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Media Releases and Statements


8 in 10 Older Americans Believe They Are Prepared to Age Well, But Need Help Understanding Their Benefits and Navigating the Health Care System​
September 25, 2019

House Committee Passes Bill to Reauthorize the Older Americans Act

September 18, 2019

n4a President Will Represent the Interests of Area Agencies on Aging on Family Caregiving Advisory Council

August 16, 2019

Aging and Disability Business Institute Honors Institute on Aging with The John A. Hartford Foundation 2019 Business Innovation Award
July 30, 2019

n4a Honors Innovative Programs that Promote Successful Aging in America
July 29, 2019

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Awarded Grant to Continue Business Acumen Training for Community-Based Aging and Disability Organizations
March 29, 2019

NADTC Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Support Transportation Projects in Five Communities
March 27 , 2019

Growing Numbers of Older Adults Create Escalating Demand for Older Americans Act Services
March 21, 2019

News Stories

Home sharing programs can help seniors find renters

September 20, 2019 | The Daily Record

Annie's Mailbox for 8/30/2019

August 30, 2019 | Arcamax

Young mom wants to repair fractured family
August 26 | Holland Sentinel

Somers Point becomes N.J.'s first Dementia Friendly city; backs support for socialization for patients, caregivers

August 22 | The Current

Combating Social Isolation Among Older Adults at the 2019 N4A Conference

August 19, 2019 | SmartSimple

With no dementia cure in sight, it’s time for communities to become dementia friendly
August 14, 2019 | Stat News

Campus Dining Program Receives Prestigious Award

August 13, 2019 | WMFD 

Aging in Place Programs That Really Work

August 13, 2019 | Next Avenue

Juniper program receives national Aging Innovations Award
August 7, 2019 | International Falls Journal

Briefly Noted: Shawnee Police Department hosting National Night Out
August 6, 2019 | Shawnee Mission Post

Area Office on Aging receives national award for efforts to prevent opioid addiction

July 30, 2019 | 24 News

Ask Mr. Dad: Welcome to the sandwich generation

July 16, 2019 | The Herald

Seniors remain at risk for financial exploitation

June 22, 2019 | Gettysburg Times

Q&A: Elder Abuse With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley
June 21, 2019 | Reinbeck Courier

Cross-Sector Collaborations To Decrease Loneliness And Social Isolation In Older Adults
June 20, 2019 | Health Affairs

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse

June 19, 2019 | Fox News

San Antonio now a Dementia Friendly City

June 15, 2019 | UT Health San Antonio

Morrison column: Elderly need help to guard against abuse and neglect

June 13, 2019 | Carolina Gateway, written by the Catawba Area Agency on Aging, an n4a member

Where To Find Help For Difficult Caregiving Tasks

June 5, 2019 | Next Avenue

Retiring to Become a Caregiver
May 9, 2019 | Kiplinger

Senior Life: Promoting Senior Wellness - Navigating the Journey of Aging
April 10, 2019 | The Trentonian

A Concierge Style Approach Helps Caregivers Navigate the Market
April 1, 2019 | Stria News

Haims: The rewards of helping others (column)
March 25, 2019 | Vail Daily News

Let's Talk About Caregiver Stress — And 6 Ways to Avoid Burnout
March 14, 2019 | First for Women

16-Year-Old Author Writes Story of Love and Dementia
March 4, 2019 | Next Avenue

For Aging Solutions, Think Local
March 1, 2019 | Stria News

Understanding dementia better facilitates care
February 27, 2019 | Shelby News

Wanted: Elder transportation solutions
January 30, 2019 | Marketplace

Transportation Services Help Home Care Forge Hospital Ties, Can Drive Revenue
January 17, 2019 | Homecare Health News

The Transportation Quandary for Older and Disabled People Is Two-Fold
January 6, 2019 | Route Fifty

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