Home Health – Choice Homecare Stacy Garner with Choice Homecare will be at the Jasper Senior Expo Wednesday 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 assist you or a loved one in the home How an in-home occupational therapist can help you get back to really living – and performing tasks for yourself like cooking, bathing, and getting ready for the day. Having an in-home physical therapist assist you with getting stronger, performing exercises... 

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Happy Thanksgiving to Our Southeast Texas Senior Citizens

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Happy Thanksgiving Southeast Texas Seniors! Thanksgiving has finally arrived in the Golden Triangle. A day Southeast Texas seniors are reunited with family from around the county, and often from around the globe. What will you remember from this Thanksgiving Day? As a Southeast Texas senior statesman (or matriarch!), you have a lot of influence over the day. Choose items that are important to you and gently guide your  Southeast Texas family to the ones that will provide the... Read More

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Southeast Texas Seniors – Enjoy Thanksgiving Leftovers This Year

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

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SETX Veteran Groups – VFW Post 2775 in Orange TX

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Southeast Texas Veteran News  SETX Veteran Groups – VFW Post 2775 Are you looking for an Orange County Veteran’s TX group to visit or join? Consider visiting VFW Chapter 2775 in Orange. Their next meeting is Monday at 7pm (1st and 3rd Monday): VFW Post 2775 in Orange TX 5303 North 16th Street in Orange TX (409) 886-9738 Typically, the Orange TX VFW Chapter meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. They host activities for Southeast Texas veterans, and many are open... Read More

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Southeast Texas Vietnam Era Veteran Bio – Lester Trauth Jr.

Southeast Texas Veteran Biographies – Lester Trauth Jr. United States Air Force A couple of years ago, SETX Seniors profiled Lumberton World War II veteran Leter Trauth Senior who has since passed. He was one of our favorite WWII veteran interview! His son, Lester Trauth Jr., is also a Southeast Texas veteran. The Trauth family has a rich history of service to the United States. They immigrated to the US from Germany in 1844. Lester Trauth Sr. served in the US Army’s 79th... Read More

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

Orange TX Senior Christmas Activities – Christmas Lights at Optimist Village Senior Apartments For Orange Tx senior citizens, Optimist Village Senior Apartments 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 senior apartment complex looks when friends and family visit during the holidays. Optimist... Read More

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Mid County Senior Events & Services – Port Neches Senior Citizen Center

Southeast Texas Senior Centers Find great Mid County senior events and senior services downtown at the senior center. The Port Neches Senior Citizen Center is a great resource for Mid County seniors. There are a number of fun weekly and seasonal Mid County senior citizen activities coordinated by the center: SETX senior Bingo on Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Please bring a non-perishable food item to play. Chair exercises for Port Neches senior citizens on Tuesdays and Thursdays... Read More

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Vidor Senior Activities – First Baptist Church “Encore Adults” Ministry

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Senior Ministry Southeast Texas When you’re looking for Vidor senior activities, check out “Encore Adults” the senior ministry of First Baptist Church. They offer a wide range of activities for Southeast Texas senior citizens including: Day trips Extended trips Senior choir Senior band Bible study groups Monthly SETX senior lunch Retreats and conferences Fun and games We all know that when we are having fun, we feel better, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Find... Read More

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SETX Seniors Spotlight: What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?

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Medicare Questions Southeast Texas Medicare Open Enrollment November 15 – December 7 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. A Medicare Advantage Plan is a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with... Read More

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Beaumont Hospice Provider – Best Hospice Care of Texas

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Beaumont Hospice Provider – Best Hospice Care of Texas Hospice has become a key resource for seniors. Southeast Texas is home to a wonderful locally owned hospice provider: Best Hospice Care of Texas. Administrator Jennifer Burch has a true calling for serving Southeast Texas senior citizens in need – and over a decade of experience in providing hospice care in Southeast Texas, the Houston area, and Central Texas. Jennifer has brought everything she has learned to creating... Read More

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SETX Church Guide – Online Christian News Magazine

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SETX Church Guide – Christian Lifestyle Magazine Are you looking for Christian activities and fellowship in the Golden Triangle? Visit SETX Church Guide. You’ll find an online magazine committed to telling the stories of the Southeast Texas Christian community. Christian Concerts Fellowship Opportunities – picnics, potlucks, game nights Senior Ministries Women’s Conferences Wednesday Night Church Activities Youth Groups Click here to go to SETX Church Guide.   Questions? Daryl... Read More

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Holiday Tips for Single Southeast Texas Senior Citizens

Southeast Texas Single Seniors – Holiday Tips The holiday season is often called  the loneliest time of year for single Southeast Texas senior citizens.  There are some things Golden Triangle senior citizens can do to make our Southeast Texas holiday season easier, even enjoyable. A good first step is to  “get yourself invited” – Being single does not mean you have to sit at home being lonely. You almost certainly have a neighbor, friend, or relative... Read More

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