Power outages, high temperatures and heat-related illnesses are threatening Texans, prompting reminders to stay safe during extreme heat. AARP Texas is urging residents to take heat-related hazards seriously and to be vigilant in checking on older residents, neighbors, and the medically vulnerable.
Emphasizing the importance of preventive measures, Ekland Durousseau from the American Red Cross gave an overview of how to plan for the upcoming hurricane season during the AARP Prepare to Care podcast. Durousseau spoke with host Eddie Orum about the upcoming hurricane season and how people can start preparing for a potential disaster.
AARP Ride@50+℠ Program Connects Local Transportation Options onto one Platform; Offers Free Rides for COVID-19 Vaccines with Local Organizations
Millions of Texans are without power after a winter storm and record cold temperatures overwhelmed the state's electrical grid. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which oversees the grid, has been unable to predict when outages and rolling blackouts will end.
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