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As we reflect on this past year, we are proud of our activities and accomplishments. We also are extremely grateful to our AustinUP community, as well as our sponsors and business members.

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We’re excited to introduce our three newest AustinUP Board members: John Brown began his career in the pharmacy retail drugstore business. He spent 36 years with one company, and had the opportunity to learn and grow as the Austin area continued …

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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.

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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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The Milken Institute released its “Best Cities for Successful Aging” report this week, with major nods to Austin and AustinUP. Take a look at page 18 of the report to see Austin listed #6 in the Top 20 Large Metros. Then scroll …

Best Cities for Successful Aging: Austin and AustinUP Make the List Read More »

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AustinUP is truly fortunate to have such an outstanding Board of Directors. Today, we are happy to announce some new roles and new faces. Dr. Mark Carlson (Geriatrician and Founder/Director of Be Well MD) now serves as Chair. Cyndi Cummings (owner, Cummings …

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As the year winds down, I am feeling grateful to everyone in our AustinUP online community for your interest and enthusiasm. But today, I will kindly request a little more of you. I am asking for your financial support of …

Your Tax-deductible Donation Supports the Future of Aging in Austin! Read More »

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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 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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