Meals on Wheels, Rest Haven to host FREE Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference

Meals on Wheels, Rest Haven to host FREE Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County and Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park will present, “Caring for the Caregiver,” the Rockwall Cares 10th Annual Caregiver Conference, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Reflections at Rest Haven, 500 State Highway 66 East in Rockwall. […]

Education, training offered for caregivers

Education, training offered for caregivers

ROCKWALL, TX (July 5, 2022) Learning more about the illness that your loved one is experiencing, or how to handle stress, can be helpful for caregivers. The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging and its partners offer educational programs that provide information to caregivers about a variety of topics such as disease, the aging […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels receives grant check from Toyota

Rockwall Meals on Wheels receives grant check from Toyota

ROCKWALL, TX (June 16, 2022) Barbara Jackson, Vice President of Toyota of Rockwall and the Jackson Automotive Group, recently presented a $2,000 matching grant check to Margie Verhagen with Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. Pictured from left are Meals on Wheels board president Dennis Lewis, Jackson, Verhagen, and Robert Glover with MOWSS. […]

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 […]

North Central Texas offers caregiver support, respite services

North Central Texas offers caregiver support, respite services

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) Caregiving can be a demanding job – it’s almost impossible to take on alone. The emotional, physical and mental toll can leave you feeling exhausted. If you need a break, the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging provides temporary relief for family caregivers. Eligible family members receive vouchers of […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels honors volunteers, recognizes ‘Hometown Heroes’

Rockwall Meals on Wheels honors volunteers, recognizes ‘Hometown Heroes’

ROCKWALL, TX (May 2, 2022) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County recently hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to honor its many volunteers who give selflessly of their time and energy to help improve health, reduce isolation and promote independent living for the elderly and disabled in our community, week in and week out. […]

Age My Way: Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates Older Americans Month in May

Age My Way: Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates Older Americans Month in May

ROCKWALL, TX (April 29, 2022) Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way. That’s […]

Tin Cup Golf Tourney benefiting Meals on Wheels set for May 20

Tin Cup Golf Tourney benefiting Meals on Wheels set for May 20

ROCKWALL, TX (April 19, 2022) 4ORE!!! Heads up, golfers! The Tin Cup Tournament benefitting Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County tees off at the Buffalo Creek Golf Club on Friday, May 20! Grab your clubs for a fun tournament on one of the most beautiful courses in Rockwall County. The tourney begins with […]

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 Meals on Wheels springs into season with full calendar of events, updates

Rockwall Meals on Wheels springs into season with full calendar of events, updates

ROCKWALL, TX (March 28, 2022) There’s never really a slow period for Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County; its staff, volunteers, and board members stay non-stop busy as the aging population increases and the need for services continues to grow. Spring is an especially active time – from the Annual March for Meals […]

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