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The Senior Source Protects Seniors from Frauds and Scams

When 87-year-old Betty* found out she’d been defrauded by an independent living facility in the Dallas area, she was shocked and distraught. Betty had made plans to move back to Texas. She signed a lease and took all the steps necessary to move, but at the last minute the facility pulled the rug out from […]

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What Would You Do if You Unexpectedly Became a Caregiver?

Wendy unexpectedly became a caregiver at 31. After her mother left the hospital due to a stroke, she needed to go to a skilled nursing facility. Wendy thought, “How do I find one? What do I do? How do I figure out all this stuff?” Fortunately, Wendy has a social worker friend who directed her to The Senior Source. There she found

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Foster Grandparent Volunteer Impacts Special Needs Students

Foster Grandparent volunteer “Granny Ruth” works with special needs second graders at a local Dallas school. She is a “pen pal” and writes each student 1-2 times per month. This particular day she showed up in person to encourage them and spread some of her wonderful love. Volunteers with the Foster Grandparent Program work one-on-one

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Board Member Interview: Shannon Freeze-Flory after Board Tour

The Senior Source hosted a Board of Directors Tour on June 7, 2023. The tour gave four Board Members and five new team members a real-life, up-close view of four of the outstanding programs of The Senior Source. Attending the Board of Directors Tour were Board Members Rebecca J. Wynne, of Salesforce; Shannon Freeze-Flory of

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A Legacy of Caring

My mom, Patsy Dwight, was the primary caregiver for my grandmother, Ruth Braddock, over the last few years. Both have had a profound impact on my life, and both are amazing women. Seeing the time, effort, stress, struggles, and happy times too that go into caring for a parent (or any loved one)has opened my

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