Archive September 2021
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Hot Off the Press: Foundation for National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers Released!
As the nation grapples with a caregiving crisis that has been worsened by the pandemic, USAging applauds the 26 recommendations released
Wednesday by the congressionally created RAISE (Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage) Family Caregiving Advisory Council
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Great Actions to Take During World Alzheimer’s Month!
Become a Dementia Friend or start a Dementia Friendly Community Initiative! Find out how you can use World Alzheimer’s Month to leverage support for making your agency and community more dementia friendly.
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COVID-19 Recovery and Transportation Online Course
The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center’s (NADTC, co-administered by USAging and Easterseals) new online course
will highlight how transportation programs are managing services in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for the future.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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