Southeast Texas Senior News “Unburied Treasure: A Guide to Leaving Your Legacy”

Inspiration for Seniors in East Texas and The Golden Triangle Make Sure YOUR Story Lives On On today’s Southeast Texas senior news, we look at our Southeast Texas senior legacies- preserving our stories for family and for future generations. We have so many stories to tell – and too often our stories do not outlive us. At SETX Seniors  Magazine and SETXSeniors.com we love telling your stories – but we know you have so much more to share. Today we look at a book... Read More

SETX Senior News – Coping with Hearing Loss in a Social Setting

Senior Health News for Southeast Texas Coping with Hearing Loss in Social Settings On this edition of SETX Senior News, we look at issues surrounding hearing loss. For most of us, ignoring hearing loss is easier when we’re alone. We can turn up the volume on the TV or radio as loud as we want (disclaimer- mine is turned up pretty loud now!), and when alone we don’t have to ask anyone to repeat what they just said. But how do Southeast Texas seniors with hearing... Read More

East Texas Senior News – Credit Tips for Retirees

Southeast Texas Retirement Planning You have never had bad credit; make sure you also don’t have “no credit”. You’ve spent your whole life managing your money with flawless proficiency. You have a sparkling credit score and very little debt. But is it possible to get to a point where you have so little debt that you could actually fail to register a credit score? For Golden Triangle senior citizens who have paid off most of their major debts, such as... Read More

Caring for Your Southeast Texas Grandkids? Agencies Offer Much-Needed Help

Southeast Texas Grandparent’s Guide Help is Available for Seniors Taking Care of their Grandchildren Are you looking for information on caring for your grandkids in Southeast Texas? Almost all parents look forward to acquiring the new title of grandma or grandpa. Some get that plus one more thing: custody of  grandkids and a long-term commitment to care for them in their own homes. This is a reality for many Southeast Texas grandparents – it can be rewarding, but... Read More

Beaumont Senior Gardening Opportunity – Best Years Raised Garden lets SETX Seniors Exercise their Green Thumbs

Beaumont Senior Activities – Raised Garden Lets Southeast Texas Seniors Exercise their Green Thumbs! Congratulations to Best Year’s Senior Center, in Beaumont, on their wonderful raised garden for local senior citizens to enjoy. The garden was custom designed by Brant Burns, local Scout, as his Eagle Scout service project. Beaumont and Southeast Texas have a wonderful history of scouting and many have gone on to reach Eagle Scout. Beyond personal achievement, reaching... Read More

Tips for choosing Southeast Texas home health care agency that is right for you or your loved one

Harbor Home Health is dedicated to providing news and information about home care to Southeast Texas seniors. For many Golden Triangle seniors, choosing a Southeast Texas home health company can greatly increase quality of life. Southeast Texas seniors love their homes – Harbor Home Health helps them stay in them longer. Recovering from an illness or injury can be easier with home health care, which provides you with a wide range of services to help you recover in the comfort... Read More

Are You Prepared to Live til 90?

While living to the age of 90 was once a rare feat, it is becoming increasingly common. You may be surprised to learn that the fastest growing demographic in the country is people over the age of 85. According to the latest life insurance mortality tables, 38 percent of men and half of women age 65 today can expect to live to the age of 90 or beyond. Being able to live a long and full life is good news, of course. But you will have to plan well to be sure that you don’t... Read More

Seven simple steps to senior bathroom safety

One in three seniors over the age of 65 will experience at least one fall annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in the home for the elderly. Slick floors, small spaces, sharp edges and few things to grasp make mobility difficult and increase chances for dangerous falls. Unable to complete everyday tasks with the same mobility they once had, many senior homeowners are left with unsafe measures to prevent falling... Read More

Tips for choosing the right nursing home

Transitioning to life in a nursing home can be difficult, especially after living independently. When thinking about the next step for yourself or a loved one, it is important to consider how the quality of care you receive will affect your health and well-being. It’s helpful to plan ahead, consider all your long-term-care options, and make good financial plans early. Here are five tips for choosing the nursing home that is right for you or your loved one: Determine if a... Read More

Keep cool this summer with fun and flavorful frozen dessert recipes

As temperatures climb this summer, cool down with tasty and colorful frozen treat recipes for your next backyard barbecue or pool party. Offer everyone’s favorite summertime treats – ice cream, sherbet and sorbet – in unique and unexpected ways, such as in refreshing beverages, delicious cake bars or whimsical parfaits. Mold frozen ingredients into bite-size treats using melon ball scoops for mini ice cream sandwiches, or use ice cube trays to make mini-popsicles... Read More

Five tips for choosing a hospital

Americans are faced with many purchasing choices every day. From cars to restaurant meals, informed consumers often take the opportunity to research their options before making a decision to buy the item that best fits their needs. So why don’t Americans apply the same rigor when choosing a hospital? Like any other product or service, all hospital care is not equal, and not every hospital is right for every person. In fact, the quality of care you receive can have a big... Read More

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