AARP Texas

Tirelessly working for Texans 50+ and their families
MAY 29, 2023
AARP Texas fought hard this legislative session on issues important to older Texans and their families, and lawmakers listened. From prescription drug affordability and funding for adult protective services to high-speed internet access, and much more, we achieved several victories for Texans age 50-plus.
MAY 19, 2023
Organizations representing electricity consumers statewide are demanding a meaningful cap on the proposed Performance Credit Mechanism (PCM) scheme that will impose billions of dollars in increased costs for Texas consumers if left uncapped.
MAY 18, 2023
AARP Texas is fighting for several bills currently moving in the Texas Legislature that would expand broadband access across the state. Passage of these bills is crucial for ensuring that Texans of all ages can access high-speed internet.
MAY 17, 2023
Lawmakers can pass legislation to shape our state as a place where Texans can live and age well into retirement, whether in the big cities or rural communities.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Texas for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Una guía sobre cuándo y dónde recibir una vacuna o refuerzo contra la COVID-19 en Texas.
Hurricane Season Sign With Stormy Background
The 2023 hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30, but already predictions are it will be an "above average" season. Colorado State University's annual outlook calls for 13 named storms and six hurricanes. Two of those hurricanes are predicted to be major. Despite that, they say this will be a “slightly below-normal” Atlantic hurricane season.
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Nutrition plays a strong role in overall health, especially for older adults who are at increased risk for chronic diseases.
COVID-19 Hospital Admissions On The Rise As The Christmas Holiday Approaches
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
Texas faces a shortage of community attendants who help older adults and individuals with disabilities with basic day-to-day tasks. Currently, the base wage rate for such personal care attendants is $8.11 per hour.
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House Bill 4220 Weakens Vital Oversight Body
Painful Headache
Hablar del final de la vida puede ser difícil para cualquiera persona. En la comunidad hispana, hablar del duelo puede ser un proceso muy solitario.
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Through petitions and surveys, AARP is hearing from Texans who want lawmakers to improve nursing home quality, which is why AARP Texas is urging support for SB 1629.
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House Bill 300 by Rep. Donna Howard creates a sales-tax exemption for diapers, including adult incontinence supplies.
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