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Policy Update
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LeadingAge Texas Applauds Focus on Aging Services during the 86th Session »
LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES Representative Stephanie Klick files HB 3111 to create a student loan program for APRNs, RNs...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 86th Legislature: February in Review »
The 86th Texas Legislature is in full-swing as committees begin to meet regularly to consider bills. Next Friday, March 8t...
Thursday, January 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 86th Legislature: January in Review »
The 86th Texas Legislature is closing out week four. Committee appointments have been made in both the House and Senate wi...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
News: Non-Profit Texas SNFs Forced to Close Amid Low Medicaid Rates »
By Maggie Flynn | February 4, 2018 Morningside Ministries , a not-for-profit organization in San Antonio, Texas, th...
Thursday, August 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call to Action from LeadingAge: Urge Senators To Pass Housing Modernization Bill »
—TAKE ACTION— LeadingAge needs your help to expand and preserve affordable housing for low-income seniors!...

Member Highlights
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mother and Daughter Decide to Live Together in Retirement at Buckner Villas »
AUSTIN, Texas March 20, 2019 – The bond between a mother and daughter is unbreakable, and no one knows that better than Ma...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Members Participate in #CareersInAging19 Campaign »
March 3-9, 2019 marked the first #CareersinAging19 week-long social media campaign. Aging Services professionals nationw...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Church Residences Hosts Mardi Gras Social Event »
Halcyon Home Health was welcomed by residents of Eden Cross Apartments , Eden Place , and Balcones Haus as a Preferre...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CC Young Announces March 2019 Tech Classes Taught by Senior for Seniors »
Free Coaching Fridays Friday, March 8 & 22, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join us and get all of your technology q...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CC Young Announces March 2019 Community Events »
Ash Wednesday Service at The Point Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Begin the season of Lent with this special ser...

Message from George
Thursday, December 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
In Memoriam Chris Spence »
A Message from Wesleyan Homes, Inc. With deep sadness, we share the news that President Emeritus of Wesleyan Homes...
Thursday, December 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from George: A Time for Gratitude »
A TIME FOR GRATITUDE As we near the end of 2018, the holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on things we are grat...
Monday, June 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continue to be the Pioneers in the Midst of an Ever-Changing Landscape »
The senior living field is currently in the midst of unprecedented change in the way business is being conducted. Across t...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from George: It All Starts with Good Governance – Succession Planning »
A new "Message from George" is available!   Click here   to read George's most recent blog post.
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Highlight: The Buckingham Announces Donation $23,000+ for The Alzheimer's Association »
Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today? Out of that number, 350,000 are Texans. Some...

General News
Thursday, January 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interested in Joining a LeadingAge Texas Health Plan? »
Dear LeadingAge Texas Members, Over the past several years in discussions with members, the issue of the rising c...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LeadingAge Texas Priorities Focus on Improving Access to Quality Aging Services »
(Austin, TX – January 8, 2019) Today marks the first day of the 86th Texas Legislature. This session, LeadingAge Texas wil...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alyse Meyer Promoted to Vice President of Advocacy »
Alyse Meyer has been promoted from Director of Public Policy to Vice President of Advocacy. In her role as Director of P...
Friday, September 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Non-Profit Providers Open the Door to Careers in Aging Services »
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is experiencing a significant healthcare workforce shortage to support the exploding population of o...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
News: Texas Nursing Homes Address Statewide Quality Care Crisis »
Tuesday, January 30th, Morningside Ministries and LeadingAge Texas held a joint press conference focused on addressing the...

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...

Articles
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 !