Posted on · With freezing temperatures in Houston over the next few days, seniors were given blankets, space heaters, and other household essentials to help them get through the cold safely.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Helping the elderly during the COVID-19 crisis, the psychological effects of quarantine, our annual Houston Matters Spelling Bee, and how painting skills landed John Douglas on stage with ZZ Top and Aerosmith.
Posted on · The Houston poet reads a poem inspired by what she calls the most exciting time of her life.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · The study looked at non-mortgage debt balances for seniors in the 50 largest metros.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Relief for furloughed federal employees, helping seniors prepare for retirement, winter gardening advice, and Latino converts to Islam.
Posted on · A 2017 study by the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts the U.S. will experience a 40,000 to 100,000 doctor shortage by 2030
Posted on · To keep up with an aging population, senior assisted living communities are finding they have to view themselves more as hospitality, rather than just health care.
Posted on · A hearing on the lawsuit some of them have filed against the Housing Authority is scheduled for Wednesday
Posted on · The following is a list of senior living facilities, nursing homes, assisted living centers, and other such places that are in Texas and Louisiana, and may have been affected by Harvey.
Posted on · The Senior Justice Assessment Center will offer medical exams, case management and referrals all in one place.
Posted on · A Houston-based think tank argues the greatest economic challenge America faces today is a lack of affordable housing. The Center for Opportunity Urbanism examines this challenge in a recent report entitled America’s Housing Crisis. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more from Anne Snyder, a fellow at the center. We also talk with […]
Posted on · Houston seniors are learning to grow their own organic food courtesy of the community gardening program at the Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center. It’s just one of nearly 200 educational and civic programs being offered at the center. The senior garden features raised beds so seniors of all levels of physical ability can participate.
Posted on · AARP adds Houston to its "Age-Friendly Communities" network.
Posted on · Weâve all seen theÂ Silver AlertÂ notifications on billboards as we drive around the Greater Houston region indicating a senior is missing, perhapsÂ disoriented or impaired in some way,Â and mightÂ be at risk to themselves or to others. We learn what triggers those alerts, how the system works, and what we can do to […]