Arlington offers seniors comprehensive Catholic support such as food delivery, assisted living, senior centers, and more to cover all needs both mentally and physically. Case management, medical care, and hospice are also available throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Catholic Charities of Dallas runs a Brady Senior Center in Deep Ellum to improve the health and wellness of seniors 60 years and older. The program offers meals, food boxes, case management, counseling, and transportation to appointments, exercise, and social activities.
Homebound seniors can receive delivered meals and home assistance through Catholic Charities and area churches. Seniors can also receive regular safety checks and home monitoring. Transportation is also available throughout Texas with the Wheels Program.
Catholic Charities provide numerous services to ensure the well-being of area seniors. Senior and disabled housing units are available in Arlington for the disabled and elderly. To qualify, you must be 62 years of age and able to function independently both physically and mentally.
Dental health is also important. The Catholic Charities of Fort Worth provides quality, affordable, and safe dental care including preventative care services and dental health education.
Area churches also provide support groups for both mental and physical well-being. St. Joseph Roman Catholic Parish offers health and wellness ministry to educate the congregation. Most Blessed Sacrament is a Catholic Church community with several outreach programs including Grandparent and Me with visits to nursing homes and assisted living facilities to ease loneliness. They also offer the Meals on Wheels program to deliver meals to homebound seniors.
You can choose Catholic assisted living at St. Joseph’s Residence, a not-for-profit facility operating within the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. Their mission is to provide elderly care and help those in the final stages of life draw closer to God. They focus on wellness and independence of residents in the warm, inviting Catholic community. St. Joseph’s Residence offers residents visiting doctors, medical management, daily exercise classes, podiatrist care, nutrition services, prescription assistance, beauty shop, and more.
Catholic health care is easy to find through CHRISTUS Health System, which gets its name from Latin for Christ. You can find physicians and clinics that support the Catholic healing ministry of Jesus Christ. They also offer home care and hospice services. There are more than 2,700 associates and medical staff within CHRISTUS Continuing Care, which makes this one of the largest faith-based non-profit care entities in the U.S.
If you have trouble affording medical services, St. Joseph Health Care Trust offers health care services at the primary care level and preventive stages to help patients and doctors get ahead of any illnesses in the beginning stages and prevent additional health problems.
You can also find Catholic-practicing physicians through the Catholic Physicians Guild of Dallas. These doctors uphold the principles of Catholic faith and display Catholic ethics in the medical profession.
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