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    Resources to help everyone age well and be healthy.

    Topics: Aging, Health, Food

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    If you are eligible for Medicare, the Texas Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program can help you enroll, find information and provide counseling about your options.

    Topics: Health, Aging, Benefits

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    Hospice is the gold standard method of caring for people at the stage of a terminal illness when no further curative or life-prolonging therapy is available or wished to be pursued by a patient or family member.

    Topics: Aging, Disability

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    Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program can provide health care for low-income children and families and long-term services and supports for people with disabilities and seniors.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, Disability, Health, Women

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    If you don't have a car or can't drive, you can get a ride to your doctor visits. You may also get a ride if you need to visit the dentist, drug store, grocery store, senior center or any place you get Medicaid services.

    Topics: Aging, Disability

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    CHIP comparison charts outline the value-added services offered in each service area so that you can pick the health plan that will best meet your child’s needs.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, Disability, Health, Women

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    STAR Kids is a Texas Medicaid managed care program that provides Medicaid benefits to children and adults 20 and younger who have disabilities.

    Topics: Children, Disability, Aging, Benefits, Health, Women

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    The STAR+PLUS program provides basic health care services, such as doctor visits, and long-term services and supports, such as helping in your home with daily activities, home modifications, respite (short-term supervision) and personal assistance.

    Topics: Health, Aging, Benefits

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    Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) cover half of all children in the state and help provide care for two-thirds of people in nursing homes.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, Disability, Financial, Health

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    List of all the topics, programs and services HHS offers, with links to the specific webpages for additional information.

    Topics: Aging, Disability, Financial, Health, Mental Health, Safety, Assistive Services Providers, Behavioral Health Services Providers, Health Care Facilities Regulation, Health Services Providers, Long-term Care Providers, Child Care Licensing/Regulation, WIC Providers

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    No fancy gear, no health club dues – just a fun, practical way to start looking and feeling your best.

    Topics: Aging, Health

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    Despite what you might see on TV or in magazines, starting a regular exercise program doesn't require you to join a gym or buy expensive gear. Anyone can safely do some form of physical activity at little to no cost.

    Topics: Aging, Health

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    If your organization — church, community center or neighborhood association — values helping its members get and remain fit and healthy, consider hosting a Texercise program.

    Topics: Aging, Health

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    Partners are a vital component to the Texercise program. By promoting the initiative and providing promotional incentives for participants and promoting the program, they provide a means to create ongoing awareness about the benefits of regular fitness and nutrition.

    Topics: Health, Aging

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    Aging well and living well means having a good diet and getting regular exercise, both of which can be major factors in preventing and minimizing a variety of chronic conditions.

    Topics: Health, Aging

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