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

Best Years Senior Center Lets Active Beaumont Seniors Discover a Love for Ceramics

Southeast Texas seniors looking to add some variety to their ceramics work should swing by the Best Years Senior Center and check out their extensive collection of ceramics molds. The molds were generously donated by the Ceramics Orange Club.  The new ceramics molds will help ensure there is plenty of variety for Southeast Texas seniors who are feeling artistic. Ceramics is a great activity for those spending time at the Best Years Senior Center in Beaumont for several reasons. First,... Read More

Beaumont Seniors- Intermediate Spanish Lessons at Best Years Senior Center

Senior Center Beaumont TX – The Best Years offers intermediate Spanish sessions twice a week. For active Beaumont seniors, learing Spanish can open up a whole new world of opportunity- meeting new people, travelling, even interacting with visitors at our Southeast Texas churches and civic groups. Learning a foreign language can be a wonderful activity for Beaumont senior citizens.  It is easiest when done at a young age, but it is never too late for learning. Southeast... 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

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

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

Explore Washington DC with the Best Years Center

The Best Years Center Day Trips have been eagerly anticipated outings for local seniors for a long while. This year the Best Years Center  is stepping their trips up a pretty big notch by adding new vacations packages for seniors that bring them quite a ways from their homes in Southeast Texas. One of the trips will be to Washington DC, with the help from Travel with Collete Vacations, and this DC trip will have Southeast Texas Seniors exploring just about every inch of the... 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

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

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