Welcome to Lifetime Living, Inc
Provider of Medicaid Waiver Programs
Home and Community-based Services (HCS)
Texas Home Living Program (TxHmL)
Certified by the
TEXAS Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
Our Mission is to offer the best
services to individuals and families in order to meet their personal goals and
achieve an excellent quality of life.
Lifetime Living, Inc. embraces all
individuals and is dedicated to providing services with patience and
sensitivity. We integrate our services with those provided by others in the
community. We pride ourselves with our ability to provide professional services
of the highest quality with our exemplary staff and our successful integration
with community and institutional professionals. We strive to improve services
and work to select the best qualified staff. Our goal is for clients to feel
comfortable and welcome in our family.
WHAT IS MENTAL RETARDATION?
In the Texas
MHMR system, mental retardation is defined as a usually permanent condition
originating sometime between birth and age 18. The person's general intellectual
functioning is significantly below average (roughly an IQ of 70 or below) and
his or her behavior does not meet the level of personal independence and social
responsibility expected of the person's age and culture.
Facts about Mental Retardation:
Fact: There are over 7.1 million Americans with some form of
mental retardation. 1 in 10 families are affected.
Fact: Mental retardation is found among all races and
Fact: On the average, 3% of the population has a
developmental disability like mental retardation.
Fact: There are over 250 known causes of mental retardation,
but in one-third of the people affected, the cause remains unknown.
Fact: Mental retardation affects intelligence. Mental
Illnesses are biologically based brain disorders. The two are not the same.
Greater South Texas