Category: Outreach

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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Older Americans Month celebrates Communities of Strength

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May marks Older Americans Month, a time to celebrate the contributions older adults make to our communities, and this year’s theme is “Communities of Strength” as the vital role of older adults were challenged by the required safety protocols. “Many

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HHS seeks behavioral health committee members

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Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking local elected officials who have an interest in issues related to behavioral health services and programs within the state to join its the Behavioral Health Advisory Committee. Applications are due May 9

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Air Quality Awareness Week promotes taking action to improve air quality

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The Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metropolitan Area remains close to exceeding the ground-level ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard and the upcoming National Air Quality Awareness Week, May 3 through May 7, reminds people to take action in preventing air pollution. CAPCOG

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Telecommunicators week honors dedicated service

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The past year resulted in many challenging circumstances for emergency telecommunicators from the COVID-19 pandemic to the February winter storm making it even more important to recognize their endless dedication to serving the residents of the 10-county region during National

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