Fort Worth

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Members in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month with an afternoon of dancing, food and friends.
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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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Por Tom Korosec
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Mayfest—one of Fort Worth’s longest-standing traditions—returns to Trinity Park May 3-6. The family-friendly festival will feature 40 bands on three stages, along with carnival rides, a Best of Fest food contest and much more.
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AARP Texas is teaming up with residents of the Linwood neighborhood of Fort Worth, the City of Fort Worth, and others to create a “Better Block” demonstration project.
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By Thomas Korosec
AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities
As members of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, Austin and Fort Worth have developed strategic plans to prepare for the needs of an aging population.
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Many older LGBT citizens face difficulties getting proper medical treatment. Some live alone due to fear of discrimination. Others can find it hard to settle into nursing homes because of potential mistreatment.
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You can’t stop getting older, but you can disrupt aging by ignoring outdated expectations and defining yourself.
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With people staying healthy and active longer, communities have to adapt. There’ll be need for more safe, walkable streets, better housing and transportation options, and opportunities for civic engagement. The AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities gives cities guidance on how to reach their goals in becoming great places for people of all ages.
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