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Archive November 2019

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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.

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

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 Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia's Health Empowerment Program. The agency was a 2019 Aging Innovations Award winner in the Health-LTSS Integration category.

Join Aging Network Advocates in DC Next Spring!

Registration for the 2020 n4a Aging Policy Briefing & Capitol Hill Day is open! Join hundreds of other local aging advocates to hear about the latest health and aging policy updates in Washington, DC, March 17-18, 2020.

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living

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 KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living’s Fan Fair program. The agency was a 2019 Aging Innovations Award winner in the Healthy Aging category.

The Census is Coming!

With the 2020 Census just around the corner, many n4a members want to take action to ensure that the older adults and caregivers they serve will be counted. Census data is factored into a tremendous number of policy actions and funding formulas, at the federal but also at state and local levels, so it’s important that everyone living in the United States on April 1, 2020 is counted.  

New Report on Dementia and Brain Health Now Available

Our newest report illustrates how AAAs are responding to the needs of the growing numbers of individuals living with dementia and their caregivers—and how AAAs are addressing the emerging topic of brain health.

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