Tag: Older Adults
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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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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