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.

 

 

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Online Safety for Seniors

Today’s seniors are spending more and more time online. From managing their finances through online banking, to keeping up with friends and family on social media, seniors are among the fastest growing age group of internet users. The internet is a great way to get news, medical information, pay bills, find love, work from home and shop. But like all tools, the Internet and mobile technologies come with some risks. These risks can be managed by following some basic rules. More...

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy), sometimes called sprue or coeliac, is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. If you have celiac disease, eating gluten triggers an immune response in your small intestine. Over time, this reaction damages your small intestine’s lining and prevents absorption of some nutrients (malabsorption). The intestinal damage often causes diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, bloating and anemia, and can lead to serious complications. More...

Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive nervous system (neurological) disease that destroys nerve cells and causes disability. ALS is often called Lou Gehrig’s disease, after the famous baseball player who was diagnosed with it. ALS is a type of motor neuron disease in which nerve cells gradually break down and die. More...

Gum Disease

Gum (periodontal) disease is an infection of the gums and surrounding tissues that hold teeth in place. The two forms of gum disease are gingivitis, a mild form that is reversible with good oral hygiene, and periodontitis, a more severe form that can damage the soft tissues and bone that support teeth. If left untreated, periodontitis can lead to tooth loss. More...

 
 

Mosquito Repellent Benefit Update
Click here for more information regarding eligibility requirements. More...


Money Follows the Person - Non-Medicaid Nursing Home Relocation
An overview of non-Medicaid Nursing Home Relocation Services available through Money Follows the Person. More...


State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)
Important information about emergency preparedness in Texas 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...