Tag: Older Adults
CAPABLE Program adds section for caregivers, expands to Hays, Williamson
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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, will expand the service area of the evidence-based intervention program, CAPABLE, that partners nurses, occupational therapists, and home repair professionals with older adults to assist them with aging

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Aging services’ Care Coordination Program aids with fall prevention at home
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National Falls Prevention Week came and went in September, but the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area’s (AAACAP) Care Coordination Program works year-round to help older adults take a stand and be mobile in their homes by making

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AAACAP takes medication screenings back on the road
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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, relaunched medications screenings for older adults at community events, such as health fairs, allowing the program to reach more residents closer to home. The screenings review medications and

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Striking a Balance: Caregiver Conference to be held in person
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The Striking a Balance, Family Caregiver Conference is returning to an in-person format to bring national and local caregiving experts, local resources, and shared experiences to families who provide care for their loved ones. The conference will be from 9

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AAACAP partners to teach health and wellness instructors, offer programs
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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, partnered with Texas A&M Health Science Center’s Nursing Program in Round Rock and Georgetown-based The Caring Place in January to train 36 A Matter of Balance, Falls

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AAACAP Benefits Counselors help with Medicare enrollment
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Benefits Counselors with the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, kicked off the Medicare Open Enrollment — October 15 through December 7 — by providing dozens of educational, community presentations and are now helping

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ADRC Senior Connect program reaches more participants
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The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG program, exceeded its goal for placing mobile devices in the hands of older adults to combat social isolation and increase access to services through its Senior Connect

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CAPCOG, AAACAP to recognize National Caregivers Month
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CAPCOG is encouraging local jurisdiction to recognize the unsung work family caregivers provide to their love ones during National Caregivers Month — November. Through the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), CAPCOG works with family caregivers to

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CAPCOG to help with vaccination access among older adults
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CAPCOG and its Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) are seeking to contribute more than $375,000 to community partners working to increase COVID-19 vaccinations rates among older adults — those 60 years old or older — or

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Striking a Balance celebrates 20 years with The Daytripper
Striking A Balance: Family Caregiver Conference

The Striking a Balance: Family Caregivers Conference will celebrate its 20th anniversary by again bringing family caregivers national and local resources that strengthen their ability to provide care for their loved ones and self, including a keynote speech from The

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