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Policy Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comments by LeadingAge Texas on Proposed Rule CMS-2393-P – MFAR »
January 27, 2020 Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services Department of Health and Human Services Attn: CMS-239...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter in Opposition to Consumer Alert Icon »
Dear Administrator Verma: LeadingAge Texas urges CMS not to implement the Consumer Alert icon that was announced on...
Thursday, May 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Legislative Summary »
Monday marked the end of the 86th Session. Over 7,000 bills were filed but just over 1,000 have been sent to the Governor....
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LeadingAge Texas Legislative Update: The Clock is Ticking »
Lawmakers have 18 days left to pass legislation this session. Legislators and advocates are working overtime in attempt to...
Friday, April 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Legislative Update: Bills on the Move »
While the Texas Legislature continues to focus on solutions to improve school finance and property tax relief several of o...

Member Highlights
Wednesday, May 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buckner Launches Gold Ribbon Campaign in Support of Senior Living »
DALLAS (May 11, 2020) – In order to increase awareness of senior living residents and the frontline workers caring for th...
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lifespace Communities Appoints Jesse Jantzen as President & CEO »
After a year long national search, Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Jess...
Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Vista at CC Young Receives Special Recognition in AIA's Design for Aging Review Awards »
The Vista at CC Young recently received Special Recognition in the AIA’s Design for Aging Review Awards program. The reci...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Music Therapist Provides Comfort to Those Navigating Life's Final Passage »
Music is something many of us can relate to – it helps us reminisce, express ourselves, and it can provide comfort and a m...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CC Young Hosted Its Annual Wrap It Up Luncheon November 21 at Brook Hollow Country Club »
Guests of CC Young joined together at Brook Hollow Country Club, Thursday, November 21, 2019, for a day of holiday shopp...

Message from George
Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Long-Term Care Communities Serving on the Frontlines of COVID Battle »
President Trump has declared our nation at war with the coronavirus, and while we have suffered devastating losses of huma...
Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Caregivers Deserve Our Support in Protecting Our Aging Population »
As COVID-19 continues to spread across Texas, our aging population is being asked to isolate themselves from their family,...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on the 2020 Annual Conference & Solutions EXPO »
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on our members and the older adults they serve, the LeadingAge Texas Board of...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from George: Latest COVID-19 News: Families First Response Act (FFCRA) »
LeadingAge Texas Members, On Sunday, the U.S. Department of Labor added 20 new questions to their  document o...
Monday, March 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Next Steps on Applying for FEMA Grant Assistance »
LeadingAge Texas Members, As a 501c3 Health Care Institution your organization is eligible for FEMA recovery grant as...

General News
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LeadingAge Nursing Home Members Support Texas Action to Gather and Leverage Data »
Aging Services Providers Dedicated to Fulfilling Their Critical Role in Public Health System Austin, TX – The need fo...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Government Assistance: CARES Act SBA Loans and FEMA »
LeadingAge Texas Members, We want to make you aware of a few opportunities including: The Paycheck Protection Program...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Info for Those Currently Contracted or Interested in Contracting to Provide VA Covered Services »
VA recently released its Fee Schedule for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 (beginning October 1, 2019) for all medical and extended/l...
Thursday, January 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fort Worth Legislators Receive LeadingAge Texas Partners in Quality Award »
Last week, LeadingAge Texas presented Senator Beverly Powell (D - Ft. Worth) and Representative Stephanie Klick (R - North...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crystal Laza Promoted to Chief Operating Officer »
Crystal Laza has been promoted from Vice President of Member Services & Operations to Chief Operating Officer. Crysta...

Quarterly Catch-Up
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quarterly Catch-Up: July 2019 »
Click here to read an overview of our work for you in the second quarter of 2019.
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quarterly Catch-Up: April 2019 »
Click here to read an overview of our work for you in the first quarter of 2019.

The Chaplain's Corner
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Chaplain's Corner: Doing vs. Being in Chaplaincy & The Second Half of Life »
By Dave Anfenson, M.Div., Campus Pastor/Hospice Chaplain, Lutheran Sunset Ministries When you think about what give...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happiness »
By Rev. Rick B. Webb, D.Min., Chaplain, Buckner Westminster Place Happy! Now that is a happy dog! I could...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Chaplain's Corner: A Team Approach to Spiritual Care »
By Rev. Brent Ashby, Minister of Spiritual Life, Presbyterian Village North. At a recent gathering of chaplain...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Chaplain's Corner: The Art of Growing Young »
by Danny Mack, Hospice Chaplain, Bereavement Coordinator, Christian Care Senior Living Communities ; Author, Speaker &n...
Thursday, March 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Chaplain's Corner: Making a Difference »
by Kevin McSpadden, M.Div., MARE, Chaplain, Baptist Retirement Community   Being involved in eldercare often ca...

Thursday, August 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016-2017 Inspirational Senior Texan Winners »
—2016-2017 Inspirational Senior Texan— Patricia Clayton Deckert | The Buckingham - Houston By popular vote, Pat...

LeadingAge Texas Connection
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Highlight: Residents of Parkway Place Raise Money for Employees Affected by Hurricane Harvey »
Houston residents are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the city. The storm damaged home...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Highlight: Mind and Body Yoga Offers Health Benefits to Edgemere Residents »
National Yoga Month is observed in September to educate the public about the health benefits of yoga and inspire a healthy...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Highlight: Wayne Merrill is Not Done Being a Change Agent »
Wayne Merrill bought a house on the Baptist Retirement Community (BRC) campus 30 years ago when he began working for the...
Thursday, January 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newsletter: January 29 Issue Now Available »
Members,  click here  to read the January 29, 2015  issue of the  LeadingAge Texas Connection !
Thursday, January 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newsletter: January 8 Issue Now Available »
Members, click here to read the January 8, 2015 issue of the LeadingAge Texas Connection !

Resident Spotlight
Wednesday, December 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fort Worth Woman Embodies Sweetness for Staff at Local Senior Living Community »
You can smell it through the halls of The Stayton at Museum Way : resident Carol Adcock’s famous Ghirardelli and Kahlúa b...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buckner Parkway Place Resident Trains Seven Days a Week for We Are Houston 5K »
If you’re looking for Ruger Winchester at Buckner Parkway Place , a faith-based senior living community in Houston, y...

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