Advocacy

Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
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A demographics reporter who has covered voting rights issues in Texas is being honored by AARP Texas for producing impactful journalism projects that address the interests and needs of older Texans and their families.
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AARP Austin in partnership Safe Streets Austin has helped create public spaces designed for residents of all ages, abilities and needs. The "Healthy Streets" initiative, allowed for the closing of a 10-mile stretch of Austin's roads to vehicles so that it would be open to walkers and cyclists. This temporary pandemic closure has now become permanent. AARP continues to fight for a healthier Austin.
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Amid growing food insecurity, during the holidays, Texans should be aware of signs of hunger in their relatives and friends.
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AARP Texas has announced that Andrea Earl of Austin has joined its State-Federal Advocacy Team as an associate state director of advocacy.
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National Nurse Practitioner Week is recognized Nov. 13-19. AARP Texas celebrates nurse practitioners as crucial players in the health care system.
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The Texas Utility Help program has reopened to provide utility bill assistance to Texans.
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AARP Texas has announced its top priorities and funding requests for the 2023 legislative session. The priorities aim to help Texas face the challenges and opportunities of a rapidly aging population.
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New Poll Asks 50-Plus Texans their views on where things are headed and if Texas is ready for an aging population
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Texas Utility Help is scarce of funds after a publicity campaign drives interest in the energy assistance program.
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No matter the forecast, making a disaster plan is essential during Hurricane season. AARP has resources.
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