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

Southeast Texas Grandparents Increasingly Important in College Savings Planning

Southeast Texas Senior Retirement Planning – Will you be helping your grandchild pay for college? Southeast Texas Parents have a lot of nightmares. A child’s illness or injury is understandably very high on the list. Increasingly, so is paying for college. Paying for college is particularly stressful, because parents know when it’s going to happen. Every day for two decades, they see the nightmare grow nearer. From the time a child is born, parents have a pretty accurate... Read More

Southeast Texas Seniors Support Boy Scout Troop 106 at the South Texas State Fair

Southeast Texas seniors enjoy the South Texas State Fair. In a lot of ways, a great Golden Triangle festival takes us back to our youth. We also enjoy sharing the South Texas State Fair with our grandchildren. Many of us remember money being TIGHT when we were at the fair – some years there wasn’t money for rides. Some there wasn’t money for that enticing South Texas State Fair food. When we can, we like to let our grandchildren get their fill, both of carnival... Read More

Visit SETX History: Chambers House Beaumont

The Chambers House was built in 1906. In 1914, C. Homer and Edith Fuller Chambers purchased the house and moved in with their two daughters, Ruth who was 12 years old and Florence who was 2 years old. Ruth and Florence never married and lived in the house after Mr. & Mrs. Chambers passed away.  After Florence’s death in May of 2004, the Beaumont Heritage Society got the first glimpse of the interior of the house. It was a treasure trove of furniture, personal items... Read More

Pool Tourney for SETX Seniors

Where did you start playing pool? For me it was a small town pool hall known as much for the frequent fights as for the quality of actual pool play. I’m too old for that nonsense now. I prefer a nice, quiet, civilized place to play pool with other civilized adults. If that’s the kind of game you’re looking for, try the Best Year’s Center in Beaumont. They have a great pool room- just for Beaumont seniors.  The Pool Hall at Best Years Center will have a... Read More

Best Year’s Center Senior Health Fair

The Best Years Center in Beaumont will be holding a Mini-Health Day this Wednesday (November 14).  The hours sill be 9a-2p, and all activities will be in the Best Year’s Center library. Highlights include free blood pressure checks and nutritional information. There will also be a free bag of groceries and popcorn. This is a great opportunity to get some free medical information and to visit the Best Year’s Center, a true treasure for Beaumont seniors. What: Mini... Read More

Two Ways SETX Seniors can Help Orphans

Everyone has a soft spot in their heart for orphans. No one should have to grow up without being part of a family. From the fictional Annie to the real life Wendy of the Wendy’s hamburger chain, stories of Americans helping orphans are part of our culture. For the average Southeast Texas senior citizen, it can be difficult or impossible to adopt another child. There are little things we can do to help though. One is participating in a Southeast Texas fun run that raises... Read More

SETX Seniors Safe Driving Course

Southeast Texas Seniors looking to freshen their driving skills or to get a nice discount on their auto insurance can participate in a great “55+ Safe Driving Course” on November 18 at the Best Years Center in Beaumont. You can register by calling (409) 838-1902. This will NOT help with traffic tickets, but it does earn you a discount on your car insurance.  The course will be held at Best Years Center in Beaumont. Instructor: Vern Bourque Date: November 18, 2012;... Read More

Movie Night, in the Park

One of the iconic memories shared by seniors in Southeast Texas is the drive in movie. It combined our American love of fantasy and independence. Our Golden Triangle drive in movie theaters are gone, but we do have something that will bring back some of those feelings- movies in the park. These are available in a number of our Southeast Texas communities and are generally appropriate for all ages- making them great activities for seniors looking to spend some quality time with... Read More

Neighbors and Concerts – Rogers Park: Saturday, September 8th

Remember when Southeast Texas neighborhoods were places you gathered with your neighbors to have fun and celebrate life- and not just on major holidays? Beaumont Parks and Recreation does too- and they are doing their part to bring the good times back. Their next big community event is called “Neighbors and Concerts in the Park” coming up on Saturday, September 8th from 4p until 8p, at Rogers Park (1455 Dowlen Road). 3:30 – 4:30 has been designated “Family Fun” time... Read More

SETXSeniors.com

SETXSeniors.com is the only comprehensive senior lifestyle website for Southeast Texas Seniors. SETXSeniors.com is dedicated to being informative to all things of concern to seniors, their families and their caregivers.