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CAPCOG launches Text to 9-1-1 region wide


The Capital Area Council of Governments has deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide after successfully testing for the region’s 31 public safety answering points (PSAPs), or 9-1-1 call centers, capability to receive and respond to SMS text messages. The service is now activated on the four major cellphone service providers —Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility,...
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AGE of Central Texas Offering Free Caregiver Seminar on “Medicare/Medicaid Updates – Insurance Options for Seniors” in Austin and Round Rock


AGE of Central Texas will host the free caregiver support seminar “Can Someone Please Tell Me the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?” in November.  With open enrollment for Medicare running November 1st through December 7th, this timely seminar will be presented by healthcare lawyer Trelisha Brown from the Texas Legal Services Center, discussing the specifics of both Medicare and...
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Senior Superfoods


What is a superfood? Is it something, like Superman, that changes identity in order to save the world? Well, not exactly. Spinach was introduced in the 1950s as the first Superfood (remember Popeye?). The Superfoods that are emerging today don’t have a whole cartoon series to promote them, but many of them are getting lots of cheerleading from different areas. And sometimes...
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