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October 2016

AustinUP Wellness Focus Group and Introduction to Mindfulness

October 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dell Children’s Medical Center – Pat Hays Auditorium, 4900 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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This is a two-hour session that will include a mini focus group about how the 55+ community defines and maintains wellness plus an Introduction to Mindfulness session, hosted by Geeta Cowlagi.

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February 2017

Dr. Atul Gawande Webcast Watch Party

February 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sonesta Hotel, 12525 Bee Cave Parkway Bee Cave, TX 78738
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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“The Value of Community and Choice as We Grow Older” is a live webcast conversation and Q&A with Dr. Gawande. It will be moderated by Robin Young, host of NPR’s Here & Now, and will feature a discussion on aging, living life with purpose, and transforming the possibilities for the later chapters of our lives. The event will be simulcast live from Boston to more than 150 nonprofit village organizations across the country, including Capital City Village here in Austin. Attendance is limited.

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55+ in ATX Job Fair

February 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westminster Senior Living, 4100 Jackson Ave.
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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A free expo to match available job opportunities with workers who are 55 and older will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Westminster Senior Living, 4100 Jackson Avenue in Austin. It will be the first in a series of job fairs AustinUP is planning for 2017 to help potential employees connect with employers located in or close to their neighborhoods.

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May 2017

ATX Aging & Innovation Summit

May 4, 2017
Dell Medical School Health Learning Building (HLB), 1501 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The 2017 ATX Aging & Innovation Summit, being held at Dell Medical School on May 4, will include entrepreneurs, academics, practitioners and investors who will discuss the newest trends and spotlight some of the most significant innovations in the aging/tech space; explore current and future demand for services and technology in this growing and underserved market; provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs, businesses and investors to engage; and create a dynamic forum for entrepreneurs to “pitch” their businesses.

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LGBT Coalition on Aging General Meeting

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leadership Austin, 1609 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 202
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The next general meeting of the LGBT Coalition on Aging will be Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Leadership Austin, 1609 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 202, Austin, TX 78701. For additional information about the LGBT Coalition on Aging, please visit their website.

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November 2017

Hands-on Tech Generations Mixer

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
b8ta, 11701 Domain Blvd., Ste. 174
Austin, TX 78758 United States
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AustinUP is hosting a FREE generations mixer at the new and innovative b8ta store in the Domain NORTHSIDE. Come learn about AustinUP and explore new technology!

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November 55+ in ATX Job Fair

November 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atria at the Arboretum, 9306 Great Hills Trail
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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AustinUP is hosting a series of free job fairs in 2017 to match available job opportunities with workers who are 55 and older. Our next event is November 9 at Atria at the Arboretum!

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February 2018

AustinUP 50+ in ATX Job Fair

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. James Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd.
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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AustinUP, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is planning four job fairs in 2018 to match available job opportunities with workers who are 50+. The events will be held in four different locations to help potential employees connect with employers located in or close to their neighborhoods. Admission is free for attendees and $50 for employers (exhibitors). By creating these job fair opportunities, 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.

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April 2018
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Livability for Longevity Symposium

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall, 2300 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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This is a free event hosted by AustinUP and the LBJ School of Public Affairs to explore projects and policies designed to serve the current and future needs of older adults in our community, including elements of the Age-friendly Austin Action Plan related to affordable housing, healthcare, workforce development and more. Space is limited!

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May 2018

AustinUP 50+ in ATX Job Fair – Sunset Valley

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brodie Homestead, 5211 Brodie Lane
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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The Austin area has long been one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. What most people don’t know is that while our overall population grew nearly 40% between 2000 and 2010, the number of us over the age of 55 grew by 80%. Today, the Austin area has the nation’s fastest-growing population of people between 55 and 64, and the second fastest-growing population of people 65 and over. And many of these newcomers are looking for work. AustinUP,…

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