Tarrant County Earns 4 Texas Association of Counties' Best Practices Awards
October 12, 2022
Association honors initiatives by Commissioner Gary Fickes, Precinct 3, the County Clerk and Criminal District Attorney.
FORT WORTH – The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) presented Tarrant County with four 2022 County Best Practices Awards at Tuesday's Commissioners Court meeting in Fort Worth.
TAC County Relations Officer Rhita Koches gave out the awards honoring four programs.
How to boost your immune system
October 12, 2022
How can you improve your immune system? On the whole, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. Is it possible to intervene in this process and boost your immune system? What if you improve your diet? Take certain vitamins or herbal preparations? Make other lifestyle changes in the hope of producing a near-perfect immune response?
HOLIDAY MAGIC WELLNESS SEMINAR - Just a few days away!
October 4, 2022
Hurry and register for the Holiday Magic Wellness Seminar, as we are filling up fast! It's truly going to be a magical morning. Please note, registration is required for this event, and no walk-ins are allowed.
Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight
September 29, 2022
An eating plan that helps manage your weight includes a variety of healthy foods. Add an array of colors to your plate and think of it as eating the rainbow. Dark, leafy greens, oranges, and tomatoes—even fresh herbs—are loaded with vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Adding frozen peppers, broccoli, or onions to stews and omelets gives them a quick and convenient boost of color and nutrients.
September 21, 2022
Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a disease that triggers a painful skin rash. It is caused by the same virus as chickenpox, the varicella-zoster virus. After you recover from chickenpox (usually as a child), the virus continues to live in some of your nerve cells.
For most adults, the virus is inactive, and it never leads to shingles. But, for about one in three adults, the virus will become active again and cause shingles.
Holiday Magic Wellness Seminar
September 8, 2022
Join us for a morning of food, treats, workshops, screenings, and fun at the Holiday Magic Wellness Seminar on Friday, October 14, 2022. Due to limited space, only the first 350 attendees to register will enjoy a day to remember. Registration is required, so don't wait!
Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
September 6, 2022
IRAs allow you to make tax-deferred investments to provide financial security when you retire.
15 Tips To Keep Your Bladder Healthy
September 2, 2022
People rarely talk about bladder health, but everyone is affected by it. Located in the lower abdomen, the bladder is a hollow organ, much like a balloon, that stores urine. Urine contains waste and extra fluid left over after the body takes what it needs from what we eat and drink. Each day, adults pass about a quart and a half of urine through the bladder and out of the body.
Winter & Holiday Paint Project - September 12, 2022
August 29, 2022
Join NETC Seniors Rock for the first Winter & Holiday paint project on September 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Award-Winning Northeast Tarrant County (NETC) Seniors Rock Program is a senior outreach initiative created to reach homebound individuals and others in the community to brighten their day with
a keepsake and to send positive messages throughout Tarrant County communities. Registration is required.
Patient Care & Health Information: Arthritis
August 23, 2022
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, involves the wearing away of the cartilage that caps the bones in your joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease in which the immune system attacks the joints, beginning with the lining of joints.
Reporting Medicare Fraud & Abuse
August 9, 2022
Identity theft is a serious crime that happens when someone uses your personal information without your consent to commit Medicare fraud or other crimes. Use the following tips to protect yourself from becoming an identity theft victim.
Drive Alert and Stay Unhurt
July 25, 2022
Drowsy driving is a major problem in the United States. The risk, danger, and sometimes tragic results of drowsy driving are alarming. Drowsy driving is the dangerous combination of driving and sleepiness or fatigue. This usually happens when a driver has not slept enough, but it can also happen due to untreated sleep disorders, medications, drinking alcohol, and shift work.
Summer Fun Paint Project was a hit!
July 22, 2022
Everyone had a great time at the Summer Fun Paint Project, where they painted brightly colored rocks with images of summer and the 4th of July. These rocks and others were donated to Metroport Meals on Wheels to deliver to homebound seniors as a gift to brighten their day. Thank you, NETC Seniors Rock group, for your participation and dedication. You ROCK! Continue reading to learn more about this group and how you can participate.
