Austin Varsity Games

November 2022 will mark the return of the Austin Varsity Games. The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department and Aging is Cool, along with our partners, will bring active, older adults together to compete in four days of Olympic-style games.This year’s Austin Varsity Games takes place November 3-6, 2022 and features 13 different types of sport, leisure and field competitions. 

2022 Events

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November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This year’s focus is on managing diabetes by building your health care team.

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. It affects about 37 million Americans, including […]

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop (Online)

This program emphasizes the skills needed in day-to-day pain management to maintain or increase activity and live a healthy life.

You will learn:

Techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolationMoving easy exercises and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and enduranceAppropriate use of medicationsPacing activity and restCommunicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals

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We’re Changing Our Name to engAGE Travis County

Starting September 1, 2022 the Coming of Age program will now be called engAGE Travis County.

To better understand our name change, here is the history of our program and where we’re headed next. 

In 1972, Travis County applied for a federal Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) grant.  RSVP was established locally that same year with Travis […]