Category: Outreach

CAPCOG, AAACAP to recognize National Caregivers Month

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CAPCOG is encouraging local jurisdiction to recognize the unsung work family caregivers provide to their love ones during National Caregivers Month — November. Through the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), CAPCOG works with family caregivers to

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Llano, CAPCOG seek public input on economic, transportation plan

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Llano County and the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) are seeking public input about the Llano County Transportation and Economic Development Plan update through two public comment meetings. Each meeting will be from 9 to 11 a.m. with the

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AAACAP kickoffs Medicare Open Enrollment with outreach

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Benefits Counselors with Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, are preparing older adults for Medicare Open Enrollment by conducting multiple educational outreach events with community partners that work with those 65 or older. Medicare

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CAPCOG recognizes Preparedness Month with virtual campaign

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CAPCOG will recognize September as National Preparedness Month with a social media, awareness campaign focusing on educating people about simple actions they can take to drastically improve their disaster readiness, such as registering for local alerts at WarnCentralTexas.org or packing a Go-Kit

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CAPCOG to help with vaccination access among older adults

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CAPCOG and its Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) are seeking to contribute more than $375,000 to community partners working to increase COVID-19 vaccinations rates among older adults — those 60 years old or older — or

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Striking a Balance celebrates 20 years with The Daytripper

Striking A Balance: Family Caregiver Conference

The Striking a Balance: Family Caregivers Conference will celebrate its 20th anniversary by again bringing family caregivers national and local resources that strengthen their ability to provide care for their loved ones and self, including a keynote speech from The

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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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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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