April 12, 2021: There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?
That’s the challenge...Read more >
April 05, 2021: Seniors Oppose Voter Suppression. TARA "Free the Vote" Rally on Facebook
Leaders of the Texas retiree movement and voter rights experts will speak on the Texas Retired Americans Facebook Page at 6 PM Friday, April 9.
Texas has been called the ver...Read more >
April 05, 2021:
With a mix of relief and caution, older adults fully vaccinated against covid-19 are moving out into the world and resuming activities put on hold during the pandemic.
Many are making plans to see adult children and hug grandchildren they have...Read more >
April 01, 2021:
April 1, 2021
Contacts: Tony Padilla, 512-552-8703 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Judy Bryant, 214-729-0063 or Judy4TARA@aol.com
Texas Retirees Stand Against Voter Suppression Legislation
Seniors Demand that st...Read more >
April 01, 2021: Seniors Demand that state legislators vote against the bills
AUSTIN – The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans, with 146,000 members statewide, is demanding that state legislators oppose bills such as SB 7 and HB 6, which will make it more difficu...Read more >
March 29, 2021:
A cost-saving change in Medicare launched in the final days of the Trump administration will cut payments to hospitals for some surgical procedures while potentially raising costs and confusion for patients.
For years, the Centers for Medicare...Read more >
March 20, 2021: One of the major tools of voter suppression is the voter purge.
This voter suppression tactic takes advantage of the fact that there are many voters who are apartment dwellers. People who live in apartments move more often. If a voter does not res...Read more >
March 15, 2021: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans (TARA) needs you. In 2021, we want you to help us fight Texas voter suppression so that we can use our power at the polls to make breakthroughs on key issues.
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March 15, 2021:
Joan Phillips, a certified nursing assistant in a Florida nursing home, loved her job but dreaded the danger of going to work in the pandemic. When vaccines became available in December, she jumped at the chance to get one.
Months ...Read more >
March 08, 2021:
For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for them to open back up and relieve residents of crushing isolation, according to a growing chorus of long-term care exp...Read more >