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Heat Season Awareness

Heat Season Awareness: The first day with a heat index of 100 degrees this season is forecast in Austin-Travis County. Austin and Travis County advise residents and visitors to stay safe, drink water and take shade breaks if working or playing outside. Visit ReadyCentralTexas.org [readycentraltexas.org] and read more below for more heat safety tips. •

Service Selfie

As part of our ongoing efforts to celebrate the amazing work of our volunteers and showcase the wonderful community we've built together, we're excited to announce a fun new initiative: the Volunteer Service Selfie Showcase, in the engage newsletter!!! We know that behind every volunteer is a unique story and a beautiful smile, and we

City of Austin Emergency Alerts

  As part of the city’s emergency warning system, the Austin Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) has an Accessible Hazard Alert System designed to reach community members who have limited literacy or are deaf, hard of hearing, or blind. Emergency messages are issued as a video with voice, text, and American Sign

Lifetime Without Walls Spring Schedule

Lifetime Connections Without Walls Spring 2024 Schedule is now available, April 1 - June 30, 2024. Highlights include: Art Spark Texas workshop: Animal Friends Older Americans Month What is Pride Month Celebrating Juneteenth Hearing God's Voice Health & Wellness Series: Mobility & Flexibility for Injury Prevention, Brain Health, Sleep Health Nutrition Series: Inflammation, Gut Health,

Games for Life

The Games for Life provides residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities a friendly and competitive environment to participate in sporting activities. The event also encourages community involvement and promotes awareness of the importance of life-enriching activities in long-term care. The Games for Life is looking for volunteers for their events on Friday &

In Memory of Della Sprager

In Memory of Della Sprager It is with much sadness that we share with you the passing away of former co-worker and friend, Della Sprager. Della worked for Travis County for 15 years. She created and maintained the Childhood Immunization Program for the Travis County RSVP program and she was dedicated to educating young mothers

Emergency Preparedness Pop-Up

Make emergency preparedness your superpower! The City of Austin is hosting monthly Emergency Preparedness Pop-Up events in each of Austin’s 10 City Council Districts throughout 2024! These events are open to the public and designed to help equip Austinites with the information, tools, and resources needed to prepare before an emergency. The first 50 guests

State of LGBT+ Aging Survey

This research study focuses on learning more about LGBTQ+ people aged 50 and older across the country, including their experiences, needs, and resiliencies as they get older. The information you provide about your experiences will help to identify what kinds of healthcare and related services may be important for LGBTQ+ older people from diverse backgrounds.

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