AARP Texas

Tirelessly working for Texans 50+ and their families
OCT 5, 2022
AARP Texas is happy to announce the hiring of Jennifer Barrera Wandrey to help lead the association’s outreach work in Houston.
OCT 1, 2022
Yōkai (pronounced yo-kai) represent spooky and otherworldly phenomena in Japanese folklore. They are everything from eerie sounds in the night to fantastical beasts.
SEP 27, 2022
New Poll Asks 50-Plus Texans their views on where things are headed and if Texas is ready for an aging population
SEP 26, 2022
Voters age 50+ expect candidates to listen to them and focus on the issues that matter to them. Visit www.aarp.org/inmyshoes
SEP 15, 2022
Virtual seminars on grief will aim to help those who are dealing with loss and suffering.
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AARP Texas statement in response to the issuance by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar of a Texas Broadband Plan.
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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