Nursing Home Residents, Employees Displaced After West Explosion

Nursing Home Residents, Employees Displaced After West Explosion

After a fertilizer plant exploded in Texas in mid-April, the small town of West faced the daunting task of rebuilding. The cause of the explosion, which killed 14 and injured more than 200, is still undetermined, according to officials.

One of the many buildings affected by the blast was a nursing home called West Rest Haven, and the employees and residents were forced to relocate elsewhere. Members of the community didn’t hesitate to step up and assist these victims by providing resources and help to those …

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Texas Ranks 39th in Senior Health

Texas Ranks 39th in Senior Health

In a new report released by the United Health Foundation, Texas ranks 39th out of all 50 states in overall senior health. This ranking sheds some light on the issues that seniors in Texas currently face.

What Was Measured

Americans are living longer than ever before, but our health just isn’t keeping up. Seniors across the nation are experiencing health issues and needs that may not always be resolved or met. This may be due to economic status, location, lack of transportation, lack of information, or other …

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