Probiotics: What You Need to Know
July 19, 2022
Probiotics are live microorganisms that are intended to have health benefits when consumed or applied to the body. They can be found in yogurt and other fermented foods, dietary supplements, and beauty products.
Although people often think of bacteria and other microorganisms as harmful “germs,” many are helpful. Some bacteria help digest food, destroy disease-causing cells, or produce vitamins. Many of the microorganisms in probiotic products are the same as or similar to microorganisms that naturally live in our bodies.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.
July 15, 2022
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States starting on July 16, 2022.
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for the Week of July 16
July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022 - (Tarrant County) – Tarrant County Public Health hosts numerous pop-up COVID-19 clinics across Tarrant County each week in partnership with public and private organizations listed below. Each site has the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines and at times the Johnson & Johnson. Infants 6 months and older are eligible for the vaccination. Parents need to bring proof of the child’s age and their own ID for the vaccination. Booster vaccinations are available at all of the vaccination locations.
Depression and Older Adults
July 13, 2022
Feeling down every once in a while, is a normal part of life, but if these feelings last a few weeks or months, you may have depression. Read this article to find common signs and symptoms of depression, treatment options, and if you or your loved one may be at risk for depression.
National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Tarrant County until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, 2022
July 7, 2022
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the area until 9:00 pm on Sunday.
Practice heat safety wherever you are! Heat-related deaths are preventable!
Find the nearest Extreme Heat Cooling Center at
Low Blood Pressure in Elderly People: The Vital Facts You Should Know
July 7, 2022
Most people are aware that high blood pressure in seniors can lead to serious medical issues, but low blood pressure in elderly individuals gets far less attention. However, blood pressure that drops too low can have equally serious effects on your health. It's important to know the facts so that you can take proper care of yourself.
Considerations for Older Travelers
July 4, 2022
As an increasing number of older U.S. citizens are traveling abroad, the U.S. Department of State wants you to be prepared so you can enjoy your trip. Please consider the following information when planning your trip.
FEMA's COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
June 30, 2022
Know someone who incurred funeral expenses for a death caused by COVID-19? They may qualify for up to $9,000 toward eligible costs. Tell them to call FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333.
Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness
June 30, 2022
Learn the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses and how to treat them. Older people can have a tough time dealing with heat and humidity. The temperature inside or outside does not have to reach 100°F (38°C) to put them at risk for a heat-related illness. Headache, confusion, dizziness, or nausea could be a sign of a heat-related illness.
Tarrant County Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant Program
June 27, 2022
Tarrant County Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to impacted small businesses whose workforce has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds awarded will aid in workforce recovery, retention, recruitment, training, and development.
The program opens July 11, 2022, at noon and closes August 31, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., or until funds are depleted.
Texas Girls' Choir - 60th Anniversary
June 22, 2022
We celebrated the Texas Girls' Choir's 60th Anniversary with a Congratulatory Proclamation, and they gave a stellar performance during Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 21.
The Texas Girls' Choir has traveled all over the world, performing in major concert halls, schools, universities, embassies, and churches, on national and international television, and has been a featured musical group at the White House in Washington, D.C. seven times.
Doctor's Appointments: Tips for Caregivers
June 13, 2022
Working with doctors and other healthcare professionals can be an important part of being a caregiver. Some things caregivers may find especially helpful to discuss are what to expect in the future, sources of information and support, community services, and ways they can maintain their own well-being.
If you go with the person you care for to see his or her doctor, here are a few tips that will help you be an ally and an advocate:
Social Determinants of Health and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
June 7, 2022
The conditions in places where people are born, live, learn, work, and play are known as social determinants of health (SDOH). These conditions can have a profound effect on a person’s health, including their risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Passport Acceptance Facilities in Northeast Tarrant County
June 5, 2022
The Tarrant County Clerk's office is responsible for five passport acceptance facilities serving the citizens of North Texas. Two of those offices are located in Northeast Tarrant County.
