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

    …Texas ranks dead last in terms of nursing home care, and lawmakers have finally lost their patience. On September 1st, 2017, a new law officially takes effect in Texas which targets nursing homes repeatedly cited for serious violations, and makes it much more-difficult for them to avoid regulatory fines. Texas is Cracking Down on Bad Nursing…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 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?

    … as larger vehicles including standard airbags. Jessica Cicchino, vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, stated golf carts are not crashworthy, according to Pew Trusts. A vehicle or SUV can weigh four times more than a golf cart, and the smaller vehicle simply cannot compete with that. You are more likely…

    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 -