Texas

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In a recent Texas Bullhorn conversation with AARP Texas State Director Tina Tran, Danielle Arigoni discussed Livable Communities’ work supporting local leaders and advocates to effect change in the areas of housing, transportation, parks and public spaces -- all in the service of making them safer, more attractive and accessible for people of all ages.
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A new AARP survey, released in conjunction with Social Security’s 85th anniversary, confirms that Americans highly value Social Security, and even more so due to the pandemic.
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Older voters can vote absentee and everyone can vote early in person
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At a time that may feel like a bleak confluence of a public health crisis and economic uncertainty – as COVID cases and unemployment rates continue to rise – it is important to know the risks of small-dollar payday and auto-title loans.
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AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Texas Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors age-50+ Texans who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
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AARP is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing political candidates or political parties at any level of government. AARP also has a long history of advocating for voting rights. In fact, older folks are historically the most likely to register and vote.
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AARP Texas Director Tina Tran issued the following statement on Monday, April 27, 2020:
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Two of Texas’ top health officials fielded questions from AARP members during a recent telephone town hall focused on COVID-19, remarking on the importance of social distancing and explaining steps that state agencies are taking to serve people in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s March 31 order extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April means the Lone Star State will be operating in its new normal for at least one more month.
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