Local businesses support Rockwall Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (June 23, 2014) Rockwall County’s population grows every year, and it’s no surprise to those who live here. Quality of living is high and the community is thriving. An important part of that growth, however, includes a growing population of elderly citizens. Within the roughly 10 percent of our population that are over […]

Heath Health Fair Sept 18

Heath Health Fair Sept 18

(Rockwall County / Heath) August 27, 2013 – There will be a FREE Heath Community Senior Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Heath Community Room, 200 Laurence Drive in Heath. The event is open to all seniors, family members and residents who are interested in learning more about […]

Texas Regional Medical Center collecting gift cards for seniors

(Sunnyvale – November 26, 2012) In an effort to make the holiday season merrier for some of North Texas’ older residents, Texas Regional Medical Center at Sunnyvale is joining forces with Mesquite-based nonprofit Sharing Life Community Outreach and radio station KLUV (98.7 FM) to host Sharing Life With LUV. The campaign will collect gift cards […]

Local ladies over 60 vie for title of Ms Texas Senior America

Ms. Texas Senior America Celebrates ‘Sizzling’ Seniors at Pageant in Frisco (Frisco) July 31, 2012 – Just because you’re in your 60’s, doesn’t mean your days of competing in pageants is over.  On Saturday, August 11 at 1 p.m. inside the Embassy Suites Hotel Frisco Conference Center & Spa located at 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, […]

Rowlett Chamber welcomes Chase Home Physical Therapy

June 26, 2012 – The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Chase Home Physical Therapy with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 19. Chase Home Physical Therapy Services is an in-home therapy provider that offers gait training, therapeutic exercises, balance training, home safety evaluations, self care and home management training, therapeutic modalities and manual […]

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 […]

Commission on Aging assists seniors, visits Friday Study Club

Commission on Aging assists seniors, visits Friday Study Club

Marge Ver Hagen, director for Rockwall County Commission on Aging presented the October Friday Study Club program by sharing ways the Commission fulfills its goal of helping seniors remain in their own homes as long as safely possible.  Marge reported that Meals on Wheels are provided to 165 to 180 seniors daily, plus 70 dogs, […]

Outstanding seniors at Wylie East

(Wylie East High School) Seniors Emily Gardner and Mark Pollard have been named Commended Students for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the PSAT. Seniors Alexander Rosales and Justin Waganhauser have been named as Scholar students for the 2011-12 […]

Senior pageant to crown Ms Mature Irving

(Irving) Seven local ladies will compete for the title and crown of Ms. Mature Irving during a special pageant at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in Carpenter Performance Hall at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. The winner will compete in the Ms. Texas Senior Classic Pageant later in the year. Every autumn […]

Vial of LIFE kits free to Irving seniors

(Irving) The Irving Fire Department is offering free Vial of L.I.F.E. (Lifesaving Information For Emergencies) kits to residents age 60 and older. Kits are a place for residents to store important medical information that emergency medical personnel, such as firefighters, paramedics and hospital staff, need during a time of crisis. The kits are available at […]

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