How Smell and Taste Change as You Age
June 4, 2022
Did you know that your sense of smell and taste are connected? As you get older, these senses can change, and, like Sally, you may find that certain foods aren’t as flavorful as they used to be. Changes in smell or taste can also be a sign of a larger problem.
Age-Related Hearing Loss
June 3, 2022
Approximately one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing. Having trouble hearing can make it hard to understand and follow a doctor's advice, respond to warnings, and hear phones, doorbells, and smoke alarms. Hearing loss can also make it hard to enjoy talking with family and friends, leading to feelings of isolation.
Overcoming Roadblocks to Healthy Eating
June 2, 2022
Healthy eating can help you lose or maintain weight, feel better overall, and possibly decrease your chances of getting certain diseases. Making smart food choices is important at any age. But eating healthy can be difficult even if you know which foods you should buy and prepare. Your budget, physical issues, mood changes, and dietary restrictions can be roadblocks to eating food that’s best for you. Here are suggestions for dealing with common problems that can make it harder for older adults to follow through on smart food choices.
Elder Fraud: How to Recognize (and Avoid) Scams at Any Age
May 30, 2022
Do you know anyone who has been affected by elder fraud? Seniors are certainly not the only people who fall prey to scams and schemes, but they are attractive targets for fraudsters—for a number of reasons: They often own their homes, have a nest egg of savings, and are more trusting of strangers than younger generations. Plus, elderly fraud victims are frequently reluctant to admit they've been scammed because they are ashamed or fearful of being seen as incapable of managing their own affairs.
Hydrating Summer Drinks
May 29, 2022
Keeping seniors properly hydrated is of special concern in the summer when 40% of all heat-related fatalities occur amongst people 65+ in the USA. The elderly become more vulnerable to dehydration due to several factors ranging from body water content, thirst & heat detection, and kidney function naturally decreasing with age as well as the presence of other underlying medical conditions & the medications required to control them.
How Antibiotic Resistance Happens
May 27, 2022
Antibiotic resistance is a naturally occurring process. However, increases in antibiotic resistance are driven by a combination of germs exposed to antibiotics, and the spread of those germs and their resistance mechanisms.
Home Care & Physical Therapy
May 26, 2022
Physical therapy is designed to help individuals maintain or restore their physical health. It can be used to strengthen muscles, improve range of motion, and reduce pain. Elderly persons who have had an accident, stroke, or surgery may receive physical therapy rehabilitation after being discharged from the hospital.
This treatment is administered by physical therapists in an inpatient or outpatient setting. During outpatient rehab, individuals are prescribed certain exercises to complete regularly between appointments. Caregivers can assist seniors in carrying out their exercises safely at home. And here’s how!
Healthy Body, Healthier Brain
May 25, 2022
Brain health and physical health are both important, especially as we age. A recent CDC study found that people with one or more chronic health conditions were more likely to report worsening or more frequent memory problems, also called subjective cognitive decline (SCD). Chronic health conditions included in the report were diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and kidney disease. SCD was most common among adults with COPD or heart disease, or who had had a stroke.
7th Annual Tarrant County BIG GIVE BLOOD DRIVE
May 24, 2022
On Friday, June 10, 2022, we are coming to you in six locations throughout Tarrant County! Carter Blood Care has an URGENT NEED for ALL blood types, so let's roll up our sleeves and help save a life in Tarrant County! Donate and receive a t-shirt from Carter BloodCare. Register at the location of your choice below, or walk-ins are welcome.
How to Stay Hydrated for Better Health
May 24, 2022
• Water is essential to almost all bodily functions, from lubricating our joints to pumping blood to our heart.
• Older adults are more prone to becoming dehydrated for a number of reasons, including a diminished sense of thirst.
• Finding simple ways to increase your water intake can help you avoid the complications of dehydration and stay healthy.
Loneliness and Social Isolation Linked to Serious Health Conditions
May 23, 2022
Loneliness and social isolation in older adults are serious public health risks affecting a significant number of people in the United States and putting them at risk for dementia and other serious medical conditions.
