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.
Nutrition plays a strong role in overall health, especially for older adults who are at increased risk for chronic diseases.
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.
House Bill 300 by Rep. Donna Howard creates a sales-tax exemption for diapers, including adult incontinence supplies.
House Bill 568 would require that peace officers are trained on how to work with people with dementia.
Five bills filed in the Texas Legislature would help older Texans thrive.
House Bill 2589 by Representative Donna Howard would improve access to medical power of attorney documents.
AARP Texas is fighting to protect residents of long-term care facilities, urging greater transparency into nursing home ownership and finances.
Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick were sworn into office for their third terms this week. The top Republican leaders outlined ideas for the next four years. Meanwhile, leaders in the state House and Senate unveiled spending plans for the state’s 2024-2025 biennium.
Texans receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) should prepare for reduced payments starting in March. February will be the last month of SNAP Emergency Allotments,
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