Viva Broadway Comes to a Historic Venue in San Antonio

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | Texas | Comments

About AARP | Events | Texas Throughout the 1950s and ‘60s, San Antonio’s Alameda Theatre was renowned as a place to see modern Spanish-language movies and variety shows. Now, the vaudeville-style theatre takes on an exciting new role. In December, the historic theatre in downtown San Antonio will serve as a venue for showcasing the work of Latino artists of all kinds, including those who are having an impact on Broadway. Hosted by AARP and the Broadway League, a “Viva Broadway” event takes place Thursday, Dec. …

Fort Worth Aims To Be More Age Friendly

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | Texas | Comments

About AARP | Local Resources | Texas By Christian Nisttáhuz Earlier this month, Fort Worth officially joined AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities. AARP volunteers and staff were on hand for the exciting announcement, presenting Mayor Betsy Price with an official welcome. What’s most exciting about this is that is marks a local effort to make Fort Worth a more inclusive, accessible and livable city. AARP is committed to working with Mayor Price to create an age-friendly Fort Worth for everyone to enjoy. Why is this important? By …

A safer crosswalk for an age-friendly Austin

Posted on 11/20/2014 by | Texas | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Texas | Volunteering Virginia Alves and Mark Hollis AARP Texas Across the country, and right here in Texas, cities are striving to become great places for people of all ages. Leaders of several cities have signed on as members of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly communities, and those communities are already starting to act. Austin is one such city, and according to a newly released report by the Milken Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, Austin ranks as one of the best cities in …

AARP, New Sponsor of Spurs’ “Baseline Bums”

Posted on 11/13/2014 by | AARP Texas | Comments

Events One winner and guest to be selected for each home game between Nov. 17 and Dec. 31 We’re excited today to announce that we’re collaborating with the San Antonio Spurs to give away two “Baseline Bums” tickets to each of 11 Spurs home games taking place between Nov. 17 and Dec. 31. AARP will choose a winner from entries at random three days prior to the selected games. The winner can bring a guest along to the game to sit …

Heart-ing Family Caregivers Across Texas

Posted on 11/5/2014 by | Texas | Comments

About AARP | Local Resources | Texas “My story is like so many others,” says Aletha, a Texas resident “My Mom is 93 and I’ve been her caretaker for 10-plus years. It is a tedious job. The past 4 years have been such a trying time. She is a diabetic, has chronic arthritis and in pain every day. I feel like I have no life because when I’m out, all I think of is getting back home to check on her. I’m not complaining about taking care …

Free Workshop on Shifting Careers

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | Texas Are you looking to change careers, start a business or make money from a favorite hobby? AARP Texas is hosting a career transition class in San Antonio on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in partnership with OASIS, a continuing education and wellness organization. This 90-minute free event is designed for those who want to change professions or simply follow an existing passion and challenge themselves in new ways.  Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with business leaders and human resource professionals …