Texercise Stories

Foster Grandparents Help Kids and Themselves

The Foster Grandparents program (FGP), administered in Texas by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, invites volunteers age 55 and older to serve young people in their communities.

The program, “helps grandparents take care of people who have so much to gain from our knowledge and care and attention,” said Foster Grandparent Deborrah Robinson. “What we bring is the love and attention they need.”

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Help with Sticking to Your Resolutions is Available

This is the time of year when many of us – 40 percent, by some estimates – start to think about resolutions, and what we might do in the new year to make us healthy and happier. With every good intention we vow to eat better, lose weight, be more active or some combination of these and other self-improvement goals.

However, few of us keep our resolutions. Research by the University of Scranton suggests that a mere 8 percent of us achieve our lofty goals.

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