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01-17-2017 Get a Ride Guide 2017--Spanish
The Get a Ride Guide has transportation options for residents of Dallas County, especially for people with disabilities and older adults.
General InformationEveryone
01-17-2017 Get a Ride Guide 2017--English
The Get a Ride Guide has transportation options for residents of Dallas County, especially for people with disabilities and older adults.
General InformationEveryone
09-27-2013 North Dallas Shared Ministries: Dallas Area Guide to Emergency Assistance General InformationEveryone
09-27-2013 Aging Information Office Directory of Services and Caregivers Guide
Provides information on senior services and resources for caregivers.
General InformationAdult
09-27-2013 Protéjase contra el fraude en el Mercado de Seguros Médicos
¡Su mejor protección contra el fraude es estar informado! A partir del 1 de octubre de 2013, usted puede solicitar cobertura médica a través del Mercado de Seguros Médicos, en CuidadoDeSalud.gov. Ciertos pasos simples lo pueden proteger contra el fraude, mientras obtiene la cobertura que usted necesita.
General InformationEveryone
09-27-2013 Protect Yourself from Fraud in the Health Insurance Marketplace-English
Your best protection against fraud is being informed! Starting October 1, 2013, you can apply for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace, on HealthCare.gov. Here are a few things to help you protect yourself while getting you the coverage you need.
General InformationEveryone
09-26-2012 Oct 1 Hiring Event for Ppl with Disabilities General InformationAdult
09-26-2012 Dallas Reconnect Services for Older Workers
We want to help you recover from the effects of unemployment! If you are: 50 years old or older Low-income Unemployed for more than one year Lost your job within the last two months
General InformationAdult
09-26-2012 October Wills Clinic General InformationEveryone
09-26-2012 Get a Ride Guide 2012
This guide was created to help you understand the transportation options in Dallas County. Use this guide to find the right ride for you or someone you know.
General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 Dallas Advisory Group on Disability Meeting General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 CTN Meeting General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 Dehydration VNA General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 Cholesterol VNA General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 BC Enrollment Sites 2011 General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 Medicaid Training General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 Validation Therapy General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 Caring for the Caregiver General InformationEveryone
11-01-2011 RJP Caregiver Brochure 2011 General InformationAdult
07-21-2011 Health and Human Services Commission Workshop
Cross-training Opportunity facilitated by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Training topics will cover: An Overview of HHSC Programs with specific in-depth discussion on Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities and SNAP.
General InformationEveryone
05-11-2011 Key State Legislative Dates
We are on the last lap of the 82nd State Legislative Session, and the following dates are critical.
General InformationEveryone
05-11-2011 Support Senate funding for TX Nursing Homes and Community Care
Please call your Texas House of Representative member and ask them to protect seniors by supporting the SENATE funding levels for Texas nursing homes and community care. This is critical time and we really need to keep the pressure on!
General InformationEveryone
05-11-2011 Avoiding Restraints in Older Adults with Dementia
Try this Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults with Dementia: Best practice supports individualized care that permits nursing the person safely and without physical or chemical restraint. There is no single instrument to assess the meaning of behavioral communication in hospitalized older adults with dementia. Knowledge about the patient’s usual behavior and function is critical to individualizing care.
General InformationAdult
05-11-2011 Wandering in Hospitalized Older Adults
Try this Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults with Dementia: Best practice in care of hospitalized older adults with dementia involves: 1) identifying risk for wandering, 2) providing appropriate supervision, 3) reducing environmental triggers for wandering, and 4) using individualized nursing interventions to address the causes of wandering behavior.
General InformationAdult
05-11-2011 Eating and Feeding Issues in Older Adults with Dementia
Try this: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults with dementia. Hospital patients with dementia are at high risk for eating and feeding difficulties and inadequate food and fluid intake. Eating difficulties may have existed before hospitalization, but they are likely to worsen in the hospital because people with dementia often become more confused in an unfamiliar place.
General InformationAdult
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