Archive September 2021

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Innovations from the Field: The Appalachian Council of Governments’ Brain Health Program

It’s World Alzheimer’s Month! Learn how this agency teamed up with Clemson University to develop programming for adults living with early to mid-stage dementia.

Learn How DIAL Can Help Connect People with Disabilities to COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Join USAging and ACL on September 14 from 2:00-3:30 pm ET for a webinar focused on COVID-19 vaccine access resources, and how disability organizations can partner to improve vaccine access for people with disabilities.

Congratulations to AAAs Selected as Recipients of Community Care Corps Funding!

Four USAging members are among the newest slate of Community Care Corps grantees, which funds innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers or directly assist older adults or adults with disabilities with non-medical care to maintain their independence.

National Preparedness Month: Prepare to Protect

During National Preparedness Month, USAging encourages our members to provide tips and resources to the older adults they serve, to help them prepare for emergencies and disasters.

Spotlight on 2021 Aging Innovations and Achievement Award Winners Coming Soon!

This summer we honored 36 aging programs created by USAging members with the Aging Innovations and Achievement Awards. Our summaries of the 2021 recipients will start this fall.

Innovations from the Field: Area Agency on Aging, Region One

Learn how this AAA partners with a local nonprofit to support a day program for older adults who are experiencing homelessness.

Get Ready for Grandparents Day!

Grandparents Day is right around the corner and will take place on September 12. Grandparents Day is an annual event hosted by Generations United, one of USAging’s partners, and encourages people of all ages to #DoSomethingGrand by engaging with another generation.

Inform Older Adults That Emergency Rental Assistance is Available

For AAAs and Title VI programs that want to play a larger role in addressing housing instability and homelessness, a guide from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness outlines new opportunities.