Prostate Cancer Support Groups in DFW

Reading Time: < 1 minuteFort Worth Prostate Cancer Support Group Meets every 3rd Monday, 6:00 pm, 1300 W Terrell Ave, Suite 100, Klabzuba Tower at Harris Hospital, Fort Worth,Suite 100 Facilitator: Gayle G. Wilkins, MSN, RN, OCN;...
What is an ADRC?

What is an ADRC?

Reading Time: < 1 minuteIt can be confusing to find help for older adults and people with disabilities. Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are part of the No Wrong Door system, which is designed to streamline public access to long-term services and...
Free Health Classes for Older Adults

Free Health Classes for Older Adults

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is a proud sponsor of A Matter of Balance, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Diabetes Self-Management, and Chronic Pain Self-Management Programs. Classes are offered free of charge to persons who are...
The Bookends: Peggy’s Story

The Bookends: Peggy’s Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes“I had two opposite experiences with my parents; bookend stories regarding their end of life planning. My Dad was never one to discuss much, ever. Very old school but a real softie. He sold the family business and was going to fill many...
Dealing with Lower Back Pain

Dealing with Lower Back Pain

Reading Time: 5 minutesBack aches and injuries are common among older adults, but some simple stretches can help. Whether it’s chronic, acute or episodic, low back pain is a common problem among adults, causing more disability around the world than any other...
Who are caregivers and what do they do?

Who are caregivers and what do they do?

Reading Time: 5 minutesYou might be surprised to learn more than 1 in 5 Americans identify as caregivers/informal caregivers/family caregivers, having provided care to an adult or child with special needs at some time in the past 12 months. This totals an estimated 53...