Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Holiday Spirit

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Holiday Spirit

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) Attend a dinner or an outing with me this month and you will most assuredly be asked this question, “What makes the holidays the holidays for you?”  The anthropologist in me wants to know all about the traditions people hold dear, especially when they are people who are different from […]

Texas Health Rockwall’s $92.3 million expansion serves growing North Texas Region

Texas Health Rockwall’s $92.3 million expansion serves growing North Texas Region

Hospital expansion includes new Level II NICU ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 9, 2022) – An estimated $92.3 million expansion and renovation at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall is nearly doubling the size of the hospital and bringing a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a Cardiac Catheterization Lab and an expanded Emergency Department to the growing […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Spit it Out

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Spit it Out

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 11, 2022) You know that feeling when a song gets stuck in your head? The kind that loops endlessly latched onto one or two lines, and you cannot get it out of your mind? That is called rumination and it is what we do when we get stuck on an idea or fixated on […]

Rockwall YMCA, Highland Meadows Health & Rehab to present free Lunch & Learn program on Healthy Aging

Rockwall YMCA, Highland Meadows Health & Rehab to present free Lunch & Learn program on Healthy Aging

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2022) Highland Meadows Health and Rehab will present a FREE Lunch & Learn program from noon to 1 PM Thursday, June 16 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall covering myths on aging, sensory/motor changes, medication/neuropathy/low vision, fall prevention, exercise relationships, diet and hydration, and proper footwear. The event is open to […]

Alzheimer’s Association: Five steps to better promote brain health

Alzheimer’s Association: Five steps to better promote brain health

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month ROCKWALL, TX (June 2, 2022) During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging all Americans to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors that can help reduce the risk of cognitive decline. Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, 1 in 3 seniors age […]

Free mental health webinar for caregivers, family members

Free mental health webinar for caregivers, family members

Mental Health and the Psychological Burdens of Pandemic, War, Aging, Declining Health, etc.  ROCKWALL, TX (April 4, 2022) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging, funded in part by Texas Health and Human Services, will host a FREE webinar for caregivers, family members and professionals, on Mental Health and the Psychological Burdens of Pandemic, […]

Rockwall Police Departments gets innovative with its leadership’s brain health

Rockwall Police Departments gets innovative with its leadership’s brain health

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 18, 2022) – The Rockwall Police Department is making an investment in its leadership. On Tuesday, January 11, members of the RPD command staff were the first to embark on a four-month course geared toward improving brain health, function and overall cognition. The training comes from the Center for BrainHealth®, a cognitive […]

New COVID-19 testing site coming to Rockwall

New COVID-19 testing site coming to Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 14, 2022) – The City of Rockwall is providing space for a third party to perform COVID-19 testing at the Harry Myers Ball Fields, located at 1600 Airport Road in Rockwall. Until now, residents have experienced difficulties finding COVID-19 testing locations. Starting next week, Monday, January 17, the testing site will be […]

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to dispense authorized COVID 19 antiviral medication

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to dispense authorized COVID 19 antiviral medication

Walmart launches store locator to help customers find the nearest store or club with availability TEXAS, Dec. 30, 2021 – Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin dispensing the authorized COVID antiviral medication, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir in Texas through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Therapeutics Program starting Dec. 30, 2021. Select Walmart and Sam’s Club […]

Carter BloodCare drive at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall includes chance to win a new Chevy Spark

Carter BloodCare drive at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall includes chance to win a new Chevy Spark

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 2, 2021) The Carter BloodCare bus will be on the Texas Health Hospital Rockwall campus Thursday, Dec. 23, and blood donors have a chance to win a New Chevy Spark from Classic Fleet and Commercial. COVID-19 antibody testing will also be available for all donors. Plus, all donors will receive a fleece […]

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