AARP, Inc., formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, is a United States-based non-governmental organization and interest group, founded in 1958 by Ethel Percy Andrus, PhD, a retired educator from California, and based in Washington, D.C. It is a membership organization for people age 50 and over.AARP operates as a non-profit advocate for its members and as one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the United States. AARP has two affiliated organizations: AARP Services Inc. which is managed wholly for profit, and the AARP Foundation, a charity that operates on a non-profit basis.AARP Services Inc.
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  • New Texas Law Targets Bad Nursing Homes

    … 328 nursing homes. How many of these nursing homes were fined? Only 22… According to Bob Jackson, state director of AARP in Texas, the problem exists because for many years the state simply allowed nursing homes to fix violations without facing any penalties. As a result, they have returned to her old habits time and time again. There are a large…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Texas Lawmakers Make Second Attempt to Legislate Bad Nursing Homes

    … bills (Senate Bill 932 and Senate Bill 933) would provide for higher fines when serious violations are discovered during inspections, and remove the loophole that allows them to correct the problems after completion of the inspection. Senate Bill 934 would require all nursing homes to maintain at least $1 million in liability insurance coverage so…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?

    … the Staver Law Group at . Current Illinois Law Under Illinois statute 625 ILCS 5/11-1426.1, golf carts are considered non-highway vehicles and their use is restricted. Generally, it is unlawful for you to operate a nonhighway vehicle on any street, roadway or highway in the state. However, there is a major exception to this law. Illinois allows…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • DOL Amends Final Fiduciary Rule in Bid to Ease Industry Concerns

    … DOL Amends Final Fiduciary Rule in Bid to Ease Industry Concerns Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:08 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The Labor Department has finalized an amended version of its fiduciary rule, which will provide wealth management firms a lengthier timeline for implementation in addition…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 19 readers -