Category: AAACAP

CAPCOG, St. David’s partner for home intervention program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, with funding from the St. David’s Foundation in January will begin a client-directed, home-based intervention program called CAPABLE in Bastrop County to increase older adults’ mobility, functionality, and

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Ombudsman program seeks advocates for older adults

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) is seeking passionate volunteers to advocate for seniors’ health and safety throughout the CAPCOG region by participating in its Long-Term Ombudsman Program. Program volunteers visit nursing home and assisted living

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AAACAP teaches hands-on skills for Highland Lakes caregivers

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a division of CAPCOG, will lead a hands-on workshop that educates family caregivers how to physically and emotionally provide care. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday,

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AAACAP reaches out for local, public input for 2021-22 area plan

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a division of CAPCOG, has begun drafting its 2021-22 Area Plan by scheduling multiple focus groups throughout the region, launching an online survey, and gathering data related to older adult

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Striking a Balance teaches family caregivers about life balance

The upcoming 18th annual Striking a Balance Conference will convene local resources as well as local and national speakers that focus on successful coordination of family caregivers’ work, life, and caregiving responsibilities. The conference will be from 8 a.m. to

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Aging Services director addresses older adult resiliency at state conference

The CAPCOG Aging Services Director, Patty Bordie, emphasized the importance of fostering individual resiliency in older adults in her presentation at the state-wide Aging in Texas Conference in June. She discussed the perception of health, people’s ability to cope with

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Aging services rekindles relationship with SALT groups

CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is joining several Senior and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) organizations, so it can be a more accessible resource for policing agencies and older adults facing public safety issues. SALTs are local

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Older Americans Month helps older adults connect, create, contribute

CAPCOG and its Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area want central Texas communities to join them during the month of May in recognizing that older adults play a key role in the vitality of our neighborhoods, networks and

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