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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Is it Memory Loss? or Dementia?

When you don’t seem to be remembering things as well as you did in the past, it can be extremely upsetting, even frightening. Facing up to the possibility of memory loss or dementia inevitably shifts your perceptions, relationships, and priorities. But experiencing symptoms of dementia doesn’t have to mean the end of your normal life. More...

When a Loved One is Terminally Ill

When a loved one develops a serious illness, it’s normal to go through an emotional experience akin to grieving. If the illness is life-threatening, it’s important to talk about death and plan for the end of life. These conversations are difficult, but there are ways to make them easier. More...

PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to avoid it. This “fight-or-flight” response is a typical reaction meant to protect a person from harm. Nearly everyone will experience a range of reactions after trauma, yet most people recover from initial symptoms naturally. Those who continue to experience problems may be diagnosed with PTSD. People who have PTSD may feel stressed or frightened even when they are not in danger. More...

Elder Abuse - What Is It and What To Do

Many elderly adults are abused in their own homes, in relatives’ homes, and even in facilities responsible for their care. If you suspect that an elderly person is at risk from a neglectful or overwhelmed caregiver, or being preyed upon financially, it’s important to speak up. Learn about the warning signs of elder abuse, what the risk factors are, and how you can prevent and report the problem. 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...


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