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

Beaumont Senior News: “Grandparent Scam” continues to trick people out of money

Beaumont Senior News Beware of the “Grandparent Scam” 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,... 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

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

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

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

SETX Senior Entertainment Discounts

There are lots of great options when looking for Southeast Texas senior entertainment – and many offer SETX senior discounts. Today we have compiled a list shared by SETXseniors.com readers. Please feel free to share with other Southeast Texas seniors. Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum: $3 Admission Spindletop Museum Beaumont TX – $3 Senior Admission Art Museum of Southeast Texas: $20 Senior Membership Hollywood Theater. First Show $5. All Shows $6.25. Ages... Read More

Southeast Texas Senior Diabetes News from EPO – Eastex Physician Organization

What happens if Diabetes is not under control? by Eastex Physician Organization – EPO. Diabetes continues to be a growing issue across the Golden Triangle. Southeast Texas diabetics do have an ally in getting both important information about diabetes and in controlling the disease. Eastex Physicians Organization is dedicated to helping combat diabetes across Southeast Texas. One big issue seen by EPO physicians is the dangers Southeast Texas diabetics face when their diabetes... Read More

FDA Approves Tradjenta for Type 2 Diabetes – SETX Senior Medical News from EPO

EPO – Eastex Physician Organization is dedicated to providing medical news for Southeast Texas seniors. Today we look at Type 2 diabetes and treatment. Diabetes remains a major concern for Southeast Texas senior health. EPO – Eastex Physician Organization provides coordinated healthcare to ensure Southeast Texas seniors manage diabetes properly. Diabetes (both type 1 and type 2) affects approximately 25.8 million Americans and an estimated 220 million people worldwide.... Read More

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