In a quest to make Denton a better place for older residents to live, the University of North Texas, as part of the Aging Texas Well Community Assessment Toolkit project, is conducting a series of forums to get input from residents about:
While residents of all ages are to give their feedback, input is especially sought from Denton residents age 60 and older.
Upcoming forums will focus on:
Community supports and services for Denton residents over age 60
Friday, March 7
10 a.m. – Noon
Health care, including mental health and substance abuse services for older adults
Thursday, March 27
Housing for older adults
Friday, April 11
All forums will be held at:
City Council Work Session Meeting Room
Denton City Hall
215 E. McKinney
Denton, TX 76201
Please call Julia Wolfe at 940-784-3780 to register to attend.
These forums are part of a two-year Aging Texas Well Community Assessment Toolkit project funded by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) and the North Central Texas Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging working in partnership with the University of North Texas and Age Well Live Well Denton.
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You are welcome to directly e-mail Aging Texas Well at email@example.com.