The mission of the Texas Senior Advocacy Coalition is to develop and actively support public policy to protect and enhance the quality of life for older adults and their families.

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Senior Day at the Capitol

February 7, 2017

South Entrance of State Capitol – 10:30 AM


10:00am – 2:00pm

Exhibits open in the lower rotunda (Floor G)

10:30am – South Entrance of State Capitol

Entertainment by Robert Smith

Invocation by Reverend Bill Poe

Pledge to American & Texas Flags by Col. Carlos Higgins, USAF, Retired

Welcome, Recognition of Dignitaries, Sponsors and Guests

Remarks by State Representative J.D. Sheffield

Reading of Proclamation

Charge to Participants/ Instructions for Capitol Meetings


Enter the Capitol

12:00pm- 12:30pm

Advocacy Training for Seniors – Room #E1.004

Lynda Ender, AGE Director, The Senior Source, Dallas, TX

12:45pm – 1:45pm

Financial Exploitation – Room #E1.004

Julie Krawczyk, Director, Elder Financial Safety Center, The Senior Source, Dallas, TX

Tim Morstad, Associate State Director for Outreach and Advocacy, AARP Texas, Austin, TX

Royce West, Senator, Texas Senate, Dallas, TX

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Motivational & Informational Talk – Room #E1.004

HHSC Deputy Commissioner Gary Jesse


Visit with Legislators until departure

Upcoming Events
  • TSAC Monthly Meetings
  • February 4 – Abilene
  • March 2 – Waco
  • April 5 – Fort Worth
  • May 3 – Waco
  • June 7 – Waco
  • July 5 – Waco
  • August 2 – No Meeting
  • September 13 – Austin
  • October 4 – To be announced
  • November 1 – To be announced
  • December 6 – Waco
  • January 11, 2017 (Wed) – Waco