Helpful Resources

Useful Links

Senior Links

Administration for Community Living -

  • 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 Services -

  • 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 -

  • 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.

SeniorCom -

  • 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 Life -

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

Senior Job Bank -

  • 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 Age -

  • 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 Center-

 Edinburg Regional Medical Center -

 Harlingen Medical Center -

 Life Care Hospital of South Texas -

 McAllen Medical Center -

 McAllen Heart Hospital -

 McAllen Heart Surgeons -

 Mission Regional Medical Center-

 Rio Grande Regional Hospital -

 Valley Baptist Medical Center -

Business Links

RGV Partnership  -

McAllen Chamber of Commerce  -

Mission Chamber of Commerce -

Weslaco Chamber of Commerce -

Harlingen Chamber of Commerce -

McAllen Economic Development Council (MEDC) -

Mission Economic Development Corporation -

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce -

Local Activities

Explore McAllen  -

Gladys Porter Zoo  -

Weslaco Public Library  -

International Museum of Art & Science  - McAllen -

Local Entertainment

State Farm Arena -

McAllen Convention Center-

Cinemark Movies 10 – Weslaco -

AMC Edinburg 18-

South Padre Island

City of South Padre Island -

SPI Convention & Visitors Bureau  -

Schlitterbahn Water Park  -


Sanborn’s Tours -

Go With Jo! Tours & Travels  -

McAllen Airport  -

Harlingen Airport  -

Brownsville Airport  -

Local Churches

First Baptist Church – Weslaco -

First Presbyterian Church – Weslaco  -

First United Methodist Church – Weslaco  -

Grace Episcopal Church – Weslaco  -

Church of the Living Word – Weslaco  -

RGV International Church of Christ – Weslaco -

Love of Christ Lutheran Church – Weslaco  -

Valley News

KGBT TV Channel 4 -

KRGV TV Channel 5 -

The Monitor -

Valley Morning Star -

The Brownsville Herald -

KURV Radio -