Useful Links

Senior Links

Administration for Community Living - www.acl.gov

All Americans—including people with disabilities and older adults—should be able to live at home with the supports they need, participating in communities that value their contributions. To help meet these needs, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in 2012.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Serviceswww.cms.gov

CMS covers 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. But coverage isn't our only goal. To achieve a high quality health care system, we also aim for better care at lower costs and improved health.

The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare - www.medicare.gov

Medicare is a single-payer, national social insurance program administered by the U.S. federal government since 1966. It provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older who have worked and paid into the system through the payroll tax.

SeniorComwww.senior.com

Their goal is to provide their members with a safe community to communicate with family and friends, to research information and to purchase items in a secured environment.

Fit For Lifewww.iamfitforlife.com

Provides all the knowledge, equipment, and motivation you need to get “Fit for Life.”

Senior Job Bankwww.seniorjobbank.org

Are you over 50 and looking for your next job? Are you interested in full-time, part-time, temporary, or volunteer work? The SeniorJobBank is meeting place for over-50 job seekers and employers seeking their services.

Third Agewww.thirdage.com

A web community of active adults 50+, which features chats, free workshops, and discounts. They also offer information on health care, computers, retirement, investing, care giving, travel, news and much more.

Valley Hospitals

Knapp Medical Centerwww.knappmed.org
Edinburg Regional Medical Center - www.mcallenmedicalcenter.com
Harlingen Medical Centerwww.harlingenmedicalcenter.org
Life Care Hospital of South Texaswww.lifecare-hospitals.com
McAllen Medical Centerwww.mcallenmedicalcenter.com
McAllen Heart Hospitalwww.mcallenhearthospital.com
McAllen Heart Surgeonswww.mcallenheart.com
Mission Regional Medical Centerwww.missionrmc.org
Rio Grande Regional Hospitalwww.riohealth.com
Valley Baptist Medical Centerwww.valleybaptist.net

 

Business Links

RGV Partnership  - www.rgvpartnership.com
McAllen Chamber of Commercewww.mcallen.org
Mission Chamber of Commercewww.missionchamber.com
Weslaco Chamber of Commercewww.weslaco.com
Harlingen Chamber of Commercewww.harlingen.com
McAllen Economic Development Council (MEDC)www.mcallenedc.org
Mission Economic Development Corporation - www.missionedc.com
Edinburg Chamber of Commercewww.edinburg.com

Local Activities

Explore McAllenwww.exploremcallen.com
Gladys Porter Zoowww.gpz.org
Weslaco Public Librarywww.weslaco.lib.tx.us
International Museum of Art & Science - McAllen - theimasonline.org

 

Local Entertainment

State Farm Arenawww.statefarmarena.com
McAllen Convention Centerwww.mcallenconventioncenter.net
Cinemark Movies 10 – Weslacowww.cinemark.com
AMC Edinburg 18www.amctheatres.com

 

South Padre Island

City of South Padre Islandwww.myspi.org
SPI Convention & Visitors Bureauwww.sopadre.com
Schlitterbahn Water Parkwww.schlitterbahn.com

 

Travel

Sanborn’s Tourswww.sanborns.com
Go With Jo! Tours & Travelswww.gowithjo.com
McAllen Airportwww.mcallenairport.com
Harlingen Airportwww.valleyintertional.com
Brownsville Airportflybrownsville.com

 

Local Churches

First Baptist Church – Weslacowww.fbcweslaco.org
First Presbyterian Church – Weslacowww.weslacochurch.com
First United Methodist Church – Weslacowww.weslacofumc.com
Grace Episcopal Church – Weslacowww.graceweslaco.org
Church of the Living Word – Weslacowww.cotlw.com
RGV International Church of Christ – Weslacowww.rgvchurch.org
Love of Christ Lutheran Church – Weslacowww.loveofchrist.net

Valley News

KGBT TV Channel 4valleycentral.com
KRGV TV Channel 5www.krgv.com
The Monitorwww.themonitor.com
Valley Morning Starwww.valleymorningstar.com
The Brownsville Heraldwww.brownsvilleherald.com
KURV Radiowww.kurv.com