Month: May 2021

AAACAP Health & Wellness Program offers free interventions

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Wouldn’t it be great if there were free, evidenced-based courses that were proven to prevent falls or manage chronic conditions? These courses are indeed available in your community through AAACAP’s Health and Wellness program. Programs such as A Matter of Balance, Diabetes

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Older Americans Month showcases strength

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month. The 2021 theme, Communities of Strength, the important role older adults play in fostering the connection and engagement that

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AAACAP, ADRC launch e-newsletter

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The Capital Area Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) have launched their very first e-newsletter to bring valuable information to the communities they serve throughout the Capital Area Council

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GLO announces $70 mil to CAPCOG region

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The Texas General Land Office (GLO) announced today that seven local governments in the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) region were awarded $70.53 million as part of $1 billion in Hurricane Harvey recovery aid for areas impacted by the

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CAPCOG, RETF restart basic environmental law training

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CAPCOG and the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) will conduct their first basic environmental course on July 29, 2021 in Luling at Zedler Mill Pavilion, 1170 S. Laurel Avenue since the pandemic began. The course provides government enforcement

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AAACAP launches first online caregiver wellness program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, held the first session of its first Building Better Caregivers program online in April and will provide additional programs later this year. The six-week evidence-based intervention program

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RLEA offers crisis trauma aid, TASER instructor, threat recognition courses

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy is offering specialized instructor courses in July and August that will allow policing agencies to enhance their own local training curriculum. In June, it also is offering a specialized tactics course that improves officers’ lifesaving

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CAPCOG recognizes Hurricane Preparedness Week

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Hurricanes can impact large areas beyond the coastal regions, and the CAPCOG 10-county region is no exception to these storm’s devastation. Hurricane Harvey for example impacted Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette, Lee, Travis and Williamson counties, but every jurisdiction in the region

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