A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) points out that more than one-third of adults aged 45 and older feel lonely, and nearly one-fourth of adults aged 65 and older are considered to be socially isolated. Older adults are at increased risk for loneliness and social isolation because they are more likely to face factors such as living alone, the loss of family or friends, chronic illness, and hearing loss.
US 81/US 287 - Avondale-Haslet Road to I-35W Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option
May 23, 2022
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing improvements to US 81/ US 287 from south of Avondale-Haslet Road to l-35W in Tarrant County, Texas. The proposed project would reconstruct the mainlanes and add one inside mainlane in each direction, construct new continuous one-way frontage roads, and convert existing two way frontage roads to one-way frontage roads.
Tarrant County Law Enforcement Memorial 2022
May 16, 2022
The Tarrant County Law Enforcement Memorial 2022 was held on May 6 to honor the lives of those who died serving their Tarrant County community.
This Memorial honors Tarrant County law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Dedicated on May 14, 2021, on the west lawn of the historic 1895 courthouse, the memorial creates a solemn place for members of our community to honor our lost law enforcement officers. Years of planning, designing, and fundraising made this tribute a reality.
Names of fallen officers, their rank, and end of watch date are inscribed in Texas pink granite, encircling a star and the Tarrant County Seal.
Commissioner Gary Fickes' Northeast Tarrant County Seniors Rock Program wins NACo 2022 Achievement Award!
May 10, 2022
Commissioner Gary Fickes’ Northeast Tarrant County Seniors Rock Program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
Treat and Recover from Stroke
May 9, 2022
Calling 9-1-1 at the first symptom of stroke can help you get to the hospital in time for lifesaving stroke care.
Your stroke treatment begins the moment emergency medical services (EMS) arrive to take you to the hospital.
Once at the hospital, you may receive emergency care, treatment to prevent another stroke, rehabilitation to treat the side effects of stroke, or all three.
Stroke Signs and Symptoms
May 8, 2022
Learn what to do if you or someone else is having a stroke.
During a stroke, every minute counts! Fast treatment can lessen the brain damage that a stroke can cause.
By knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke, you can take quick action and perhaps save a life—maybe even your own.
Prevent Stroke: What You Can Do
May 7, 2022
You can help prevent stroke by making healthy choices and controlling any health conditions you may have. Many strokes could be prevented through healthy lifestyle changes and working with your health care team to control health conditions that raise your risk for stroke.
Take Action and Get Inspired. Find tips and resources to help you make healthy choices that are right for you.
Summer Fun Paint Project - June 8, 2022
May 6, 2022
Join us for the Summer Fun Paint Project scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, 2022. We are painting uplifting rocks for homebound seniors that reflect Independence Day and Summer to brighten their day.
Know Your Risk for Stroke
May 6, 2022
Reduce Your Risk for Stroke: Tips and Resources
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Anyone can have a stroke at any age. But certain things can increase your chances of having a stroke. The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from a stroke is to understand your risk and how to control it.
While you can’t control your age or family history, you can take steps to lower your chances of having a stroke.
Support for Caregivers
May 3, 2022
If you care for someone who has a disability or is older, you are a caregiver.
An estimated 3.4 million Texans help a loved one with their activities of daily living, like bathing, eating, dressing, and hygiene. Family or paid staff may provide caregiver support to a person with physical, behavioral, or medical conditions.
City of Hurst Developments
May 2, 2022
The HEB area is attractive with its many amenities and central location to a lot of families who would like to take up residence here. With Hurst being a city that is 99% built out, the best way to accommodate that interest is by using the few small parcels of land available to create vertical residential.
Hatching Day 2022
May 2, 2022
Hatching Day 2022 - First graders across EMS ISD learn the life cycle of an animal every year. This year, they raised eggs and hatched chicks! Enjoy the video.
Stem cell strategy for repairing joint damage shows promise in pig model
May 1, 2022
A method to turn human stem cells into cartilage cells showed promise for repairing damaged joint tissue in a pig model of knee cartilage injury. The findings, funded in part by NIA and published in Regenerative Medicine, provide a potential new therapeutic strategy that may help repair damaged cartilage and prevent osteoarthritis.
