Texas Aging Population Soars - Senior Site Meeting the Needs

Texas population is rapidly aging as a result of the maturing baby boomer generation. Texas senior site has expanded it's online database of senior living options, home care services and senior resources to meet the growing needs of baby boomers, seniors and caregivers.

Online PR News – 01-July-2013 – New Braunfels, TX – Texas’ overall population, like the nation’s, is growing older. This aging is a result of the maturing baby boomer generation which makes up the largest segment of Texas' population. The Texas baby boomer generation is over 5.6 million strong, or about 28 percent of the State’s total population with nearly 4 million Texans now over the age 60, and nearly 2 million are over age 70.

Elder Options of Texas, a one of kind Internet site that specializes exclusively in Texas senior resources, has expanded its database of senior services to meet the growing needs of baby boomers, aging Texans and their caregivers. Database selections include licensed home care providers whose services allow elderly loved ones to 'age in place' instead of being moved to a care facility, as well as affordable senior communities, for active adults with limited incomes.

Under their Featured Links section families will find contacts for Texas non profit organizations and state agencies that provide home care services to low income seniors and caregivers free of charge or on a sliding scale basis. Nearly one-quarter of older caregivers in Texas report living more than 50 miles away from those to whom they provide care. With an estimated 2.7 million informal caregivers across the state of Texas, families need information and home care support services, but frequently do not know where to turn (or how to find) help. Elder Options of Texas is a resource site where caregivers can find help by easily locating respite care, home care agencies and adult day services when needed.

With Texas being the second largest state in size and population no wonder it's also long been on the radar for many retiring baby boomers. Texas has it all–rivers, piney woods, the beach, big cities, deserts, hills–you name it, Texas has it all. Not to mention, Texas is a very friendly state! After all, the state motto of Texas in fact is simply "friendship."

Whether downsizing and moving to be closer to children and grandchildren or a caregiver needing help with an elder loved one, Elder Options of Texas features a wide variety of senior living and care options to choose from. This Texas mega site also boasts a large assortment of informative Articles and a Senior Blog with subjects of interest to Texas seniors, caregivers and baby boomers ranging from Alzheimer's to tips on raising grandchildren to how to better plan for long term care.

By 2040, the 60-plus population is projected to comprise 23 percent of the total Texas population. From senior living options to home care services (and so much in between) Elder Options of Texas has a little bit of something for everyone as Texans continue to age.

About: Elder Options of Texas is the only web site of it's kind that specializes exclusively in the state of Texas. This unique online directory makes it very easy for visitors to find the senior services or housing options their looking. Searches can be preformed by city or Texas region providing one-on-one contact with the company of interest, with no 3rd party representative involved.

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