Irving, Texas, in Dallas County, has a senior population of over 82,538. The city is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and part of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is within its city limits. The city is best-known for The Las Colinas community, one of the nation’s earliest master planned developments. This 12,000-acre area is home to the world-famous equine sculpture, the Mustangs at Las Colinas, which is the largest in the world. In 2011, the city finished the development of the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Irving is a cultural center, with numerous museums and art exhibitions, sports stadiums, shopping districts, and entertainment venues.
Heritage Senior Center is a state-of-the-art 40,000 sq ft facility with classrooms, a dining room, an aquatic center, an art room, a ballroom, a billiards room, computer lab, courtyard, fitness room, gift shop, and library.
Home Health Care assists seniors to live independently, and services include skilled nursing occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. Caregivers work with a primary care physician to create a health plan to improve mobility and strength.
Senior PsychCare provides geriatric psychiatry to help seniors with cognitive deficits, depression, anxiety, environmental issues, social concerns, family problems, medications, and co-existing medical illnesses. The team consists of a psychiatrist, psychotherapists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
Synergy Home Care Services is an in-home care organization that helps seniors with personal care, errands, transportation, meals, light housekeeping, and companionship.
Senior Corps teaches seniors how to share their experience, knowledge, and skills to serve the community. Volunteers help people in need, serving as mentors, coaches, or companions. They receive guidance and training on mentoring and assist individuals, nonprofit organizations, and communities.
The Dallas Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) plans, advocates, and coordinates resources for seniors and their caregivers in Dallas County area.
Seniors Helping Seniors is an in-home care service. Senior care providers help other seniors with companionship, light housekeeping, cooking, gardening, transportation assistance, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, assistance with daily errands, personal care, and social activities.
Elder Concierge Services transport seniors to and therapy centers, doctor offices, and hospitals. They wait with patients then take them back home. This organization also provides care management, including companionship, socialization, accompaniment, travel, and minor housework.
Free Elder Care volunteers help seniors with errands, rides, and daily tasks like reading, writing, and making calls. They also provide help with cooking and cleaning.
Sweet Pea Senior Services provides seniors with companionship, meal planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation, errands, shopping, medication reminders, picking up prescriptions, and transportation. It also helps seniors with going on day trips, eating out, and visiting families. Additionally, caregivers read books, letters, and newspapers to seniors, help them with writing letters, and assist them with organizing and paying their bills.
If you would like to find out more services for seniors in Irving, check out the resources available through hospitals, libraries, community centers, and places of worship in your neighborhood.
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