319 Runnels St.
Big Spring, TX 79720




Call: 1-855-937-2372


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West Texas ADRC

The Aging and Disability Resource Center is the first place for an individual seeking information or resources surrounding long-term care services for older adults and individuals with developmental disabilities. We can assist with appropriate referrals to other agencies based on customer needs or requests.  We have trained staff who can assist via telephone or in-person.  We can also help you complete the forms to apply for needed services.  We are located at 319 Runnels St.; Big Spring, TX.  You can contact the main telephone number at 1-855-937-2372 at which time you will be forwarded to the local ADRC office.  You can also contact our office directly at 1-800-687-0135.

 

  Calendar of Events

 

 

Healthy Aging Month

Staying healthy and feeling your best is important at any age and that doesn’t change just because you have a few more grey hairs. As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes and retirement, children leaving home, the loss of loved ones, and physical changes. How we handle and grow from these changes is the key to staying healthy. More...

Substance Abuse Recovery

Substance abuse is a pandemic in the United States. It costs individuals substantially, and it costs the nation as a whole. In 2012, nearly 24 million Americans, age 12 and older, had abused an illicit drug, per the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Marijuana is still the most frequently abused drug, with more than 20 million Americans citing use of marijuana within the prior 30 days, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (SDHUH), and more than 8 million people admitting to using marijuana on a near daily basis. More...

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury usually results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. An object penetrating the skull, such as a bullet or shattered piece of skull, also can cause traumatic brain injury. Mild traumatic brain injury may cause temporary dysfunction of brain cells. More serious traumatic brain injury can result in bruising, torn tissues, bleeding and other physical damage to the brain that can result in long-term complications or death. More...

Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia – a condition in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen throughout your body. Normally, your red blood cells are flexible and round, moving easily through your blood vessels. In sickle cell anemia, the red blood cells become rigid and sticky and are shaped like sickles or crescent moons. These irregularly shaped cells can get suck in small blood vessels, which can slow or block blood flow and oxygen to parts of the body. More...

 
 

** Important ** Zika Update
Important News Update From HHSC Regarding Zika Virus. More...


Public Transportation Meeting
Come help us meet your transportation needs! More...


Extra Help - Low Income Subsidy
Have Medicare? Prescription drugs putting your budget in a bind? You may qualify for Extra Help! More...


Medicare Savings Programs
Get help with your out-of-pocket Medicare costs. Medicare savings programs could be just what you need. More...


Prevent Falls!
Fall prevention resources for seniors. More...