Tag: Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging ramps up online programming for older adults

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, moved its health and wellness programs to a virtual setting so older adults can improve and maintain their physical health, mental health and manage the cycle of

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CAPCOG to recognize seniors during Older American Month

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee is set to proclaim May as Older Americans Month during its meeting on the 13th, while CAPCOG will highlight the lasting contributions and legacies made by older adults throughout the region. This year’s Older Americans Month

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Aging Area Plan identifies, addresses older adults’ needs

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, drafted its 2021-22 Area Plan to maximize its services and supports while addressing the needs of region’s growing older adult population. The plan states, the number of

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CAPCOG responds to COVID-19 helping EMCs, older adults

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CAPCOG is assisting local jurisdictions with emergency management response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing older adult nutrition and isolation concerns related to Stay Home orders issued to combat the spread of the virus. “No single jurisdiction can respond

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AAACAP teaches hands-on skills for Highland Lakes caregivers

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a division of CAPCOG, will lead a hands-on workshop that educates family caregivers how to physically and emotionally provide care. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday,

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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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Age Well Live Well events showcase older residents

The Age Well Live Well East Austin collaborative invites the public to celebrate East Austin’s unique history, as told by older residents, by attending one of three East Austin Story Map presentation and resource fairs this September. The resource fairs

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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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Aging services rekindles relationship with SALT groups

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CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is joining several Senior and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) organizations, so it can be a more accessible resource for policing agencies and older adults facing public safety issues. SALTs are local

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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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