Governor Lee Signs Law To Bring Harsher Penalties For Unlicensed Adult Care Facilities

On Tuesday, Governor Bill Lee Signed A Law That Will Create A Statewide Registry Of All Adult Care Facilities That Are Not Currently Licensed And Will Institute Tougher Penalties For Those Facilities That Continue To Operate Without Proper Licensure.

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Growing Number of Tennessee Seniors Will Increase Demand For State Services

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Has Released An Updated Version Of Its Report On Senior Long-Term Care In Tennessee. The Report Indicates The Number Of Tennessee Seniors Age 60 And Over Is Expected To Increase By 30% From 1.6 Million In 2020 To 2.1 Million In 2040. The Number Of Those Age 80 And Over In Tennessee Is Forecast To Double During This Time.

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Health Care Costs Going Up As Seniors Struggle To Pay Bills

With Friday Beginning Open Enrollment For Those Qualifying For Medicare, A New Report By Medicareguide.com Found That One In Four Senior Citizens Have $500 Or Less In Savings For A Medical Emergency.

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Tennessee’s Most Abusive Tax Goes Unchecked

It Is Time Tennessee Reforms Its Feudal Property Tax System If It Wants To Continue To Be Billed As A Destination State For Business And Retirement. If We Don’t Reduce The Tax Burden For Our Seniors They Will Relocate Elsewhere. If We Fail To Adopt “Truth-In-Taxation Revenue-Driven Property Taxation” Like Other Growth States, Our Residents And Businesses Will Move To More Property Tax Friendly States.

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TN’s Department of Commerce and Insurance Issue Warning About Social Isolation and Financial Exploitation

In Honor Of National Senior Fraud Awareness Day, The Tennessee Department Of Commerce & Insurance’s Securities Division Issued A Warning To Tennesseans About The Correlation Between Social Isolation And The Risk Of Financial Exploitation.

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Hamilton County COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Changes; Concerns About Reaching Herd Immunity

More People Moved Up In Line For COVID Vaccination, How Decisions Are Made To Move Between Tiers And Concerns About Reaching Herd Immunity.

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