AustinUP is a community alliance committed to making Central Texas a place where older adults live full, engaged lives.
What we believe:
- We need to retire the word retired.
- As long as our hearts are beating, we must engage in the world around us.
- Older adults are an invaluable community resource, waiting to be tapped.
Our vision is to create a region that responds to aging as a dynamic rather than a stagnant force. We are all aging, all the time. And we want to make Central Texas a place that supports each of us, at every age.
Because our community is changing – and it’s not just how you think.
With more than 150 attendees at the April 3 Livability for Longevity Symposium, the Bass Lecture Hall at the LBJ School of Public Affairs was close to capacity. Between opening remarks from Council Member Alison Alter (District 10) about Austin’s…
AustinUP is hosting a series of job fairs in 2019 to match available job opportunities with workers who are 50+. By creating these job fair events, AustinUP is working to enlighten business leaders and human resource directors about the strengths of older adults in the workplace, as well as the value of a multigenerational workforce.
AustinUP Business MembersAustinUP’s business members help support our work in the community.
Founding MembersWe are grateful to our founding members for helping AustinUP get started.