Texas nursing homes back Barbara Gervin-Hawkins
May 10, 2016
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Texas nursing homes back Barbara Gervin-Hawkins in May 24 runoff
THCA PAC endorses San Antonio businesswoman in race for State House of Representatives District 120
(AUSTIN, Texas) — The Texas Health Care Association Political Action Committee is proud to announce its support of San Antonio businesswoman Barbara Gervin-Hawkins in the May 24 runoff for Texas House District 120.
THCA PAC leaders cited Gervin-Hawkins’ support for senior health care issues and her understanding of the need to address the serious issues in staffing and funding in the long term care sector.
“Barbara Gervin-Hawkins’ involvement in the East San Antonio community and her background as a successful businesswoman taught her firsthand how important skilled nursing care is to San Antonio seniors but also to the San Antonio economy,” said Kevin Warren, Texas Health Care Association president. “The Texas Health Care Association PAC knows Barbara Gervin-Hawkins is able to work with community leaders, understands the needs of her district’s most pressing issues and will stand as a committed advocate for her constituents.”
The Texas Health Care Association represents skilled nursing providers across the state and is one of the Capitol’s most powerful advocates for senior citizens.
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Founded in 1950, the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) is the largest long-term care association in Texas. THCA’s membership is comprised of several hundred licensed non-profit and for-profit skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), specialized rehabilitation facilities and assisted living facilities in Texas. These facilities provide comprehensive, around-the-clock nursing care for chronically ill or short-term residents of all ages, along with rehabilitative and specialized medical programs. THCA also represents more than 190 long-term care businesses that provide products and services to the state’s approximately 2,850 nursing homes and assisted living facilities. To learn more, visit http://txhca.org/ or connect with THCA on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.