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LGBT Coalition on Aging General Meeting

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

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ATX Aging & Innovation Summit

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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55+ in ATX Job Fair Series

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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 final event of the year is coming up on November 9, 10 a.m. – 12 noon, at

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55+ in ATX Job Fair

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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55+ in ATX: Job & Volunteer Fair

“55+ in ATX: Job & Volunteer Fair” is a FREE event for both attendees and exhibitors. A first-time, city-wide effort, the goal of this expo is to match available jobs and volunteer opportunities with workers who are 55 and older.

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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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