Programs - Older Adults

  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline

    This is the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information’s hotline. This federal organization provides free information on drug and alcohol abuse. You can call Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm (EST) (except on government holidays) 1-800-729-6686. Hablamos espanol 1-877-767-8432

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  • Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)

    Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.  There are various groups in the area…

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  • Alzheimer’s Association

    VISION: A World Without Alzheimer’s Disease® MISSION: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The WICHITA FALLS OFFICE offers; family education, professional training, support groups, individual and family care consultations,…

    Services:
    Family Education, Professional Training, Support Groups, Individual and Family Care Consultations, and a Memories in the Making weekly art class.

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  • Alzheimer’s Association Community Support Group

    House of Hope facilitates support groups to help manage the emotions and pressures that often affect family members. The community support group is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and facilitated by Pat Finnell, to reach out to people in the community who are caring for their loved one and going through the journey of dementia.…

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  • American Diabetes Association’s Food & Fitness Information

    Eating well-balanced meals is an essential part of taking better care of yourself and managing diabetes. So is regular physical activity, which is especially important for people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes. Balancing what you eat and your physical activity are key to managing diabetes. Visit the website for multiple resources to…

    Services:
    Recipes
    Food Tips
    Meal Plans
    Carbohydrate Explanations
    Fitness
    Weight Loss

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  • American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross of the North Texas Region serves a population of over 9 million people.  Their compassionate volunteers care for and support our friends and neighbors who face the worst moments of their lives due to disasters.  The Red Cross responds to emergencies in order to meet the urgent needs of those affected by…

    Services:
    Free Smoke Alarm Installation
    Classes
    Presentations

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  • Angels Care Home Health

    Angels Care Home Health is a Medicare Certified Home Health agency providing quality home health care services by offering caring, compassionate and cost effective service focused on each patient’s unique needs.  Under the direction of the physician, they administer medical services to the patient while strictly adhering to the physician’s plan of care. Services are…

    Services:
    Disease Management Programs:
    CHF
    COPD
    Diabetes
    Hypertension
    Falls Prevention
    Parkinson’s Disease
    Alzheimer’s Disease
    Stroke/TBI
    Light Step (Neuropathy/Infrared Light Therapy)

    Skilled Nursing Therapies:
    Nursing services (RN or LVN/LPN)
    Therapists (Speech, Occupational & Physical)
    Home Health Aides
    Medical Social Workers
    Pro Time (PT/INR)
    Wound Care
    Wound Vac
    IV Infusion Therapy
    Anodyne® Therapy
    Behavioral Health Programs

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  • Any Lab Test Now

    Any Lab Test Now is a service offered to the residents of Wichita Falls offering fast convenient service to help you and your doctor manage your cholesterol. Cholesterol Testing /Lipid Panels start at $49.00 paid (see website for up to date pricing) before collection if no insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid. Requirements For a Lipid panel you…

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  • Arbor House

    Arbor House is a 50 apartment Senior Living Community dedicated to caring for seniors.  Located in beautiful Wichita Falls, Texas known for being the home of the Newby-McMahon Building.  The Newby-McMahon Building was constructed in 1919 and since that time has been known as the “Worlds Littlest Skyscraper”. Arbor House and the Residents that call…

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    Senior & Adult

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  • Area Agency on Aging Benefits

    For benefits counseling for persons aged 60 or older (and their caregivers), contact the Area Agency on Aging of North Texas.

    Ages:
    Senior

    Services:
    Nutrition Program, Information, Referral, & Assistance, Benefits Counseling Program, Care Coordination, Long Term Care Ombudsmen, Family Caregiver Support, Volunteer Services. Advisory Committee, Department Staff

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