Rep. Veasey to Hold Senior Issues Forum

Oct 31, 2013
Press Release
Congressional leader hosts Town Meeting to Focus on Benefits for Seniors, Fraud Awareness, and Health

FORT WORTH, TX – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) will host a Senior Issues Forum from 8:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M. at the Cobblestone Manor Apartments Club House, located at 8201 Sartain Drive in Fort Worth.  They will address topics such as government benefits, fitness for seniors, and fraud prevention.

“Thousands of seniors in the 33rd Congressional District depend on Social Security and Medicare, which provide the financial and health protections necessary to keep seniors out of poverty,” said Rep. Veasey. “Nationwide, about 90 percent of Americans aged 65 and older receive Social Security benefits and nearly 2 in 3 get half or more of their income from Social Security.”

The Senior Citizens Services of Tarrant County and other state and federal agencies will join the Congressman in Fort Worth for this event.  They include the Texas AgriLife Extension, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the Social Security Administration and the United States Postal Inspection Service. 

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: To schedule interviews with Rep. Marc Veasey, Contact: Jessica Coscia at 202-225-9897 or by email at                               

For more event information call 817-920-9086 or visit https:/Veasey.House.Gov