Natalia Ciolko

Portrait, Assigning Editor - Jasmine Purdie, AARP Bulletin
Dallas just took a big step towards becoming a more “age-friendly” city as the Dallas City Council today voted unanimously to approve the Age-Friendly Dallas Plan. This tool will serve as the roadmap for a raft of changes designed to make Dallas more livable for people of all ages.
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Be The Difference - Vote
How will Fort Worth’s next mayor continue the city’s progress towards becoming a more livable community for people of all ages and ethnicities? This key question will frame the upcoming mayoral forum on the campus of Tarrant County Community College on Thursday, April 11.
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The race is on to replace Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings with a record number of contenders.
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AARP’s Disrupt Aging movement is a call to shape the future of aging by embracing the second act of your life. It is an initiative designed to challenge outdated, limiting beliefs about aging and to spark new solutions so that older adults can achieve Real Possibilities.
The simple act of caring is heroic
This past summer, while interning with AARP Texas, I stayed in Austin with my aunt, uncle and grandfather, Da.
Hurricane Harvey Impacts
AARP Texas today lauded a proposal by Texas Sunset Advisory Commission Vice Chair Representative Chris Paddie -- and approved by the commission -- to ensure the safety of vulnerable Texans during natural disasters by taking steps to immediately fix some of the issues that plagued the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) during Hurricane Harvey a year ago.
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Despite continued suburban sprawl, communities across the nation are taking steps to become better places to live in and age in, according to data analyzed from the newly updated AARP Livability Index. And Austin is being recognized among those cities, joining the Top 10 list for the first time among cities with a population of 500,000 or more.
As a passenger on Austin’s Capital Metro buses, I had seen my share of AARP ads: smiling faces and discount offers for people age 50 and over.
Kindness. Pay it forward
65,000 Americans will experience a stroke this month, but fewer than 1 in 5 can correctly identify the signs. Why are strokes a leading cause of adult long-term disability, and who is at risk? We asked survivors, the CEO of the American Stroke Association and several medically licensed stroke support group leaders to find out.
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