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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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Striking a Balance teaches family caregivers about life balance

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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

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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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Older Americans Month helps older adults connect, create, contribute

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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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