Tag: Older Adults

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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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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Older Americans Month celebrates Communities of Strength

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May marks Older Americans Month, a time to celebrate the contributions older adults make to our communities, and this year’s theme is “Communities of Strength” as the vital role of older adults were challenged by the required safety protocols. “Many

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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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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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TxDOT announces mobility of seniors program

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced its 2021 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for rural and small urban areas, which includes the San Marcos Urbanized Area and rural portions of the Austin TxDOT District. 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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Striking a Balance gives caregivers value after conference

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CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas conducted the annual Striking a Balance Family Caregiver Conference virtually for the first time. It reached about 200 caregivers during live, online sessions but will

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