AARP Texas

Tirelessly working for Texans 50+ and their families
MAY 13, 2022
Steps older Texans and state leaders can take to reduce electric rate shock and boost the resiliency of utility customers and the electric grid.
MAY 11, 2022
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.
MAY 10, 2022
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. 
MAY 10, 2022
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.
MAY 6, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster
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Rates of COVID-19 deaths and cases in nursing homes have declined dramatically in Texas and nationwide as the Omicron wave recedes. Still, COVID-19 remains a deadly issue for nursing home residents. AARP Texas urges legislators to focus on nursing home safety.
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AARP Texas Director Tina Tran issued a statement on Wednesday, April 6, in response to reports by the Texas Secretary of State’s Office of widespread ballot rejections in the recent Texas Primary Election:
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AARP Texas and Better Block Foundation to release free, open-source designs for placemaking furniture in a new WikiBlocks AARP Collection.
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AARP is partnering with Dallas-based nonprofit Better Block Foundation to offer online blueprints for public structures specifically designed for older adults.  
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 March’s primaries and November’s general election.
Voters In 14 States Head To The Polls On Super Tuesday
La nueva ley estatal realiza cambios en la votación en las elecciones de Texas 2022. Esto es lo que debes saber sobre la votación anticipada, la votación por correo y más en las elecciones generales de noviembre.
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Older Americans are experiencing a variety of financial concerns in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. From having enough income to pay bills and managing health care costs to the rising costs of inflation and saving for retirement, Americans 50-plus have a lot to worry about. 
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AARP Texas and America Walks are sponsoring a Texas State Walking College, a five-month fellowship beginning in May for the Austin and San Antonio areas.
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Physical activity can transform someone into the best shape of their life and live a healthier lifestyle. Constant activity can also help individuals in other facets of their life and well-being. 
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The public can provide input as Texas develops a broadband development plan and expands high-speed internet access, which is crucial for many older Texans.
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