NOV 25, 2020
Advice on managing anxieties related to Thanksgiving festivities.
NOV 24, 2020
Video-calling loved ones is a wonderful way to maintain social connection during the holidays, as well as a way to virtually check in on others’ mental wellbeing and physical spaces.
NOV 23, 2020
November is National Family Caregivers Month. It’s a time to honor the more than 40 million caregivers across the country. While resources are available for these selfless individuals, a new AARP revealed that almost 1 in 10 said they had no one to talk to about private matters, and 1 in 5 said they had no one to call for help.
NOV 19, 2020
A long-time activist and community advocate, Rodd Gray is a powerhouse fundraiser and devoted volunteer to the Resource Centre of Dallas. Along with two other Texans, Gray received this year's AARP Texas Andrus Award for Community Service.
Are you making the jump from military to civilian work? Veterans, transitioning service members and their families can get help getting hired—learn how at our free webinar.
In a recent Texas Bullhorn Facebook Live conversation, Charles Cascio outlined what volunteering with AARP looks like and how to join our work improving older Texans’ lives.
A new AARP dashboard shows how Texas nursing homes are handling the coronavirus pandemic, which could provide state officials with useful insights.
From July to August, 15 Dallas-based AARP volunteers devoted their time to crafting an array of cards with messages of hope and encouragement for nursing home and assisted living residents.
The Electricity Relief Program provided economic relief for 600,000 Texan households. Tim Morstad, who leads advocacy work on consumer and financial issues for AARP Texas, outlines ways to find help for those now facing disconnection.
As community spread decreases, Gov. Greg Abbott amended visitation rules for long-term care facilities. Associate Commissioner Michelle Dionne-Vahalik spells out what these changes mean for visiting loved ones.
Nearly 7 million Latinos in the U.S. provide unpaid care to an aging or older loved one. Many Latino family caregivers see caregiving responsibilities only as something family members do for one another and do not seek outside help.
Los estudios demuestran que mantenerse activo no solo beneficia el cuerpo, sino también el cerebro. La actividad física mejora la memoria y también ayuda a reducir la posibilidad de desarrollar otros problemas de salud como enfermedades cardíacas y diabetes.
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