JUL 17, 2019
Communities across Texas are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
JUN 1, 2019
Getting older shouldn’t be equated with orthopedics, fraud and sickness. Rather, it should mean feeling fabulous, dating and having fun.
JUL 16, 2019
The civil rights movement gave rise to transformative figures throughout the South who not only endured the devastating effects of racism but who pushed to overcome prejudice and violence in hopes for a more inclusive and just society.
JUL 11, 2019
This summer, AARP Texas, in collaboration with the City of Austin, is hosting Cine de Oro to celebrate the Golden Era of Mexican cinema. Until late November, the free monthly film screenings are held at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of every month at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, at 600 River Street in Austin.
AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson released the following statement today in reaction to the news of the passing of Luis Alonso Wilmot of San Antonio, who served as the AARP Texas Director from 2002 to 2007:
The 2019 session of the Texas Legislature resulted in passage of bills that AARP Texas is calling on Governor Greg Abbott to sign into law to improve the wellbeing of older Texans and other consumers.
Approaching the end of the 2019 Texas legislative session, AARP Texas leaders are applauding lawmakers on their successful work for older Texans and other consumers.
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.
The 2019 hurricane season begins June 1, and as storms threaten the US, it is important to have a safety plan. AccuWeather is predicting 12 to 14 storms (five to seven hurricanes) would form this 2019 hurricane season. No one can predict where these storms will hit, which is why it is important to be prepared. Hurricane Harvey caused countless deaths, massive destruction and mass evacuations in Texas. While we cannot predict which communities will be hit by a hurricane, one thing we can do is prepare for this type of event.
The Texas House of Representatives has taken a major step to address the skyrocketing cost of prescription drug prices that are making it harder for Texans to afford the medicines they need.
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