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Federal officials have taken action to ensure that Medicare will pay for nursing homes stays for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
When state lawmakers convene next month for the 2017 legislative session, AARP Texas will pursue an agenda that includes strengthening nursing home quality, easing stress for family caregivers, helping millions of Texans save for retirement, and protecting seniors from financial exploitation.
By Thomas Korosec
Amanda Fredriksen, AARP Texas
Texas is facing a dramatic rise in elderly abuse inside Texas nursing homes, according to a recent report by KVUE-TV in Austin.
State Capitol Building in downtown Austin, Texas
For the 2015 legislative session that convenes today, AARP Texas will engage with lawmakers on a wide-ranging agenda of health care and consumer issues that matter to Texans age 50 and up.
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