Andrew Scoggin

A son helps his father in Frederick, Maryland.
Caring for a loved one is a lot of work, and there’s a real risk of burnout. Luckily, there are some self-care steps that caregivers can take to keep their tanks from running empty.
woman and man exchanging gifts
Holiday shopping season is in full swing. If you're like most Americans, you’ll do a significant amount of your shopping online. Unfortunately, there is a tradeoff for skipping the bustling crowds of last-minute shoppers at the mall in favor of checking off your gift list online while still wearing your pajamas. It’s OK, though!
Medical/Hospital Statement Past Due
The number of freestanding emergency rooms in Texas has grown from zero to more than 200 in less than a decade. In fact, Texas is home to more than half of all the freestanding ERs in the country.  AARP Texas Freestanding ER Survey about whether they’re in-network for insurance, putting Texans in peril of receiving burdensome surprise medical bills.
Proud USA WWII Korea Military Veteran
As Veterans Day approaches on Nov. 11, no doubt many Texans know well the sacrifices made in service of our nation.
Voters voting in polling place
Election Day 2018 is almost here. It’s an exciting time, and we at AARP want to help you feel ready to exercise your right to vote here in Texas. By voting, you can be the difference for your community, state and country.
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AARP Texas is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with events across the state.
Alzheimers and dementia research, a brain scan in multi well tray used for research experiments in laboratory
Earlier this month, the Alzheimer’s Association and AARP announced they are joining forces to extend the reach of the Community Resource Finder, an online database connecting families with local resources to help address concerns and navigate the challenges of Alzheimer’s, dementia and aging.
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Social Security is a fixture in the lives of many Americans, including many Texans. With the 83rd anniversary of its creation upon us, now is a good time to take a look at the impact Social Security has on Texans today.
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Driving, of course, is a big part of life in Texas, including for seniors looking to maintain their independence. Older drivers could particularly see benefits from a new federal requirement mandating rearview cameras in automobiles.
Investigating Alzheimer
May is Mental Health Month and AARP Texas is focusing on people’s mental health as they age. We asked Dr. Jason Schillerstrom, an associate professor at UT Health San Antonio, about what people should know about mental health and the aging process.
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