Archive February 2020

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Learn how TCARE Can Help Your Agency Meet the Needs of Caregivers

A recent n4a webinar highlighted the ways TCARE, an n4a Preferred Provider, can help your agency support your community’s caregivers.

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: County of San Diego Aging & Independence Services Offers a Camping Event for Kinship Families

Learn how a AAA collaborated with a team of diverse partners to offer an annual camping event for kinship caregivers and the children they care for.

President's Budget Undermines Aging Programs

Earlier this week, the president released a budget request to Congress that would make significant cuts to discretionary and mandatory programs supporting older adults. While most OAA programs were spared cuts, a few were hit hard and a budget that rolls back vital block grant programs and Medicaid and other safety net programs would have serious consequences for older adults and caregivers.

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Area Agency on Aging Region 9 Works to Create a More Age-Sensitive and Friendly Culture

Learn how a AAA partnered with a local college to provide age-sensitivity training to high school and college students, helping to bridge generational gaps and increase sensitivity to the community’s older adults.

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Pima Council on Aging Helps Older Adults and Their Pets

Learn how a AAA partnered with the animal welfare community to help keep pets with their owners and ensure older adults and their pets receive proper nutrition.

Last Day to Submit Comments to Federal Family Caregiving Advisory Councils

Today is the last day for consumers, agencies and other stakeholders to submit comments that will inform the work of the RAISE Family Caregiving and Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Advisory Councils as they create national strategies to support family caregivers.