April 20, 2022: Since Obamacare was first passed, Texas Alliance for Retired Americans has urged Texas politicians to take the free federal dollars available to expand Medicaid. At least a million of the most needy Texans would get health coverage, but Texas politic...Read more >
April 13, 2022:
People’s beliefs about aging have a profound impact on their health, influencing everything from their memory and sensory perceptions to how well they walk, how fully they recover from disabling illness, and how long they live.
When aging is...Read more >
April 09, 2022:
Texas seniors and other eligibles are already getting their mail-in ballots!
Different parts of the state will get different candidates and issues, but all ballots will include two propositions designed to lower property taxes for seniors. The Tex...Read more >
April 06, 2022: The Dallas Chapter of Texas Alliance for Retired Americans had a picnic instead of its usual first-Wednesday meeting April 6. We met at Kidd Springs Park where we've had three great picnics before. The weather was good to us!
We also made more hea...Read more >
March 31, 2022: Treasurer Elaine Jones is now accepting checks made out to "TARA" at 1402 Seville Circle, Portland, Tx 78374. We ask all members to send $10/year. A growing number of supporters make their donations "recurring." Small monthly donations really add up....Read more >
March 21, 2022: Texas Alliance for Retired Americans experts will lead a webinar at 6PM on Thursday, March 24. Please join us:
Topic: Voting Rights
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
816 423...Read more >
March 14, 2022: How Many Tried and Failed?
In the March 1 election, around 27,000 Texans had trouble voting by mail. Newspersons said they were “rejected,” but around 9,000 of them were eventually able to get their ballots to count. That leaves about 18,000 Tex...Read more >
February 24, 2022:
Late one night in January, Jonathan Coffino, 78, turned to his wife as they sat in bed. “I don’t know how much longer I can do this,” he said, glumly.
Coffino was referring to the caution that’s come to define his life during t...Read more >
February 20, 2022: Just because the first deadline for vote-by-mail applications has passed, you can still win this key battle against the voter suppressors! There's plenty of time to apply to VBM in the runoff! And there are months between now and the deadline for the...Read more >
February 15, 2022: The voter suppressors made it harder to mail in ballots. Here are tips from Kenneth Williams, the President of the Dallas Chapter of TARA:
There are a number of key items to remember when you are completing your mail in ballot:
1. You have to i...Read more >