Resources for Seniors

Schertz Senior Center

608 Schertz Parkway
Schertz, TX 78154
(210) 619-1970
Center Manager: Cathy Flocke

Accessibility

Dynamic Living
Assistive Technology for independent living. Ideal for elderly seniors and others with disabilities.
The Boulevard- Disability Resource Center
A Disability Resource Directory of Products and Services for the Physically Challenged, Elderly, Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals.
Apple Accessibility
Apple
offers a variety of built-in tools and technologies that help people with disabilities get the most from their Mac, iPod, or iPhone.
Microsoft Accessibility
Accessibility of Microsoft products, assistive technology, keyboard shortcuts, disability types, demos, tutorials, news, resources for educators.

Bereavement

AARP Grief & Loss
Tools to help bereavement, coping, wills and estate planning, checklists, memorials, and more.
WidowNet
An information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers.
Funerals: A Consumer Guide (FTC)
Information produced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to assist family and friends with the difficult decisions that arise when a loved one passes away.

Drivers License Information

Senior Drivers in Texas
The Texas Department of Transportation wants older drivers to maintain their driving independence as long as they continue to drive safely.
Renewal Procedures for every State

The table provides the periods for which licenses can be renewed in each state and the District of Columbia, any accelerated renewal periods for older drivers, and other provisions applicable to older drivers.

Financial

Social Security
The Official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. This site is available in Spanish and other languages by clicking the top of the screen.
2020 Tax Guide for Seniors
For use in preparing 2020 Returns Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly. (New Guides will be added when available).
Longterm Carelink
A Comprehensive Resource for Eldercare, Senior Care, and Long Term Care Planning.

Housing

Assisted Living Facilities
Provides cost analysis for senior living options by state.
Senior Housing Net
Helps users find independent and assisted living facilities, nursing homes, retirement communities, and other elderly care.
Family Caregiver Alliance
This is a link to the National Center on Caregiving. Information is available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
Senior Living Guide
Provides a high-level overview of the types of senior living options available with descriptions and their average monthly cost. 

Legal

National Senior Citizens Law Center
The National Senior Citizens Law Center is a non-profit organization whose principal mission is to protect the rights of low-income older adults.
Elder Law Answers
Elder Law Answers, information about Medicaid planning, Medicare and nursing home rights. Find lawyers nationwide.

Medical

Also visit the Health & Wellness Subject Guide for more information.

Medline Plus-Senior Health
Listings on physicians, nutrition, drug trials and caregiver support for seniors.
Medicare
Medicare.gov provides information about the parts of Medicare, what’s new, and how to find Medicare plans, facilities, or providers.
Medicare- Home Health Compare
Compare Medicare-certified home health agencies and the quality of care provided to patients in the country.
Benefits Check-Up
BenefitsCheckUp screenings help seniors with limited income find programs to help pay for prescription drugs, energy assistance, food stamps,and more.