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

    … in Texas received only one or two stars out of five in the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rating system. In addition, the state’s Department of Aging and Disability Services identified over 17,000 violations during the fiscal year 2015. Astonishingly, only 40 cases were subjected to any type of enforcement action. Violations…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • Texas Lawmakers Make Second Attempt to Legislate Bad Nursing Homes

    … that focus on highlighting over-regulation in the industry. THCA believes the real problem is one of a system that is strapped for cash and provides $20 less per day to care for residents on Medicaid than the actual cost of that care. They say this puts excess pressure on already-underpaid workers. In spite of these claims by the association, the AARP…

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

    … Long gone are the days when you only used your golf cart on the local 18-hole course. Due to their accessibility and efficiency, golf carts quickly expanded beyond the greens and into local retirement communities. In areas that focused on reducing heavy traffic or banned vehicles altogether, golf carts were the perfect middle ground. Now, some…

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

    … are no longer simply a slogan, but the law. Americans lose about $17 billion in retirement per year due to conflicted financial advice, according to the White House Council of Economic Advisors. David Certner, who works as legislative policy counsel for AARP, summed up the issue, stating that “it is hard enough to save for retirement. Conflicted investment…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 19 readers -