Category: Outreach

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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WarnCentralTexas.org alerts many during winter storm

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CAPCOG’s regional notifications system, WarnCentralTexas, alerted more residents than ever during Winter Storm Uri, which struck the entire state from February 14 to the 23. The system informed people about icy roads, power outages, boil water notices, and the locations

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Two awareness webinars aim at addressing older adult issues

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) — a division of CAPCOG — will host two webinars in March for older adults, their caregivers, and aging professionals that focus on protecting older adults’ financial wellbeing and health

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Area Agency on Aging relaunches CAPABLE program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, is relaunching its efforts to bring a client-directed, home-based intervention program — CAPABLE — to older adults and increase their ability to age in place. The program

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AAACAP, Dallas AAA pair to train wellness program leaders

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) — a CAPCOG division — and the Dallas Area Agency on Aging held a joint online training in mid-January to teach more volunteers how to lead virtual versions of the

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CAPCOG, Clean Air Coalition announce 2020 Air Central Texas award winners

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The Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC) recognized the City of Austin’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program and Travis County Judge, Samuel Biscoe, with its 2020 Air Central Texas awards for making significant contributions to improving the region’s air quality.

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CAPCOG recognizes Family Caregivers’ efforts with webinar

As part of National Family Caregivers Month, the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas are partnering to providing a family caregivers webinar about reducing caregiver stress during the holidays. The CAPCOG Executive

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CAC honors 2020 ACT award recipients

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The Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC) on Wednesday recognized City of Austin’s Transportation Demand Management Program and Travis County Judge, Samuel Biscoe, with its 2020 Air Central Texas awards for making significant contributions to improving the region’s air quality. Austin’s

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AAACAP kicks off Medicare Open Enrollment counseling

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Benefits counselors with Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, started preparing older adults to review and possibly change their Medicare coverage before the start of the Medicare open enrollment period, October 15 to December

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CAPCOG, AirNow shows local Air Quality conditions

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The CAPCOG Air Quality Program integrated reporting from its eight ozone monitors into EPA’s AirNow.gov to give Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) residents more insight about their local air quality, so they can better protect their health. AirNow.gov provides

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