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AARP Texas has announced the hiring of two new staff members to help lead the Association’s outreach work in Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s March 31 order extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April means the Lone Star State will be operating in its new normal for at least one more month.
Members in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month with an afternoon of dancing, food and friends.
group of elderly men and women at home eating with fun
Getting older shouldn’t be equated with orthopedics, fraud and sickness. Rather, it should mean feeling fabulous, dating and having fun.
Bob Bonilla
Por Tom Korosec
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.
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.
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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