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ATX Aging & Innovation Summit 2019

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In this, AustinUP’s third annual Aging & Innovation Summit, we will explore themes of equity, diversity and intergenerational community engagement with a goal of expanding aging innovation in Austin. We welcome entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, city leaders, business leaders, nonprofits, older adults, caregivers and individuals interested in the aging conversation.

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Livability for Longevity Symposium 2019

A FREE event hosted by AustinUP, the City of Austin Commission on Seniors and the LBJ School of Public Affairs to explore policy and planning for an Age-friendly Austin. Lunch is included.

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Livability for Longevity Symposium

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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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The Shape of Things to Come

SXSW Interactive 2016 provided many opportunities to learn about medical and technology innovation related to aging. It was an adventure that left us feeling hopeful about the future of aging. Panels and presenters discussed: “Personal assistants” that include Apple’s Siri and “smart

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AustinUP Focus Group Highlights: Age-friendly Neighborhoods

AustinUP hosted a focus group on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Wildflower Terrace in the Mueller neighborhood. We welcomed 34 participants. Mary Anne Connolly, principal at MACMedia and founder of @changehoweage Twitter and Facebook feeds, facilitated a 90-minute discussion about the

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