Livable Communities

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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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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.  
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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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18 past Texas projects received $251,716. What project could benefit your community?
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Austin's Age-Friendly Action Plan is updated in a new progress report.
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Six Texas areas received AARP Community Challenge grants this year to fund quick-action projects, including a neighborhood garden, murals and upgraded crosswalks.
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AARP Texas recently hosted an online conversation with Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America.
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Hispanic Heritage Month today provides an ideal time to make up for historical deficiencies in our textbooks and renew the pride that Hispanic families have in their rich heritage.
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A federal law enacted this year is bringing hope to a city battered by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on public health and access to affordable housing, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday during an AARP-sponsored telephone town hall.
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