AARP Texas

Tirelessly working for Texans 50+ and their families
JUL 21, 2022
Texas Utility Help is scarce of funds after a publicity campaign drives interest in the energy assistance program.
JUL 20, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster
JUL 11, 2022
Texans are facing excessive heat warnings along with requests to conserve electricity this week. Here are action steps.
JUL 1, 2022
No matter the forecast, making a disaster plan is essential during Hurricane season. AARP has resources.
JUL 1, 2022
With high schools and colleges about to kick off their football seasons, it’s time for fans to add new dishes to their tailgating playbooks, with two virtual cooking classes hosted by AARP in Houston. 
Voters In 14 States Head To The Polls On Super Tuesday
New state law makes changes to voting in Texas’ 2022 elections. Here’s what you need to know about early voting, mail-in voting and more in November’s general election.
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As temperatures rise and Texans rely heavily on air conditioning in their homes, AARP Texas seeks to educate consumers, including older Texans, on how to protect themselves against the rising costs of electricity and other utility expenses.
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Inflation and food insecurity are impacting many older Texans, but there are assistance programs, such as SNAP, available to help.
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AARP Texas is working to help make communities safer for pedestrians of all ages with a new educational program. 
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Steps older Texans and state leaders can take to reduce electric rate shock and boost the resiliency of utility customers and the electric grid.
Hurricane Season Sign With Stormy Background
The 2022 hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30, but already predictions are it will be an "above average" season. Colorado State University's annual outlook calls for 19 named storms, nine hurricanes, and four major hurricanes. There's a 46% chance of a major storm hitting the Gulf Coast.
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The Texas Primary Runoff elections take place this month. Early voting starts May 16 and runs until May 20. Election Day voting takes place May 24.
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The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world. It changed the way people worked, went to school, and lived their lives. It affected individuals from marginalized communities and left them unemployed, causing economic hardships. The fear of the unknown is intimidating. Trust me, I know. 
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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, AARP Texas reached out to a few state and federal lawmakers to share their stories about why they decided to run for office. We also asked about their priorities and what Texans aged 50-plus can do to get involved in politics.
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Know the signs of danger from the heat and how to protect yourself from sun damage and heat exhaustion.
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