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

Beaumont Seniors Can Report Illegal dumping. Dial 311.

Beaumont Seniors News – 311 What is it and how does it benefit Beaumont Senior Citizens? Beaumont 311 knows that our Beaumont seniors take pride in their homes, yards, neighborhoods, and the community. Southeast Texas is a beautiful region combining many of the most desirable attributes people look for in choosing where to live. First, all of the Golden Triangle is tantalizingly close to the water. For those who love saltwater fishing and recreation, Port Arthur, Orange,... 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

Southeast Texas Agency Provides Medicare Answers – sponsored by Eastex Physician’s Network – EPO

Medicare is a blessing for seniors in Southeast Texas and nationwide. It doesn’t always seem like that though, does it? Sometimes it seems super confusing and like everything you hear contradicts everything you have already heard. There is help, right here in Southeast Texas. The Area Agency on Aging has an enthusiastic well informed staff that can get you the right answers every time. They can help you with questions both on Medicare/Medicaid and your private insurance. Sometimes... 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

Need a Ride?

Transportation is a critical link that assures seniors access to vital services and getting necessary items needed to live healthy and comfortable lives. Seniors should not have worries about not being able to get to their physician appointments, getting groceries, or being able to handle other important affairs that are necessary to living a healthily and comfortable life. Thanks to a local program, Nutrition and Senior Services, transportation assistance is available... 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

Food & Fundraiser: “Art of Beer”

  Fundraising in a down economy is a challenge. Southeast Texans have been hit like everyone else, so it can be harder to “just write a check” these days. Southeast Texas seniors are also spending less on entertainment. Smart charities know “fundraising” is easier if you include lots of “fun”. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas demonstrates this principal very well with their  “Art of Beer”. This foam-filled and adventurous... 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

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