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Caregiving and Your Marriage

This presentation outlines the ways in which caregiving for an aging parent can affect your marriage. We offer tips and ways to support your partner as well as how to…

Employer Spotlight: ASAP Personnel

Join us monthly for our Employer Spotlight, featuring employment partners who are eager to hire Adults +50. This month’s featured speaker: Angela Martinez, Account Manager and Mark Pires, Business Account…

Online Job Search 101

It’s a NEW year! Employers are HIRING! Get your online job search in high gear. Join The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety Center for Online Job Search 101. Learn: –…

Covid-19’s Impact on Employment

Join us for a free panel discussion about employment changes job seekers can expect. Learn about various employment trends and tips from hiring professionals for those who are finding it…

Older American’s Month 2021

Join Ombudsman Arreale Turner as she talks to nursing home resident Ronny Mac about his life journey and current experiences during the pandemic. His advice on weathering difficult times are…

Employer Spotlight: TRS Craft Services

Join the Elder Financial Safety Center and TRS Craft Services as we discuss this employer and all the job opportunities they have available for older adults! Join us monthly for…

Employer Spotlight: The Albertson Stores

Join us as we spotlight a Senior friendly employer, The Albertson Stores. We will be joined by Teresa Bell, Talent Acquisition Manager for the Southern Division. She will discuss the…

Mastering The Virtual Interview

Join The Senior Source as we present Katrina Strohl, Career Coach, who will speak to us about how to successfully master the virtual interview. Learn: – The Basics: Camera and…

Protecting Your Privacy on Social Media

Pay attention to what you share on social media websites. Cybercriminals do! This includes social media sites include Facebook and Twitter; community sites like Next Door; dating sites and more….

Introduction to Excel Chapter 1

Follow along with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety center as they teach you how to use Excel. Chapter 1 will teach you how to navigate Excel….

Introduction to Excel Chapter 2

Follow along with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety center as they teach you how to use Excel. Chapter 2 will teach you basic Excel skills. • Adding, naming, and…

Introduction to Excel Chapter 4

Follow along with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety center as they teach you how to use Excel. Chapter 4 will teach you: • Autofill and Flash Fill • More…

Getting Unstuck From Your Career Rut

The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety Center sat down with Career Strategist, Nickquolette Barrett founder of iRock Resumes to bring you Getting Unstuck From Your Career Rut. Get ready to…

Guardianship Program’s Response to COVID-19

How did The Senior Source’s Guardianship Program pivot when the COVID-19 long-term care facility visitation restrictions started? This response letter provides details of how our staff continued to serve the…

How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

This video helps you understand the benefits and dangers of social media in your job search. It talks you through the social permanence of posts and how employers use your…

Commonly Requested Numbers

Who do you call when an older adult needs help in Dallas? The Elder Financial Safety Center put together this helpful list of service organizations and resources. Commonly Requested Numbers…

COVID-19 Scams

The spread of COVID-19 fraud and scams can be as deadly as the virus itself. This PowerPoint presentation offers tips to spot and stop COVID-19 fraud. COVID-19 Medicare Coverage Medicare…

The Senior Source’s Golden Girls

Zoom became a lifeline for many of us during the pandemic. The Senior Source was proud to offer Zoom training classes for our Americorp Senior volunteers. This fact sheet discusses…

Let’s Zoom

During this pandemic, technology has become a critical part of our everyday lives. For older adults, it has become a vital way to stay connected to family, faith communities, and…

Protect Yourself From Phishing

Phishing is one of the easiest ways criminals can steal your personal information if you don’t know what signs to look out for. These simple tips and tricks will protect…

Understanding Your Keyboard

Keyboard shortcuts make working on your computer faster and more efficient. Here we review the most common keyboard shortcuts and how to use them.

How to Create Protective Passwords

Strong protective passwords help guard you against hackers. In this video we will discuss how you can create strong, secure passwords for all of your accounts….

