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Archive September 2018

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Dementia Friendly Wyoming Develops Innovative Partnership with Local Home Depot

Dementia Friendly Wyoming (DFW), a program of the Hub on Smith and a grant recipient from the Administration for Community Living, is partnering with their local Home Depot store to develop a home safety educational campaign for people living with dementia.

Congress Finalizes FY 2019 Funding for OAA and Other Aging Programs

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted 361-61 to send to the President’s desk a bill funding the bulk of defense and non-defense discretionary programs and providing stop-gap funding to keep remaining agencies functioning through December 7. 

Details Emerge on Immigration Proposal That Could Affect Older Adults

A forthcoming Trump Administration proposed rule would make it more difficult to obtain admission to legal permanent residency in the U.S. and could have implications for deportation decisions. n4a and other advocacy organizations are analyzing exactly what these changes could mean for older adults and caregivers.

Spotlight on Innovation: Awakenings Victim Outreach

We're highlighting the cutting-edge programs and successful strategies used by the 2018 recipients of n4a's Aging Innovations Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week we're focusing on Area Agency on Aging 3, winner in the Elder Abuse Prevention category.

Spotlight on Innovation: CareAware - Help and Hope for Family Caregivers

We're highlighting the cutting-edge programs and successful strategies used by the 2018 recipients of n4a's Aging Innovations Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week we're focusing on CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions, winner in the Caregiving category.

Participate in National Good Neighbor Day

  • By: n4a
  • On: 09/21/2018 09:36:44
  • In: News
n4a is joining the AARP Foundation’s Connect2Affect initiative in celebrating National Good Neighbor Day, which will take place on Friday, September 28. The day will kick off a weekend of activities to encourage communities around the country to say “Hello” and reconnect with their neighbors—particularly older adults living in the community.

National Medicare Education Week Launches Tomorrow!

National Medicare Education Week (NMEW) kicks off tomorrow! Don't miss your chance to get involved and ensure that your staff know the answers to tough questions about signing up for Medicare this fall.

Spotlight on Innovation: Older Workers Employment Program

We're highlighting the cutting-edge programs and successful strategies used by the 2018 recipients of n4a's Aging Innovations Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week's focus is on the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging, winner in the Economic Security category.

Details Announced on Full-Year FY 2019 Funding for OAA

Late Thursday night, lawmakers released details on a final FY 2019 federal funding agreement for the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services—including funding for Older Americans Act and other federal aging programs.

Business Institute Accepting Applications for Health Information Technology Learning Collaborative

n4a’s Aging and Disability Business Institute is excited to announce a call for applications for AAAs and other community-based organizations (CBOs) to participate in a new learning collaborative that will assist them in making strategic decisions around investing in health information technology systems to collect, manage and analyze service data while enhancing program quality, client satisfaction and service reimbursement.
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