Being one of the highest per capita elderly populations in the state of Texas, Texoma reached a rate of 20.3% in 2012, significantly higher than the state average of 14%. What are the implications for the Texoma region based on these demographics? As our aging population grows faster than state and national projections, our area is dealing with the realities much sooner than other parts of Texas and the nation. There are increasing demands for financial, health and social supports that are necessary to ensure good quality of life for senior Texomans.
This handy directory of important services, programs, resources and opportunities available to seniors, family caregivers and persons with disabilities throughout the Tri-County area. This is also a great resource for health care and social service professionals.
Adult, active-adult, age-restricted, 55+ — no matter what you call them — communities for “people of a certain age” are booming in Texoma. Here, residents find friendship, lead rich lives, and feel safe and protected. Plus, thanks to the Senior Sourcebook, they stay connected with their communities’ events, and goings-on.