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

SETX Supports our Soldiers

One day I was driving on Highway 69 in Beaumont when a loud “ping” signaled that it was time to fill up on gas. I pulled off on Lucas and into the corner gas station. A fully uniformed soldier was standing with his military duffel. It was on my heart to go over and say something, but I first started the tedious process of gassing up my vehicle- inserting my credit card, putting in my pin, selecting the fuel type. In that short time, less than a couple of minutes, my heart... 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

Be a Part of the “Christmas Tour of Homes” in Nederland

Decorating your Southeast Texas home for the holiday is hard work- and who gets to see it? A few family members, a couple of neighbors and friends. Not a whole lot of people for all the work you put into making your home festive. The kind of hard work and dedication you put into your holiday decorations deserves a real audience. First Baptist Nederland is having a “Christmas Tour of Homes” this year. If you are proud of your decorations and would like to share them... Read More

Online service delivers your A-through-F letter grade to any member of Congress

(ARA) – With public opinion surveys showing the popularity of Congress at or near all-time lows, a free online service is empowering thousands of citizens to send an easy-to-understand letter grade to any member of the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives. GradeGov.com has delivered more than 153,000 A-through-F report cards to congressional offices in three years. Its motto is, “They work for you. Remind them!” Many users see that as an opportunity to vent. “Congress... Read More

Lamar Football Homecoming

Lamar Football and Homecoming: Cardinals vs. McMurry As SETXseniors, we grew up watching football. Some Southeast Texas seniors fondly remember the day of leather helmets and gifted players regularly playing both offense and defense. When the temperatures dip below ninety degrees, we remember all of the glorious activities of youth- drifting a live mud minnow for fall flounder, following a spirited dog sniffing for quail, and watching football. Football was gone from Lamar for... Read More

Road Trip: HWY 287

Southeast Texas Senior Citizens are fortunate to have a number of wonderful activities to enjoy right here at home. Music, theater, great food, and Lamar football is just around the corner. Every few weeks though, my wife and I like to pile in the car for an old fashioned road trip. A classic road trip is just as much fun today as it was twenty years ago. Recently, we took advantage of an opportunity to get away to Dallas to visit some friends. On a warm Sunday morning, we took... Read More

Calling the Wind

Lewis and Clark were greatly responsible for opening the American West for further exploration and settlement. Their dangerous travels provided Americans early maps, descriptions of a great wealth of natural resources that would belong to the American people, and provided useful information for Americans regarding the terrain, dangers, and challenges, they might expect to find in the coming Westward expansion. The expedition to transverse the North American continent led by Meriwether... Read More

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