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

The Big Empty House – Optimist Village offers “Right Size” Southeast Texas Senior Housing

  Senior Living Southeast Texas Optimist Village Senior Apartments in Orange TX Finding the ideal Golden Triangle senior housing can be a challenge. Over our many years of marriage, my wife and I have lived in a number of wonderful homes. No mansions, but each had its own pros and cons. We had a little wood frame house on over forty acres in the national forest near Crockett. On the plus side, we didn’t lock our doors, you could shoot a deer for the freezer from the back... Read More

Southeast Texas Veteran’s News: The National Veteran’s Memorials

Southeast Texas Veteran’s News – A visit to the National Veteran’s Memorials In Washington D.C. SETX Seniors was blessed with an opportunity to visit the veteran’s memorials in Washington DC. It was a family trip to see my brother who served his whole career with the US Coast Guard. It was a moving experience. Thank-you to each of you have served. We do a lot of articles on SETX Seniors about and for our Southeast Texas Veterans, so a visit to the nation’s... Read More

SETX Senior Exercise Options – Tennis Anyone? Beaumont Municipal Tennis Center

SETX Senior Exercise Options – enjoy tennis at the Beaumont Municipal Tennis Center. Today on Southeast Texas Senior Fun we take a look at the Beaumont Municipal Tennis Center. Southeast Texas Seniors are a pretty active group. We walk, we ride bikes, we swim, we do yoga and aerobics. Many of us still see ourselves as the athletes we once were. While we may never play football or box again, we don’t have to give up all of our childhood sports.  Golf, bowling, basketball,... Read More

Mature Love Stories – Southeast Texas Senior Tales

Southeast Texas Senior Tales – Mature Love A few months ago The Garden District in Orange shared a warm story of mature love that we ran on SETX Seniors. It was a story familiar to many of our Southeast Texas senior readers. We’ve been asked to share the story again, which was originally written by Marnell Jameson for The Family Answer Book. “What My Parents Taught Me About Love” [Marnell Jameson] Mom’s in the hospital. Nothing huge in the scheme of mortality,... Read More

Avoid becoming ‘unscoreable’ and maintain your credit history as you age

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,... Read More

Opportunities for Southeast Texas Senior Excercise – The Best Years Center Beaumont TX

Senior Exercise Beaumont TX – Best years Center Beaumont TX Has it been hard for you to find the right Southeast Texas senior exercise opportunities? When I was younger, I did a lot of different activities that were both a lot of fun and where I got most of my exercise. My college roommate and I would lace up our sneakers and just run in whatever direction looked good. At one point we were going three and four miles a day. At one of my first “grown up jobs” I talked... Read More

Beaumont Senior News: Grandparent scam continues to trick people out of money

Beaumont Senior News: Southeast Texas grandparents have been targeted by scammers who are working nationwide: Imagine being woken by a phone call in the middle of the night. It’s your crying grandchild or someone claiming to be a friend of theirs, who is asking for money because of an accident. Of course you want to help your loved one, so you do whatever you can in this emergency situation. You open your wallet without hesitation. Unfortunately, many Southeast Texas seniors... Read More

Southeast Texas Veteran’s Memorial

In Southeast Texas, we are fortunate to have the active and influential Southeast Texas Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 292. The members teamed with the Jefferson County Commissioners Court and the Ben J. Rogers Visitor Center to bring Southeast Texas a beautiful memorial commemorating veterans of all generations. Sculptor Ron Petitt was chosen and commissioned to create a veterans memorial to honor all American veterans. Petitt’s unique design incorporates a 6′ black... Read More

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

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 that helps Southeast Texas seniors learn how to preserve their stories for the future. In... Read More

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

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 loss cope when in a social or business setting? The question is far from academic;... Read More

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