2020 News Archive

2020 Media Releases and Statements

Latest COVID-19 Relief Package Leaves At-Risk Older Adults Stranded | December 21, 2020

Connecting Older Adults to Programs that Foster Social Connection While Reducing Social Isolation and Loneliness is the Topic of 2020 Home for the Holidays Campaign | December 10, 2020

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center's Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Will Expand Transportation Opportunities in 10 Communities Across the Country | October 23, 2020

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Awarded Grant to Build Upon its Work to Reduce Social Isolation Among Older Adults, Caregivers | September 24, 2020

Aging and Disability Business Institute Honors JASA with The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award | September 23, 2020

n4a Honors Innovative Programs that Promote Succesful Aging at Home and in the Community | September 22, 2020

New Report Sheds Light on Critical Need for Aging Services | July 30, 2020

Area Agencies on Aging Play a Key Role in Adressing Needs of Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic | July 8, 2020

Statement of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging on its Commitment to Equality and Diversity | June 5, 2020

Tivity Health, n4a and NANASP Partner to Provide Senior Nutrition During COVID-19 Crisis | May 1, 2020

New Report Highlights Important Role Eldercare Locator Plays in Connecting Older Adults and Caregivers to Local Resources in the Community | April 23, 2020

Statement by n4a CEO Sandy Markwood on President Trump Signing the Older Americans Act Reauthorization into Law | March 25, 2020

A Personal Message from n4a CEO Sandy Markwood on the COVID-19 Crisis | March 23, 2020

House Passes Older Americans Reauthorization Bill; Legislation Heads to White House for President’s Signature | March 11, 2020

Senate Passage of Older Americans Act Reauthorization Underscores Need for Services that Support Older Adults | March 3, 2020

2020 News Stories 

Older adults are more at risk of social isolation and its health effects during pandemic
December 24, 2020 | WTOP

Reducing Social Isolation and Loneliness
December 20, 2020 | Today's Caregiver

Helping Seniors to Age in Place – Residential Renovations
December 15, 2020 | Splash Magazines

JABA Joins National Campaign to Raise Awareness of Local Programs to Address Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older Adults and Caregivers
December 11, 2020 | JABA

Keep connected during holiday while staying safe
December 9, 2020 | Observer Today

Generations Joins National Campaign to Raise Awareness of Social Isolation and Lonliness Among Older Adults and Caregivers
December 4, 2020 | Washington Times Herald

10 Resources for Caregivers and Their Families
December 3, 2020 | The Mighty

Forced to Retire? It Might Not Be as Bad as You Fear
December 3, 2020 | The Wall Street Journal

The One Thing Caregivers Tend to Neglect
December 2, 2020 | O, The Oprah Magazine

Learn signs of elder abuse and how to put an end to it
November 3, 2020 | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Savy Senior - How to Recognize and Stop Elder Abuse in the COVID-19 Era
October 25, 2020 | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Savy Senior - How to Recognize and Stop Elder Abuse in the COVID Era
October 1, 2020 | Tri County Sentry

Gray Matters: Ageism, ableism live "just around the block"
September 29, 2020 | Times Standard

Sandwich Generation Faces Caregiving Challenges 
August 26, 2020 | Kiplinger

Isolation, Disruption and Confusion: Coping with Dementia During a Pandemic
August 18, 2020 | Kaiser Health News

How to Take Care of Yourself as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver
August 12, 2020 | Guideposts

Where Family Caregivers Can Get Financial Assistance 
August 5, 2020 | Forbes

How to Help Older, Isolated Adults
August 3, 2020 | The Street

During COVID-19, a Catch-22 for grandfamilies
July 22, 2020 | Star Tribune

Community Care Corps funds volunteer programs to aid struggling caregivers, older adults and persons with disabilities 
July 16, 2020 | Lake County News

