Caregiver education and training available on the aging process, disease, home safety and more

Caregiver education and training available on the aging process, disease, home safety and more

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 6, 2022) If you are helping someone with physical care, emotional support, doctor visits, shopping, legal issues, financial matters, or finding resources, YOU are a caregiver! Learning more about the illness that your loved one is experiencing, or how to handle stress, can be helpful for caregivers. The Area Agency on Aging […]

Calling all caregivers! Free programs available

Calling all caregivers! Free programs available

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (August 6, 2021) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is a proud sponsor of A Matter of Balance, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Chronic Pain Self-Management, and Diabetes Self-Management programs. All classes are offered free of charge to participants of all ages. A Matter of Balance Many older adults experience concerns about […]

Tips for caregivers: How to plan ahead for health, legal and financial issues

Tips for caregivers: How to plan ahead for health, legal and financial issues

ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 3, 2021 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers […]

Long distance caregivers: Visiting with your elderly relative

Long distance caregivers: Visiting with your elderly relative

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 6, 2021 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers own self-sufficiency […]

Virtual Resource Fair planned for caregivers in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Virtual Resource Fair planned for caregivers in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 4, 2020 – November is National Family Caregivers Month to honor more than 40 million caregivers across the country who support aging parents, ill spouses or loved ones with disabilities who remain at home. There will be a FREE Virtual Caregiver Resource Fair for Rockwall and Kaufman Counties (via Zoom & […]

Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County offers tips and tools for caregivers

Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County offers tips and tools for caregivers

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 13, 2020 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, plus information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers […]

Couple reunited: Rockwall health and rehab center welcomes first visitor in six months

Couple reunited: Rockwall health and rehab center welcomes first visitor in six months

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 28, 2020) Mrs. Peterson, a resident at Highland Meadows Health and Rehab in Rockwall, received a long-awaited embrace from her husband this morning as the facility opened its doors for Essential Caregiver Visitation – the first time in six months. Highland Meadows, located at 1870 John King Blvd., has remained COVID-19 free […]

Health & Human Services Commission expands visitation at long-term care facilities

Health & Human Services Commission expands visitation at long-term care facilities

Allows Designated Essential Family Caregivers to Provide Support AUSTIN, TX – September 17, 2020 – Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to expand visitation options for eligible nursing, assisted living, and intermediate care facilities, home and community-based service providers, and inpatient hospice, effective Thursday, Sept. 24. HHSC’s updated emergency […]

Welcome to the GoodLife

Welcome to the GoodLife

(HEATH, TX — January 8, 2018) Each year, the population of aging citizens in Rockwall County continues to grow. Fortunately, so do the options for senior living. From visiting caregivers to assisted living facilities and nursing homes, our community offers a variety of choices for quality, elder care. Finding the right solution for you or […]

Hospitality for Healthcare: The Art of the Arrival

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 20, 2016) The past two years my family has experienced quite a transition in becoming caregivers. Our journey is like many others in that our parents are blessed to afford quality assisted care. You may be asking, “Well then, are you really a caregiver?” And my answer is, YES! With every […]