Save-the-Date for the 9th Annual Healthy Lives Matter Prostate Cancer Screening Event
Join Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks on Saturday, February 18, 2023 for the 9th Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Event, a Healthy Lives Matter Initiative. A free meal will be provided for this educational event at Moncrief Cancer Institute.
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Precinct 1 stretches from the Southwest corner of the county, beginning west of Benbrook, following Fort Worth neighborhoods to north of Arlington then south toward Everman, Forest Hill, Town of Edgecliff Village, Crowley and Burleson. Precinct 1 combines urban and rural communities along with diversity of its citizenry.
6th Annual Healthy Lives Matter Alzheimer's Education Seminar
The 6th Annual Healthy Lives Matter Virtual Alzheimer’s Education Seminar was held on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Dementia support topics and other essential resources for family caregivers and healthcare professionals were offered free of charge.
Sessions included a focus on Alzheimer’s disease in African Americans, music therapy, advance care planning, understanding hospice care, and Alzheimer’s legislation and policy. Commissioner Brooks shared his own personal story as a caregiver and how this devastating disease not only impacts a family or a community, but an entire nation.
The event was made possible and offered free of charge by the generous support of our partners and sponsors: Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus, Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter, United Way Area Agency on Aging, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Dementia-Friendly Fort Worth,, H.I.S. Cornerstone, United Healthcare, and Siebert Williams Shank.
Thank you for making our 6th annual event a tremendous success!
7th Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Virtual Event
On Saturday, February 13, 2021, Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks held the 7th Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Event, a Healthy Lives Matter Initiative. The event went virtual this year and provided 142 men with educational information and labwork at no cost.
Visit the Healthy Lives Matter Initiative YouTube page to view all past and recent educational videos.
Healthy Lives Matter Alzheimer's Education Seminar
The 5th Annual Healthy Lives Matter Virtual Alzheimer’s Education Seminar was held on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Over 90 participants joined in our first ever virtual event offering dementia support topics and other essential resources for family caregivers and healthcare professionals.
Sessions included a focus on brain health, caregiver life balance, advance care planning, elder abuse/elder fraud, Alzheimer’s risks in women, and building a more dementia-friendly community. Commissioner Brooks shared his own personal story as a caregiver and how this devastating disease not only impacts a family or a community, but an entire nation.
The event was made possible and offered free of charge by the generous support of our partners and sponsors: Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter, United Way Area Agency on Aging, University of North Texas Health Science Center (Center for Geriatrics), Dementia-Friendly Fort Worth, United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Texas Health Resources, and Baylor Scott & White.
Thank you for making our 5th annual event a tremendous success!
How Tarrant County is Preparing for the 2020 Census
The next national Census will be taking place in April 2020. Every 10 years, all U.S. residents, regardless of citizenship status, are required to be counted. Tarrant County is working with area cities and local partners to encourage everyone, including those who live in hard-to-count areas, to take part.
Why is it important?
The Census impacts federal funding, the number of Congressional seats for each state, redistricting, economic development and quality of life. But the Census is legally bound not to share your information with other government agencies.
What to expect in the mail
On or between, you will receive:
An invitation to respond online to the 2020 Census. (Some households will also receive paper questionnaires.)
A reminder letter.
If you have not responded yet:
March 26-April 3
A reminder postcard.
A reminder letter and paper questionnaire.
A final reminder postcard before we follow up in person.
For more information about the 2020 Census please click here.
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