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Archive September 2019

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Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Aging Ahead

We're proud to highlight the award-winning work of the 2019 winners of n4a's Aging Innovations and Achievement Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week, we are focusing on Aging Ahead’s Aging Ahead at HomeBringing Resources to Your Door program. The agency was a 2019 Aging Innovations Award winner in the Information and Referral category.

On Social Media? Share Your Agency's Handles With Us!

Help ensure n4a is connected with your agency on social media! If your agency has a Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn account, let us know! Send us an email with your social media handles to us directly or add them to your agency’s account on n4a’s website. You can also tag us in a post so we know how to find you.

Aging and Disability Business Institute Talks Medicare Advantage at DC Roundtable

Earlier this week, n4a’s Aging and Disability Business Institute joined with the American Society on Aging for a roundtable, Medicare Advantage and Community-Based Organizations: Opportunities and Challenges in Caring for People with Complex Needs

Congress Returns to a Packed Fall Calendar

After a five-week recess, the House and Senate returned to Washington—and to a full slate of legislative responsibilities. Finalizing federal funding for FY 2020, including for OAA and other aging programs, tops that list.

AAA Directors: Today's the Last Day to Complete the 2019 AAA National Survey!

Thanks to the many of you who have already completed the 2019 AAA National Survey! In doing so, you have supported n4a and ACL in understanding trends in services, funding and the challenges that AAAs are addressing in their communities. For those of you who haven’t—this is your last chance to support your colleagues in strengthening the Aging Network by sharing your insights and completing the survey!

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging

We're proud to highlight the award-winning work of the 2019 winners of n4a's Aging Innovations and Achievement Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week, we are focusing on the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging's Juniper—Your Health. Your Community program. The agency was a 2019 Aging Innovations Award winner in the Healthy Aging category.

AIRS Certification for Call Center Staff

Certifications from the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems can help your AAA’s front-line staff address the needs of consumers contacting your agency. The certifications have new names but maintain the same requirements. 

Catch n4a staff at SE4A!

Attending next week’s Southeastern Association for Area Agencies on Aging Conference? If so, check out the many presentations by n4a staff, including n4a CEO Sandy Markwood! SE4A is the regional association for AAAs located in the nine southeastern states of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia.

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