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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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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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AAACAP hosts estate planning webinars, assistance meetings

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, is conducting two webinars to assist older adults and their caregivers with estate planning measures that can improve access to long-term care benefits. The webinars will be

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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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Online fall prevention program coming soon to older adults across the region

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area will conduct its first two online A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls programs in February after it trained volunteer lay leaders in mid-January about implementing the program. The evidence-based

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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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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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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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