Development Highlights in Euless
April 30, 2022
Development activity during the 4th quarter of 2021 continued at a steady pace.
During the quarter, a total of 23 certificates of occupancy were issued for new businesses in Euless. The total certificate of occupancies for new businesses in 2021 was 121. New businesses opening during the quarter include Tommy’s Car Wash on E. Euless Boulevard, Navy Federal Credit Union in Glade Parks, Popeye’s Chicken on W. Airport Freeway, and Frost Bank on W. Euless Boulevard.
City Purchases 18-Acre Property to Control Its Development
April 28, 2022
The City of Bedford is pleased to announce the recent purchase of 18.5 acres of land situated at the highly visible northwest corner of Hwy 183 (Airport Frwy.) and Industrial Blvd. (FM 157). The City closed on the property in mid-December and is currently in talks with a master developer. The property was purchased from First Baptist Church of Euless, which used it as the church’s “Campus West” building.
Assessing Changes in Memory and Function
April 28, 2022
If you do not see an aging friend or relative often, changes in his or her health may seem dramatic. In contrast, the primary caregiver might not notice such changes or realize that more help, medical treatment, or supervision is needed. Or, the primary caregiver might not want to accept the fact that the health of his or her spouse or parent is failing. Sometimes a geriatric care manager or other professional is the first to notice changes.
National Therapy Animal Day
April 27, 2022
DA Dog Brady, and his CDA office pal Scout, attended County Commissioners Court today to receive a proclamation for National Therapy Animal Day. This Saturday we celebrate our pet partners, like Brady and Scout, who bring comfort to crime victims as they seek justice in Tarrant County courts.
Senior Exercise: Making Fitness a Part of Your Daily Routine
April 27, 2022
For almost every senior, exercise can be an important part of maintaining overall health, well-being, and longevity. Beneficial exercises and activities exist for every age group and health and fitness level. Adopting a regular workout routine can help you combat the effects of aging. And it can help you maintain your youthful vitality, sharpen your mind, and enhance your joy in life.
April 24-30, 2022 is National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
April 27, 2022
April 24—30, 2022, is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Today, Monday, April 25, we honor Tarrant County victims and the people who serve and support those victims throughout Tarrant County by placing wreaths at the County Administration Building and the Sub-Courthouses (Northeast Courthouse shown here). The wreaths symbolize Tarrant County's commitment to achieve justice and lend support to every crime victim in our county.
The NEW Haltom City Senior Center Grand Opening
April 27, 2022
Friday, April 22, we celebrated the Grand Opening of the New Haltom City Senior Center at 3201 Friendly Lane, Haltom City, with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by the NE Tarrant Chamber of Commerce.
NETC Seniors Rock Spring Paint Project
April 25, 2022
A great time was had by all at the Spring Paint Project. Volunteers painted "Summertime" and "Fourth of July" themed rocks that will be delivered to homebound seniors.
The Northeast Tarrant County (NETC) Seniors Rock initiative was created to reach homebound individuals and others in the community to brighten their day with a keepsake and to send positive messages throughout our Tarrant County communities.
Senior Travel Tips: How to Have Great Adventures as an Older Adult
April 19, 2022
For a senior, travel can be an excellent way to stimulate the mind, connect with a wider community, and just have fun. Exploring new environments and meeting new people can help older adults stay both physically active and socially engaged. Whether the idea is to experience more of the world, spend time with loved ones, or just take a break from the everyday routine, travel can bring enormous rewards. Getting older certainly doesn't have to keep anyone from having new adventures.
Herbs for Texas Landscapes
April 19, 2022
Herbs are an ancient category of the plant world. Found almost everywhere, herbs have been defined generally as “the useful plants.” Besides adding beauty, herbs are used for cooking, making scents and perfumes, practicing aromatherapy, herbal healing in folklore and in modern medicine, and attracting bees and butterflies to the garden.
