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AARP to Host Cross-Generational 'Life Festival' in San Antonio May 15-16
Date:4/27/2009

Event Will Feature Nearly 100 Exhibits, Forums on Health Care and Financial Security, Job Fair for Older Workers, Free Health Screenings and Top Musicians

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SAN ANTONIO, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP, the world's largest advocacy organization for people age 50+, today announced it will bring its first ever "Life Festival" event to San Antonio on May 15-16. The two-day, cross-generational celebration will feature high-profile speakers addressing health, wellness and financial security topics, exhibits, free health screenings, a job fair, and a banner weekend of musical entertainment. UnitedHealth Group has signed on as the premier sponsor for the AARP Life Festival.

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"At a time when our country is in the middle of an economic slump and the health care crisis is at an all time high, we hope to help the people of San Antonio navigate these uncertain times by delivering relevant information and resources," said AARP Texas State Director Bob Jackson. "AARP is committed to improving the quality of life for Americans of all ages and the festival is just one more way we are able to connect with them on a one-to-one basis and arm them with the tools they need."

The festival will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and is free to all AARP members and only $10 for non-members age 40 and up (includes a 1-year AARP membership, a $16 value). Featured speakers include:

  • Sandra Cisneros, writer best known for her acclaimed novel The House on Mango Street (1984) and her subsequent short story collection Woman Hollerin
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