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Chronic Disease: Raising the Bar for All

While Tarrant County residents in general face many significant barriers to health, chronic conditions and the factors that lead to them can be more common or severe for certain groups. An April 11 seminar sponsored by United Way, its Area Agency on Aging and others […]

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The New Year’s Eve Miracle

Area Agency on Aging Options Counselor Leigh Zoller calls it a New Year’s Eve miracle. It all started when a woman called Leigh to say she had a wheelchair, hospital bed and all kinds of supplies to give away because her husband had passed away […]

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Preventing Falls: There’s a Class for That

Every year about one million older Texans fall, and 20 to 30 percent of those who fall require hospitalization. Many must be placed in nursing homes. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury, accounting for more than 27,000 deaths in the […]

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