Nursing Homes Insights Through COVID-19

Throughout this pandemic the Senior Source Ombudsman Program has persevered in what we do best – serving and protecting residents in nursing homes. Watch this video from our staff, volunteers,…

Introduction to Excel Chapter 3

Follow along with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety center as they teach you how to use Excel. Chapter 3 will teach you data formatting and formulas • Number formats…

Introduction to Excel Chapter 5

Follow along with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety center as they teach you how to use Excel. Chapter 5 will teach you charts and tables: • Making pie, bar,…

Senior Companion Program Testimonial

Tech Guerrero shares his mom’s experience with our Senior Companion Program. Try not to tear up when Tech’s voice breaks talking about the friendship that developed between his mom and…

Older Adult Job Scams

Those jobs that offer to pay you to work from home just a few hours a day, look tempting but are they real? Our Elder Financial Safety Center staff gives…

Frisco Helpers

Meet our RSVP volunteers, the Frisco Helpers. These volunteers help older adults in Frisco, Texas with small home repairs. We are proud to have this wonderful team representing The Senior…

Employment Minute | Introduction

How do seniors find jobs in today’s world of work? Hear how our Elder Financial Safety Center career coaches can help older adults identify the best type of work for…

Employment Minute | What Is Your Ideal Job?

What’s the difference between full-time, part-time, contract, seasonal, gig, consulting or freelance jobs? Our employment expert explains the varieties and how to pick the best one for you. Please like…

How To Spot Ageism In Your Job Search

Oftentimes, it may be hard to spot ageism in your job search. This FREE webinar for older adults offers tools and resources to identify ageism in your job search and…

Avoid Common Frauds and Scams

Join the Elder Financial Safety Center as we discuss common frauds and scams that are impacting older adults. Please like and share this video! Then subscribe to our channel. Volunteer…

Understanding Credit and Debt

Helping seniors understand credit and debt can avoid the dangers of financial uncertainty and exploitation. This video helps older adults understand ways to manage debt avoid the repayment burden. It…

Planning for Retirement

Seniors can become financially secure in retirement with these tips from our Elder Financial Safety Center. This financial planning video covers emergency funds, eliminating debt, budgeting, and setting goals and…

Finding Work as a Senior

Older adults looking for a job in today’s job market have many questions. How do I find job listings online? How can I nail my Zoom interview? What should I…

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…

How to spot a romance scam on Facebook

This potential romance scammer picked the wrong person to mess with when he messaged one of our Elder Financial Safety Center team members and her three friends on Facebook. Financial…

Employer Spotlight: State Fair of Texas

Join us as we spotlight a Senior friendly employer, the State Fair of Texas. We will be joined by Karissa Condoianis, Spokesperson, & Senior Vice President, Public Relations. She will…

Advocacy Alert 2.14.22

February 18th is the last day to apply for vote-by-mail for anyone eligible. Your County Election Office must receive your registration by that date. Simply being postmarked by that date…

Introduction to Excel Chapter 6

Follow along with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety center as they teach you how to use Excel. Chapter 6 will teach you how to check accuracy and print: •…

Documents for Loved One

What are the important documents that every family caregiver should have for their loved one? Our helpful checklist can keep you on track. Medical Information For Your Loved One: List…

Advocacy Successes 2021

What laws, rules, and policy changes do we count as wins for older adults 2021? These are the federal, state, and local changes that we are celebrating so far….

Avoid Insurance Scams

The Elder Financial Safety Center is celebrating National Insurance Awareness Day. Join us to untangle the web of insurance myths and avoid getting stuck in a scam. Insurance can be…

2021 Texas SNAP Benefits

Your SNAP Benefits – The Updates You Need to Know for 2021 – From The Elder Financial Safety Center at The Senior Source….

