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In Memoriam: Dr. John (Jack) Wilson

United Way of Tarrant County mourns the passing of Dr. John (Jack) Wilson of Arlington, who passed away June 23. “He was a wonderful and caring person and an outstanding United Way and Area Agency on Aging volunteer,” said United Way CEO Tim McKinney. “His […]

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UW Partnerships Expand Reach of Health Programs

Over the past six years, the United Way of Tarrant County has developed partnerships with four local hospital systems to implement evidence-based programs that continue to improve the quality of life for older adults all across Tarrant County. Joining hands with Texas Health Resources, JPS […]

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Your Health Illiteracy Could Be Costing You

If you’re reading this, you probably don’t consider yourself illiterate. But the truth is, when it comes to your own health care, you might be – and it might be costing you. According to the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas, more than 3 million Texans […]

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Did you know that every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation? And for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, experts believe that as many as 23 go unreported? At the United Way of Tarrant […]

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Changing Lives Through Volunteering

This month United Way and its Area Agency on Aging honored individuals and companies for outstanding volunteer work. Matt McEntire of Fort Worth and Susan Musfeldt of Arlington (both shown at left) received the Outstanding Older American Award and Outstanding Advocate for Older Americans Award, […]

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Expert Praises UWTC’s Role in Healthy Aging

United Way of Tarrant County is focused on improving Tarrant County. Our LIVE WELL initiative features programs and services for adults with ongoing health concerns. United Way also houses the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County, which focuses on older adults and people with disabilities. […]

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