Aging in Place: What You Need to Know About Healthy Aging
April 13, 2022
Aging in place means living in the home of your choice—safely and independently—as you get older. It's about living out your golden years in comfort. But it requires planning for how you will deal with any challenges that may arise. In essence, healthy aging involves creating the right environment and putting supports in place that allow you to meet your ongoing physical and emotional needs.
NETC Seniors Rock Spring Paint Project
April 12, 2022
Join us for a fun morning to paint some 4th of July and Summer-themed rocks with uplifting messages for homebound seniors. All supplies are provided, but seating is limited, so you must be registered to attend.
Self-Defense for Seniors: Must-Know Info About How to Protect Yourself
April 9, 2022
Everyone deserves to feel secure. That's why self-defense for seniors is such an important topic. As people age, their bodies tend to get slower and weaker, which can make them vulnerable to attacks by criminals. Fortunately, there are a variety of good tactics that older adults can learn in order to protect themselves.
Memory Help for Seniors: 11 Proven Tips for Boosting Your Brain
April 9, 2022
Do you wonder if it's possible to improve your own or another senior's memory? Help definitely exists. And you don't have to buy some overhyped "miracle" brain booster to start enhancing your ability to remember things. In fact, many of the most effective ways to gain a better memory involve actions that you can take today—without spending a lot of money.
Painted Rock Gallery
April 8, 2022
See the vibrant beautiful rocks painted by the NETC Seniors Rock group. Over 1,000 rocks have been painted to date.
NETC Seniors Rock Photo Gallery
April 8, 2022
Photos from the NETC Seniors Rock Northeast Courthouse Garden Launch on March 7, 2022.
18 Good Dogs for Seniors Who Want or Need a Furry Companion
April 8, 2022
Choosing good dogs, for seniors or anyone else, can be a fun and enriching process. But it starts with assessing the needs and wants of a prospective owner (which might be you or a loved one). After all, everyone has a unique set of preferences, so the kind of dog that makes the best pet will vary from one older adult to another. Some seniors gravitate toward smaller dogs that can cuddle in a lap, while others prefer larger dogs that can romp around and play fetch. Ultimately, any breed of dog is good for older people if it meshes with their abilities, likes, and lifestyles.
Losing Weight After 60: Healthy Diet and Exercise Tips for Seniors
April 7, 2022
We'll start with the good news: Losing weight after 60 is a realistic goal. And maintaining a healthy weight can help you live an active and engaged life as a senior. However, many older people have to adjust their prior weight-loss strategies to lose extra pounds safely. That's because what works for younger people when it comes to weight loss doesn't necessarily work for seniors.
How to Become Tech Savvy Seniors in 10 Days
April 7, 2022
Seniors in a digital world can be easily overwhelmed by all the new technology around them. We are surrounded by an array of digital devices, whether it's smartphones, social media, tablets, banking machines, or laptops. There’s no avoiding it, so we should learn how to use all these technological advances to make life easier. It’s easy to become tech-savvy seniors when you begin to learn more about the technology around you.
Aging in Place: Growing Older at Home
April 7, 2022
Planning ahead is hard because you never know how your needs might change. The first step is to think about the kinds of help you might want in the near future. Maybe you live alone, so there is no one living in your home who is available to help you. Maybe you don't need help right now, but you live with a spouse or family member who does. Everyone has a different situation.
Achieving Better Finances: What Every Senior & Elderly American Should Think About
April 7, 2022
Financial matters affect the lives of all Americans. But, as a senior, finances may play an especially large role in your well-being. After all, at this stage of life, priorities often change. And new realities may influence your spending and saving habits. That's why it's a good idea to take a step back and make sure you're on a financial path that truly serves your interests.
Volunteer Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
April 1, 2022
VITA is an IRS-supported, free income tax preparation program for low-to-moderate-income individuals and families. Community volunteers, certified by the IRS, help taxpayers prepare their tax returns at no cost and make sure they claim valuable tax credits for which they’re eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC).
Valentine's Day Painted Rock Project
February 15, 2022
The NETC Seniors Rock group painted lots of love for the recipients of these cheerful Valentine's Day rocks.