Articles and More Resources For Texas Seniors

 
     
   
Adult Day Programs
  Adult Day Centers - A Best Kept Caregiver's Secret
  How To Choose The Best Adult Day Activity Program
Alzheimer's and Dementia
  Parkinson's Disease Medication Can Set Off Destructive Behaviors
  Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs
  Visiting Someone With Dementia
  Paranoia and Dementia - Often They Go Hand-In-Hand
  Alzheimer's, Music and Movement
Assisted Living
  What to Look For in a Power Lift Chair
  Free Senior Placement and Referral Services
  Find Assisted Living Facilities With the Internet
  Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs
  Assisted Living Code: The Rules & Regulations Governing Assisted Living
  The Texas Assisted Living Disclosure Statement Form
  What If There's A Disaster?
  Assisted Living: For The Senior Who Needs A Little Help

 

Personal Care Homes: An Alternative to Assisted Living

  Texas Assisted Living: Type A or Type B?
At Home Care
  When Your Elderly Loved One Can't or Won't Eat Enough
  What to Look For in a Power Lift Chair
  How to Report a Dangerous Senior Driver
  Managing Aggressive or Violent Behavior
  How to Quickly Recognize a Stroke: Do It F-A-S-T
  Bathroom Door Safety for Seniors and Children
  Kitchen Fire Safety For Seniors
  When to Call the Doctor If a Senior Has a Cold or the Flu
  What to Get For Uncle Harry: Gift Ideas For Seniors
  Has Your Homecare Aid Really Been Trained?
  Help With Keeping Aging Relatives At Home
  Home Therapy and Small Safety Changes Increase Lifespan
  Scaling Down (Almost) Painlessly
  When Caregivers Become Patients
  Seniors and Adult Children Sharing A Home
  Senior Balance Problems
  Senior Care At Home: Starting to Plan
  Renewing a Senior's Driving License in Texas
  Senior Hoarding: A Last Resort Option for Families
  Medical Alarm Systems
  Developing a Fall Prevention Program - Three Steps to Fewer Falls
  Community Care For The Aged and Disabled (CCAD)
  Evaluating Senior Driving Skills
  Senior Transportation Programs Help Elders Stay
At Home
  Homecare Options for Stay-At-Homes
  Staying At Home - Is At Home Eldercare The Right Choice?
  10 Questions to Ask Before You Hire A Homecare Agency
  Community Eldercare Care Services: Who They Are & What They Do
Caregiver Support
  Recognizing Stress: How to Know When You've Reached Your Limit
  The Ombudsman: Your Own Patient Advocate
  How to Report a Dangerous Senior Driver
  Managing Aggressive or Violent Behavior
  The Best Gift Ever
  When Caregivers Become Patients
  Set Limits - Stay Sane
Independent Residential Living
  Kitchen Fire Safety For Seniors
  Seniors and Adult Children Sharing A Home
  Medical Alarm Systems
  Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs
  Independent Living: Independence With Services & Security
  Senior Centers: Specially For The Active Senior
Legal & Financial
  Federal Poverty Guidelines
  Miller Trust: When Income is Too High to Qualify for Medicaid in a Nursing Home
  Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Rules: How a spouse remaining at home is protected from losing everything to the cost of nursing home care
  New Incentive Helps Texans Pay For Long-Term Care
  "Medicaid Pending" Can Make Finding a Good Nursing Home Difficult
  The Free Texas Legal Hotline
  How to Report a Dangerous Senior Driver
  Free Tax Preparation Help For Texas Seniors
  IRS Tax Breaks For Senior Caregivers
  The VA "Aid & Attendance" Enhanced Pension Benefit
  6 Steps to Avoid Swindlers and Find a Qualified Financial Advisor
  Top Five Ways to Get Ripped Off With A Reverse Mortgage
  Insurance Scams Alert
  Who Pays For What?
  Are You Going To Sign The Nursing Home Admission Documents?
  The Legal Basics: What Everyone Needs To Know
  Help Your Elder Talk To Insurance Companies
  Guardianship 1-2-3
  How To Finance Elder Care: A Reverse Mortgage
  Financial Help With Utility Bills
  Working With Social Security
Medicaid
  Miller Trust: When Income is Too High to Qualify for Medicaid in a Nursing Home
  Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Rules: How a spouse remaining at home is protected from losing everything to the cost of nursing home care
  New Incentive Helps Texans Pay For Long-Term Care
  "Medicaid Pending" Can Make Finding a Good Nursing Home Difficult
  The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid
  Medicaid Application: The Supporting Documents You Will Need
  Texas Medicaid 2008
  Medicaid "Community Spouses" May Keep More Money in 2008
  All The Medicaid Rules Have Changed
Medical
  Cellulitis: Dangerously Common in the Elderly
  How to Quickly Recognize a Stroke: Do It F-A-S-T
  Stroke Symptoms Often Different in Women
  Parkinson's Disease Medication Can Set Off Destructive Behaviors
  Planning For a Hospital Discharge
  Are Your Medications Making You Sicker?
  When Caregivers Become Patients
  Senior Balance Problems
  Using a Mirror Can Speed Stroke Recovery
  Seniors Not Seeking Treatment For Common Swallowing And Voice Problems
  Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory Loss
  Short-Term Blood Sugar Control Can Have Long-Term Positive Effects
  Use Caution With Non-Prescription Creams & Ointments
  Aphasia & Aphasia Treatment
  Texas University-Based Clinics for Speech-Language Disabilities
  Hospice Basics
Medicare
  Understanding Medicare Benefit Periods
  The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid
  Law Says You Must Take Medicare Part A
  Non-Citizen Are Eligible For Medicare
  Hospice Basics
Nursing Homes
  Miller Trust: When Income is Too High to Qualify for Medicaid in a Nursing Home
  Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Rules: How a spouse remaining at home is protected from losing everything to the cost of nursing home care
  "Medicaid Pending" Can Make Finding a Good Nursing Home Difficult
  Free Senior Placement and Referral Services
  5 Common Nursing Home Myths
  Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs
  Nursing Homes For Texas Veterans
  How to Admit Someone to a Nursing Home
  Average Nursing Home Has Seven Deficiencies
  Serious Nursing Home Problems Are Frequently Missed
  Visiting Someone With Dementia
  What If There's A Disaster?
  Nursing Homes: When 24-Hour Care is Necessary
  Are You Going To Sign The Nursing Home Admission Documents?
  Common Nursing Home Decorating Mistakes
Odds & Ends
  What to Get For Uncle Harry: Gift Ideas For Seniors
  The Ins and Outs of Assistive Technology For Seniors
  Should Your Senior Get a New Pet?
  Hearing Aids: Before You Buy
  Index of National Care-Related Toll-Free Numbers
  Evaluating Senior Driving Skills
  Travel Tips For Seniors
  What To Do When Someone Dies
  Sick of Caregiving? Or is Caregiving Making You Sick?
  Downsizing & Moving