Rockwall Meals on Wheels: Simple tips for creating a safer home environment for older adults

Rockwall Meals on Wheels: Simple tips for creating a safer home environment for older adults

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 7, 2021) Making home safer for an older adult who has difficulty walking, seeing clearly, or some other disabling condition means making a home safer for everyone who lives in the house.  Since falls in older adults accounts for the leading cause of disability and impairment for older adults, often a few […]

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

ROCKWALL, TX (August 14, 2020) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is offering a series of FREE virtual or phone-in workshops for self-care. Each series of six workshops covers: Self-testing (select workshops) Exercise Dealing with health worries Healthy eating Dealing with pain & fatigue Problem-solving and MORE! Register today for self-management programs: 800-272-3921. […]

Lunch & Learn event to address caregiver, aging issues

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 19, 2015) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will host a Lunch & Learn event at noon Thursday, June 25. Rebecca Williams from the North Central Texas Counsel on Aging will discuss topics including “Stress Busters for Caregivers,” “A Matter of Balance,” “Diabetes Self-Management,” and “Chronic Disease Self-Management.” Sponsored by Dodie’s Cajun […]

Vitamins, exercise & a nutritional diet – what do you need to stay healthy as you age?

(ROCKWALL – ROWLETT – October 1, 2013) We celebrated Healthy Aging Month in September, but no matter what time of year it is, it’s important highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy body as one grows older. Proper vitamins and an active lifestyle can help mature adults focus on the positive aspects of aging. Dr. […]

Community Information Fair at Audelia Road Library

Meet representatives from area health and aging organizations for informal discussions and in-depth information on health and wellness resources during the Community Information Fair from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5 at the Audelia Road Library Auditorium. There will be a special area for seniors and grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The library […]