Forth Worth, Dallas, Denton & Plano Resource Centers on Independent Living

Schedule for April for North Central Texas Aging & Disability (ADRC) Resource Center and Aging & Disability Center (ADRC) Resource Center of Tarrant County

Webinars, Online Learning & Resources

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus epidemic, previously scheduled live events have been canceled.

Future emails will include information when these sessions are re-scheduled.

Take advantage of webinars and online learning opportunities listed here.

Distance Learning

Webinars

Bringing a Loved One Home from a Nursing Facility: Processes, Risks, and Resources Details

PART I Medical Considerations, Discharge Planning, and Resources for Non-Medicaid Residents

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Online Registration Required

PART II Resources for Medicaid Residents, Getting Paid as a Caregiver, and Family Medical Leave

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Online Registration Required

Person-Centered Thinking

Thursday, April 9, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Details

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Caregiver Teleconnection

Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Monday, April 13, 2020

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Details

April Schedule

Online Learning & Podcasts

James L West Center

Podcast & Video Library

Alzheimer’s Association Education

online education for professionals

mmLearn http://mmlearn.org

Videos for family & professional caregiver

2020 Compassion Fatigue Symposium scheduled April 16, 2020 in Dallas, TX, will be rescheduled at a later date.

Resources and Services

Medicare Preventive Services & Prescription Drugs

New Medicare preventive services available to help address prediabetes, anxiety, and depression. The services are designed to help detect illness at an early stage or prevent it altogether. Details

For some Medicare enrollees, Medicare prescription drug costs can be reduced. And for some, opportunities for changing plans are different in 2020. Details

For other communities, call 2-1-1

Texas Health & Human Services Office of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (ODHHS)

providing Deaf & Hard of Hearing Technology Specialists & Access Specialists. 

Details Services Provided

Details Assistive Services provided

If you or someone you know lives in 76010 or 76119 – FREE or low-cost services may be available to you through the CHOICE Community Impact grant from Texas Health Resources. CHOICE partners include United Way of Tarrant County, Parker County Committee on Aging, Good NEWS Living at Home and Block Nurse Program and the North Central Texas Area on Aging.

Center for Transforming Lives

Internship Opportunities

Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas

Details

  • Senior Adult Health Education, Information, and Referral Volunteer
  • Management/Recruitment Internship Opportunity

Aging & Disability Center (ADRC) 

Resource Center of Tarrant County

Call 1-855-937-2372 (1-855-YES-ADRC) or

go to https://www.tarrantcountyadrc.org/

Helping people in Tarrant County identify their social service needs and understanding their options. We connect individuals with the services and supports they need. 

For more information, visit these links:

211 Texas - connecting people and services

Call 211 or go online http://www.211texas.org/ for information about health & human services in your community.