About Elder Options of Texas
Elder Options of Texas is an online directory for active adults 55+ and children with aging parents who are searching for senior housing communities, in-home care, home health, elder care professionals and more throughout the state of Texas!!
Owned and managed by Cheryl Culbertson, Elder Options of Texas (created January 2001) has grown into the useful and resourceful Texas senior website that it is. Cheryl created this wonderful Texas senior site years ago to bring awareness about the many housing options, senior care professionals, and home care services available throughout our great state!
We encourage you to browse through our site and the many pages it consist of. Here's one of her articles to help families with aging parents.
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In Texas, there are about 3.65 million residents age 65 or older. Approximately 36 percent of this population has a disability. In the United States, about 16.3 percent of the population is 65+ and about 34 percent of that group has a disability.
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 .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.
Ways to get the most out of our website...
If you're a long-distance caregiver you may not be 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.
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