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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.
Hurricane Season Sign With Stormy Background
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.
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AARP Ride@50+℠ Program Connects Local Transportation Options onto one Platform; Offers Free Rides for COVID-19 Vaccines with Local Organizations
Voters In 14 States Head To The Polls On Super Tuesday
All voters 65 and older can vote safely from home with an absentee ballot.
Hurricane Prep Supplies
Preparing for possible storms with valuable information
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AARP Texas Executive Council Member John Vasquez remarks on the benefits of volunteering with AARP.
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AARP Texas statement regarding anti-Asian violence.
Deep Freeze Power Crisis In Texas Is Expanding
The storm forced dozens of long-term care facilities to evacuate
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Helpful links to information and resources in the aftermath of the winter storm in Texas.
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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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