Tips for Keeping Older Adults Connected
July 15, 2020 | Hunt Regional Healthcare

Elder abuse appears to be climbing during the pandemic, experts say
June 23, 2020 | PBS News Hour

Like Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse Appears To Be Climbing Too
June 18, 2020 | Forbes

The Most Costly Chronic Medical Condition in America: Experts Talk About the Rural Aspects of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
June 17, 2020 | The Rural Monitor

Engage Virtually: Tips for keeping older adults connected
June 15, 2020 | eLiving Today

Fast-Track Innovation: Area Agencies on Aging Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 9, 2020 | Journal of Aging and Social Policy

How to prepare someone with Alzheimer's for hospitalization during COVID-19
April 22, 2020 | NBC15 - Madison, WI

Pandemic Sparks Surge in Demand for Senior Meal Deliveries
April 21, 2020 | U.S. News & World Report

You Can Still Find Volunteer Opportunities During Coronavirus Using These Tips
April 19, 2020 | Refinery29

8 warning signs of health problems in parents
April 14, 2020 | Gannett Co., Inc.

COVID-19 cautions extended
April 13, 2020 | Coeur d'Alene Press 

COVID-19 scams target seniors
April 12, 2020 | Go Erie

To Support Older Adults Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic, Look to Area Agencies On Aging
April 8, 2020 | Health Affairs 

Hospitals benefit from partnering with local agencies for older adults
April 6, 2020 | Modern Healthcare

Linking Health And Social Services Through Area Agencies On Aging Is Associated With Lower Health Care Use And Spending
April 6, 2020 | Health Affairs

Navigating New Rules for Visiting Nursing Home Residents Near Death
March 30, 2020 | AARP

The Hope Gap: A Glimmer of Good News From Capitol Hill & White House
March 28, 2020 | Forbes

Guest Column: Have a care plan in place for elders during coronavirus outbreak
March 27, 2020 | The Spokesman-Review 

Pandemic forces family members into new role: Caregivers for elderly loved ones
March 23, 2020 | Washington Post 

Coping with Isolation During the Coronavirus Outreach
March 23, 2020 | AARP

Your COVID-19 Care Package From Us NOW
March 23, 2020 | Forbes

Amid Pandemic, Programs Struggle To Reach Vulnerable Seniors Living At Home
March 18, 2020 | Kaiser Health News

As Coronavirus Rages On, How to (Safely) Help Elderly People
March 16, 2020 | Glamour

Tens Of Thousands Of Massachusetts Seniors At Risk Of Losing Critical Services
March 16, 2020 | WGBH

Kaine, Durbin bill to provide support to caregivers passes Senate
March 5, 2020 | Augusta Free Press

We’re about to get really old, really fast. Is Orange County, and the state, ready?
February 28, 2020 | Orange County Register

To Help Seniors, Baltimore Program Pairs Medical Care With Home Repair
February 26, 2020 | U.S. News and World Report

8 warning signs of health problems and how you can help aging parents
February 13, 2020 | Mayo Clinic News Network

Who Is Caring for the Caregivers?
Feburary 13, 2020 | Healthy Women

Group Homes an Alternative for Seniors Who Can't Age in Place
February 12, 2020 | AARP

Everyday costs for county seniors high
February 11, 2020 | The Maui News

Aging Parents: 8 Warning Signs of Health Problems
February 10, 2020 | Mayo Clinic News Network

Respite for Two
February 10, 2020 | Today's Caregiver

Transportation: What Caregivers Need to Know
January 17, 2020 | AARP

Why Not Both?: A New Approach To Caring For Our Aging Loved Ones
January 16, 2020 | Forbes

Understanding how customers feel about paratransit will help us fix it
January 14, 2020 | Metro for Transit and Motorcoach Business

Finding the Right Long-Term Care for Your Loved One
January 13, 2020 | AARP

Annie's Mailbox
January 10, 2020 | Creators

New Year, New Attitude
January 3, 2020 | Thrive Global