Elder Options of Texas is an online directory for seniors, caregivers and children with aging parents who are looking for home care services, health care professionals, and senior living options throughout Texas.
Nearly 15 percent of Texans (4 million people) are 65 or older. By 2040, older adults will represent over 20% of the Texas population. This growing group is likely to present new challenges that researchers within Texas Aging & Longevity Center (TALC) are prepared to take on.
Texas is also home to 5.2 million baby boomers who will all be at least 65 years of age by 2030. And out of the 34 to 44 million informal caregivers throughout the United States approximately 2 .7 million are in Texas.
Elder Options of Texas is very popular among seniors 65 and older, and baby boomers, living throughout Texas as well as nationwide.
Listed below are the types of Texas senior care services, professionals, housing options, and care facilities featured on our site:
to Best Use Our Site...
You're a long-distance caregiver and not quite sure what services and resources are available in the neighborhood where your parent(s) live. On our site you will find licensed and professional geriatric care managers who can assist you with the planning and coordination of care and help find resources for your elderly loved one.
You are tired of house maintenance and upkeep and want to move to an independent living or 55+ community for active adults. We have them listed! If you need help with the selling of your home consider working with a senior real estate specialist trained in no-pressure approaches to the needs of older adults.
You or a loved one wants to remain at home to age in place but need a little assistance to do so. You can find home care providers to assist with meal prep, transportation to and from doctor appointments and grocery store, or maybe a little companionship is needed. There may be need for a few home modifications such as grab bars or a ramp installed so you'll need a reputable contractor and perhaps a medical alert device in case of a fall. It's all here.
As our loved ones grows older making be sure their (and your) legal papers are in order is crucial so is finding a reputable, licensed Texas elder law attorney. Perhaps you need to find out how to best protect assets to qualify for Medicaid or how to pay for long-term care including the purchasing of long-term care insurance, getting a reverse mortgage or need pre-planning funeral services.
Should your love one be getting discharged from the hospital and needs to be moved to a long-term care facility for skilled care or rehab, you can find those on our site too as well as companies that specialize in med cottages also known as granny pods, that you can place temporarily on your property.
Whether you or a loved one needs home health or hospice care after surgery or illness, or you're not sure if a personal care home or assisted living community is best, you can find and learn about everything you need for making the best possible decision.
If a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other form of dementia, there are a host of caregiver technology devices that will assist with their care especially if you're concerned about wandering, as well as memory care and assisted living communities that specialize in this type of care.
For many seniors living on a fixed income finding affordable senior living is a must. We have many listed on our site located throughout Texas.
Lastly, if you simply need assistance regarding health matters, senior housing, or other age related issues, consider hiring a senior care adviser to assist you.
Other Areas of Our Site:
Access our Lifestyle Articles focusing on topics, concerns, and issues facing senior's, children with aging parents, grandparents, baby boomers, and caregivers. They all include helpful links to pages that provide additional resources and contacts.
Visit our Senior Resources section is where you'll find many useful, fun and important sections regarding travel, pets, jokes, recipe ideas, grand parenting resources, prescription assistance, and more!
Our Senior Events Calendar is a FREE service for Texas Seniors and Aging Industry Professionals. You can post an upcoming event or view what's happening in your area!
Bottom line...whether you’re searching for senior living options, care professionals, or home care services, the companies and communities on our site offer what you're looking for.
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DISCLAIMER: Links to other websites or references to products, services or publications do not imply the endorsement or approval of such websites, products, services or publications by Elder Options of Texas. The determination of the need for senior care services and the choice of a facility is an extremely important decision. Please make your own independent investigation.