Assisted Living Facilities Visitation Rules 8.21.21

The Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) adopts on an emergency basis in Title 26, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 553, Licensing Standards for Assisted Living…

Home Safety Checklist

Do all entrances to your home have outdoor lights? Are exterior walkways free from cracks and holes? Are all exterior stairs and ramps slip-resistant? Front and Back Entrances: Do all…

Welcome to Caregiving

Caregivers you can do this. The Senior Source can help. Caring for a senior loved one can be challenging and even overwhelming at times. You are not alone. The Senior…

Subsidized Housing Programs for Older Adults

Federal legislation has created housing programs that assist older adults who have limited income. The Senior Source understands the complexity of these programs and has compiled the following to help…

Tax Return Tips for Seniors

IRS tips for seniors on avoiding tax return processing errors that cause refund delays. Publication curtesy of IRS Dallas Local Taxpayer Advocate Office January 2022 Tips for Avoiding Tax Return…

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…

Unclaimed Money Can Help Struggling Seniors

For seniors on a fixed income, $200 can make a big difference in their budget. Debbie Burkham, Financial Coach with The Senior Source’s Elder Financial Safety Center (EFSC), recently helped…

New Scam Alert Tech Phishing Email

Our Elder Financial Safety Center (EFSC) staff helped a client recently who received this phishing email. Let us show you how to identify scam emails and what to do about…

Using People First Language – Words-Matter

Words matter when you speak about older adults with disabilities. Our staff is trained in word choices that put the people first and the condition or disability second. This flier…

Home Care Questions

Are you looking to hire an in-home professional caregiver and not sure where to start? The flier from The Senior Source offers questions to ask during the initial phone call…

Self-care For Family Caregivers

Caring for an aging loved one is no easy task. The Caregiver Support Program at The Senior Source offeres resources and tips to help you take care of yourself in…

Caregiver Support Program Offerings

The Senior Source’s Caregiver Support Program is here to offer guidance, support, and professional recommendations for those caring for an aging parent or loved one….

Money Management Support

Shannon Miller of the Elder Financial Safety Center offers support through the Money Management Program at The Senior Source

Printable Budget

A user friendly guide to help with budgeting and to have a better understanding of income and expenses.

Texas Prepaid Funeral Contracts

State government website that regulates the prepaid funeral industry in Texas. Includes general information on prepaid funerals in Texas.

Texas Law Help.org

A website dedicated to providing free and reliable legal information to low income Texans.

Land Your Dream Job Using Social Media

Learn how to use social media wisely for your job search. Gain a deeper understanding of privacy settings, what recruiters are looking for, and how employers use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook,…

State Bar of Texas

Legal resources, lawyer referral service and attorney grievance or complaints.

Money Smart for Older Adults Ep 3

We introduce benefits as a means to supporting and /or revitalizing a person’s finances. We review federal, state and local benefit programs such as Medicare Savings, Extra Help and SNAP….

The Basics of Caregiving- Caregiving 101

Whether you are caring for an aging spouse or you find yourself in the unfamiliar position of caring for an aging loved one, our Caregiver Support Program can offer these…

Money Smart for Older Adults Ep 6

Ensuring your Final Wishes, why it’s important to plan your estate, including what it means to name a Power of Attorney; also we discuss the meaning of probate and ways…

Money Smart for Older Adults Ep 5

Employment scams, how to identify the signs, what occupations have a higher-rate of fraud and what resources can you access to prevent becoming a victim.

Money Smart for Older Adults Ep 4

We discuss insurance as a means to managing financial risk. We review the different types of insurance including health, life, long-term care along with property and casualty. We discuss insurance…

Money Smart for Older Adults Ep 2

We continue discussing financial frauds and scams, including mortgage relief, reverse mortgage and property fraud. We provide tips on how to avoid being the victim of contractor scams. We finish…

How to Use Video in Your Job Search

Now more than ever embracing and utilizing video technology is essential in the job search world and is critical to staying ahead of the competition. Chris Chaillot works with video…

Money Smart for Older Adults Ep 1

We introduce the Money Smart for Older Adults financial education that focuses on frauds and scams that target seniors. We review how to recognize frauds and scams, why older adults…

Donating in Difficult Times

These days, there are just so many reasons why people want to do to something to help, to make a difference, to take action. In addition to volunteering or putting…

Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Medicare Scams

Scams related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are rapidly increasing as the public health emergency develops. Scammers are targeting older adults and those with serious long-term health conditions…

What’s a Money Mule Scam

Scammers may try to use you to move stolen money. If you help them, you could be what law enforcement calls a money mule. Money mule scams happen several ways….

