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For nearly 60 years, the Dallas community has turned to The Senior Source for answers to any aging-related questions. As a trusted resource and a champion of older adults, we understand everyone ages differently and has different needs. Here you will find articles, presentations, resources, and tools to support you and your loved ones, wherever you may be in your aging journey.

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Will Medicare Pay For Your COVID-19 Test?

Will Medicare pay for your COVID-19 test? That depends on the type of test and the doctor’s orders. This graphic will help you decide. Yes Medicare will cover all tests preformed by a lab when ordered by a doctor, pharmacist…

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4 Essential Tips for Seniors to Land the Job

Older job seekers need to stay relevant in today’s competitive job market. This video offers tips for seniors to find the right jobs and get their resumes noticed. We offer advice on highlighting your experience and showcasing your accomplishments. With…

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Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

  The Senior Source’s “Beat the Heat” program has concluded and was a success, but here are a few ways that can help you stay cool. The Senior Source is still here to help you in every way we can….

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Applying for SNAP Benefits

What is SNAP? SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program.  You may also hear it referred to as the food stamp program.  SNAP provides monetary monthly assistance that can be used to purchase food at your local grocery stores.  Whatever…

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Financial Abuse of the Elderly by Paid Caregivers

A caregiver is defined as anyone who cares for a person who cannot care for themselves, typically assisting the individual or dependent person with the activities of daily life (ADL’s), such as bathing, dressing, and eating. A caregiver allows the…

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Scam Alert: Fake Homecare Call Visits

Scam Alert: Parkland advising Dallas County seniors to protect themselves against fake homecare call visits Call 911 if you feel threatened by an unrecognizable caller or home solicitor Dallas – A recent phone call scam is targeting the Dallas County…

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Healthcare Proxies, Medical Power of Attorneys, and more

By: Kimberly Knight What is Advanced Care Planning? Advance Care Planning involves making decisions about your medical care in the event you’re unable to communicate your wishes. It’s a thoughtful process that ensures your preferences are known and respected, allowing…

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Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

  The Senior Source’s “Beat the Heat” program has concluded and was a success, but here are a few ways that can help you stay cool. The Senior Source is still here to help you in every way we can….

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22 Ways to Show You Care – Caregiving at Any Age

Grandchildren can contribute to the well-being of their grandparents by caregiving in many ways. A visit always brings joy and decreases isolation and depression for both parties. Caregiving at Any Age Children Reading together Playing cards or board games Look…

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Bingo Game Connects Two Sides

by Jentry Davis Special Events Manager Being on the development team at The Senior Source provides me with the unique experience of connecting with our amazing donors who are essential in funding our programs. It is their generosity and eagerness…

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How to Download the Shield Our Seniors App

Our “Shield Our Seniors” app for iPhone and for Android devices. This app assists first responders in the detection of and protection from elder abuse. You can download this app as noted below. The app itself is free, but downloading…

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How to Download the Shield Our Seniors App

Our “Shield Our Seniors” app for iPhone and for Android devices. This app assists first responders in the detection of and protection from elder abuse. You can download this app as noted below. The app itself is free, but downloading…

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Ways to Get Low-Cost or Free Home Internet

Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Permanent, government program to help low-income households pay for internet and connected devices, such as laptops or tablets. Up to $30 per month discount on internet or up to $75 per month if you live on…

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