Tag: Area Agency on Aging

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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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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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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