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Communities across Texas are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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The civil rights movement gave rise to transformative figures throughout the South who not only endured the devastating effects of racism but who pushed to overcome prejudice and violence in hopes for a more inclusive and just society.
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This summer, AARP Texas, in collaboration with the City of Austin, is hosting Cine de Oro to celebrate the Golden Era of Mexican cinema. Until late November, the free monthly film screenings are held at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of every month at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, at 600 River Street in Austin.
AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson released the following statement today in reaction to the news of the passing of Luis Alonso Wilmot of San Antonio, who served as the AARP Texas Director from 2002 to 2007:
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Getting older shouldn’t be equated with orthopedics, fraud and sickness. Rather, it should mean feeling fabulous, dating and having fun.
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Dallas just took a big step towards becoming a more “age-friendly” city as the Dallas City Council today voted unanimously to approve the Age-Friendly Dallas Plan. This tool will serve as the roadmap for a raft of changes designed to make Dallas more livable for people of all ages.
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The 2019 hurricane season begins June 1, and as storms threaten the US, it is important to have a safety plan. AccuWeather is predicting 12 to 14 storms (five to seven hurricanes) would form this 2019 hurricane season. No one can predict where these storms will hit, which is why it is important to be prepared. Hurricane Harvey caused countless deaths, massive destruction and mass evacuations in Texas. While we cannot predict which communities will be hit by a hurricane, one thing we can do is prepare for this type of event.
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Caring for a loved one is a lot of work, and there’s a real risk of burnout. Luckily, there are some self-care steps that caregivers can take to keep their tanks from running empty.
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How will Fort Worth’s next mayor continue the city’s progress towards becoming a more livable community for people of all ages and ethnicities? This key question will frame the upcoming mayoral forum on the campus of Tarrant County Community College on Thursday, April 11.
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The race is on to replace Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings with a record number of contenders.
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