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Archive November 2019

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Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.

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 Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.’s Aging and Addicted: There’s a New Face to Opioid Addiction . . . And It’s Older program. The agency was a 2019 Aging Innovations Award winner in the Healthy Aging category.

Federal Partners Visit n4a

On Monday, Assistant Secretary on Aging Lance Robertson visited the n4a office, bringing with him several leaders on his ACL team, for a discussion of our shared missions to advance community options for older adults and their caregivers.

Elder Index Offers Economic Security Data for Planning, Advocacy

This week, the Gerontology Institute of the University of Massachusetts Boston released new tools that can help n4a members and other advocates show what it takes to live in economic security in later years. The new Elder Index’s easy-to-access data on the costs of living for older adults can be run based on county or state.

Support AAAs This #GivingTuesday

With Thanksgiving around the corner, #GivingTuesday isn’t far behind. Each year on this annual day of giving, n4a encourages members and allies to contribute to n4a’s Disaster Relief Fund, which aids AAA and Title VI programs in directly assisting older adults in communities that have been affected by disasters.

Apply Now for the 2020 Network Operations Learning Collaborative

n4a's Aging and Disability Business Institute is accepting applications from AAAs and other CBOs that would like to participate in a learning collaborative focused on building the operations and sustainability of their integrated care networks for the delivery of home and community-based services through contracts with health care entities.

Short-Term Federal Funding Measure Averts Shutdown

This week, lawmakers and the White House agreed on a second round of short-term federal funding to keep the government operating until December 20.

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Dallas 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 Dallas Area Agency on Aging’s A “Lyft” at Your Service program. The agency was a 2019 Aging Innovations Award winner in the Transportation and Mobility category.

Apply to Join the 2020 Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative

Interested in new opportunities to provide home and community-based services and supports to older adults by contracting with Medicare Advantage plans? n4a’s Aging and Disability Business Institute and the National Council on Aging held an informational webinar to help AAAs and other CBOs learn what to expect and how to apply for the 2020 Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative.

New Initiative to Create Nationwide Care Corps

n4a, the Oasis Institute, the Caregiver Action Network and the Altarum Institute have joined forces on an initiative to create the country’s first Community Care Corps. The new initiative will foster innovative models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults or people with disabilities with non-medical care to help them maintain their independence while living in the community.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Forum Recap

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging highlighted the topic of dementia friendly communities during its annual Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Forum in Harrisburg, PA earlier this week. The Forum was kicked off by the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Robert Torres, who remarked that more than 280,000 Pennsylvanians are living with dementia and that over 676,000 care partners support this population. He also noted that he is a card-carrying Dementia Friend.
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