COVID-19 Vaccine Frauds and Scams

Vaccine scams are popping up. How can you tell if it is real or a scam? This flier from The Senior Source can help you spot the difference. ATTENTION: Watch…

First Visit Guidance

This checklist offers advice for reuniting residents and families after the COVID -19 separation. It explains what to look for and questions to ask as you resume visits in a…

Resources for Family Members

This link to the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care’s website page for family caregivers contains many helpful resources. It includes fact sheets and advice on selecting nursing homes,…

Nursing Home Compare Website

Choosing the right care facility for your loved-one is a stressful process. This link to the U.S. Medicare website helps you find and compare nursing homes, hospitals, and other elderly…

Find a Nursing Home

Choosing an assisted living facility is an important decision. Your loved one’s health, safety, and happiness are vital. You also need to understand the costs and benefits. This helpful worksheet…

Find an Assisted Living Facility

Choosing an assisted living facility is an important decision. Your loved one’s health, safety, and happiness are vital. You also need to understand the costs and benefits. This helpful worksheet…

COVID Vaccine FAQ’s

Long-term-care facilities have many questions about the vaccine as it is initially distributed. Is it safe for our residents? How do we get it? The Texas Health and Human Services…

COVID-19 Nursing Home Data

How devistating has the pandemic been for nursing home residents? This link takes you to data regarding COVID-19 in nursing homes. It includes statistics for both residents and staff including…

Holistic Tips for Caregiving

You can’t care for your loved one if you neglect your own mental, physical, social, emotional and spiritual health. Watch our video filled with holistic tips for the caregiver….

The Senior Source’s Caregiver Support Group

No one understands what a caregiver is going through like another caregiver. Watch our YouTube video to understand the benefits of joining one of our caregiver support groups in Dallas.

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources: Benefits vs. Myths

Do you want to convince a vaccine-hesitant friend or relative to get the jab? This list of trusted resources will help you understand the vaccine benefits, risks, and background so…

Nursing Facility FAQ

Navigating the ever-changing COVID government regulations and guidance is difficult for nursing facilities but vitally important for the health and safety of their residents. This document answers the facility’s frequently…

Prosperity Now

Financial advocacy, resources, and wealth/racial equity site with employment information.

Caregiver Support Group

Our Caregiver Support Group meets every first and third Tuesday of the month at 11:30. Terri Contreras will happily take your RSVP at TContreras@TheSeniorSource.org  …

My Ride Dallas

Transportation resources for older adults and individuals with a disability.

Medicare website

Federal government website providing information about healthcare benefits program.

Guardianship Basics

What is a Guardianship? This document will walk you through the basics of what a guardianship is, when it is used, and why. Additional resources are provided to support.

Advocacy 101

I want to take a stand and advocate on behalf of older adults…but where do I start?…

Parkland Hospital COVID-19 Vaccine

Information you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine from our friends at Parkland Hospital. The vaccine is safe and will prevent you from contracting the Coronavirus.

Groupo de Apoyo Virtual de Cuidador

RSVP ahora a Terri Contreras a Tcontreras@theseniorsource.org o 214-525-6103. El grupo de apoyo para cuidadores españoles se reúne el primer y segundo jueves de cada mes de 11:30 a.m. a…

COVID-19 Response for Nursing Facilities

Updated 7/20/21   After the initial shock of a first case of COVID-19 in a nursing facility, what should the administration do to protect residents, safeguard staff, and comply with…

NORC COVID-19 Resources

Long-term care ombudsman programs have particular COVID-19 rules and regulations to follow. The link to this page includes tips for preventing the spread of COVID-19, alternative ways to stay in…

COVID 19 Assisted Living Facilities FAQ

After the initial shock of a first case of COVID-19 in an assisted living facility, what should the administration do to protect residents, safeguard staff, and comply with regulations? This…

Medicaid and Stimulus Checks 2020

Will a stimulus check affect a long-term care facility resident’s Medicaid eligibility? Will the stimulus check count as applied income? Who decides how a resident spends stimulus money? Find the…

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