2019 News Archive

2019 Press Releases and Statements 

Statement of n4a CEO Sandy Markwood on the Introduction of Senate Bill 3057, the Modernization of the Older Americans Act Amendments

December 16, 2019

Helping Older Adults Modify Their Homes to Meet Changing Mobility Needs
December 2, 2019

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize the Older Americans Act; n4a Urges Swift Senate Action
October 28, 2019

8 in 10 Older Americans Believe They Are Prepared to Age Well, But Need Help Understanding Their Benefits and Navigating the Health Care System​
September 25, 2019

House Committee Passes Bill to Reauthorize the Older Americans Act
September 18, 2019

n4a President Will Represent the Interests of Area Agencies on Aging on Family Caregiving Advisory Council
August 16, 2019

Aging and Disability Business Institute Honors Institute on Aging with The John A. Hartford Foundation 2019 Business Innovation Award
July 30, 2019

n4a Honors Innovative Programs that Promote Successful Aging in America
July 29, 2019

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Awarded Grant to Continue Business Acumen Training for Community-Based Aging and Disability Organizations
March 29, 2019

NADTC Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Support Transportation Projects in Five Communities
March 27, 2019

Growing Numbers of Older Adults Create Escalating Demand for Older Americans Act Services
March 21, 2019

2019 News Stories

Use free or low-cost services to stay independent

December 27 | Advertiser News

Dear Abby: Some loved ones uncomfortable with my transgender parent​
December 26 | Chicago Sun Times

With Eldercare Locator, help is just a phone call away
December 14, 2019 | The Herald-Palladium

Aging in the Right Place: National campaign looks to promote holiday discussions about aging safely
December 8, 2019 | The Herald Tribune

How seniors can get free legal assistance
December 5, 2019 | The Virginia Gazette

Helping older adults modify their homes to stay there
December 3, 2019 | The Patriot Ledger

How to Support Your Retired Parents Without Sinking Your Own Retirement Plans
December 3, 2019 | Money

Helping older adults modify their homes to stay there
December 3, 2019 | Wicked Local - Quincy

Ways to fight back against social isolation and loneliness
November 30, 2019 | The Herald-Palladium

Caregiving for a loved one can be stressful and rewarding
November 26, 2019 | Record Online

Fewer people planning traditional retirement (video)
November 18, 2019 | Scripps National News

Health Insurance for 2020: What You Need to Do Now During Open Enrollment
November 15, 2019 | University of Michigan Health

How to Choose a Medical Alert System
November 11, 2019 | AARP

Resources to consider during National Family Caregivers Month
November 9, 2019 | The Herald-Palladium

One of the Most Emotional Jobs in the World: 7 Tips to Simplify the Journey of Family Caretaking
November 6, 2019 | KSL News Radio

SENIOR LOOKOUT: Thanking all those who serve as family caregivers
October 31, 2019 | Salem News

How to Make a Home Safe for Your Aging Parent
October 28, 2019 | AARP

Savvy Senior: Getting around when you no longer drive
October 21, 2019 | The Morning Call

Research essential in choosing care facility
October 16, 2019 | The Eagle-Tribune

Drumbeat Builds For A Peace Corps Of Caregivers
October 10, 2019 | Kaiser Health News

Caregiving: Scenarios and strategies - Part 3
September 28, 2019 | Weatherford Democrat

Home sharing programs can help seniors find renters
September 20, 2019 | The Daily Record

Protect against scams directed at older generations
September 19, 2019 | The Daily-Jeffersonian

Home-sharing programs can help seniors find renter
September 17, 2019 | Star Advertiser

Ask Veronica — Elder abuse needs to be part of the conversation on aging
September 16, 2019 | Hartford Courant

Annie's Mailbox
August 30, 2019 | Arcamax

Young mom wants to repair fractured family
August 26, 2019 | Holland Sentinel

Somers Point becomes N.J.'s first Dementia Friendly city; backs support for socialization for patients, caregivers
August 22, 2019 | The Current

Combating Social Isolation Among Older Adults at the 2019 N4A Conference
August 19, 2019 | SmartSimple

With no dementia cure in sight, it’s time for communities to become dementia friendly
August 14, 2019 | Stat News

Campus Dining Program Receives Prestigious Award
August 13, 2019 | WMFD 

Aging in Place Programs That Really Work
August 13, 2019 | Next Avenue

Juniper program receives national Aging Innovations Award
August 7, 2019 | International Falls Journal

Briefly Noted: Shawnee Police Department hosting National Night Out
August 6, 2019 | Shawnee Mission Post

Area Office on Aging receives national award for efforts to prevent opioid addiction
July 30, 2019 | 24 News

Ask Mr. Dad: Welcome to the sandwich generation
July 16, 2019 | The Herald

Seniors remain at risk for financial exploitation
June 22, 2019 | Gettysburg Times

Q&A: Elder Abuse With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley
June 21, 2019 | Reinbeck Courier

Cross-Sector Collaborations To Decrease Loneliness And Social Isolation In Older Adults
June 20, 2019 | Health Affairs

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse
June 19, 2019 | Fox News

San Antonio now a Dementia Friendly City
June 15, 2019 | UT Health San Antonio

Morrison column: Elderly need help to guard against abuse and neglect 
June 13, 2019 | Carolina Getaway
Where To Find Help For Difficult Caregiving Tasks
June 5, 2019 | Next Avenue

Retiring to Become a Caregiver
May 9, 2019 | Kiplinger

Senior Life: Promoting Senior Wellness - Navigating the Journey of Aging
April 10, 2019 | The Trentonian

A Concierge Style Approach Helps Caregivers Navigate the Market
April 1, 2019 | Stria News

Haims: The rewards of helping others
March 25, 2019 | Vail Daily News

Let's Talk About Caregiver Stress — And 6 Ways to Avoid Burnout
March 14, 2019 | First for Women

16-Year-Old Author Writes Story of Love and Dementia
March 4, 2019 | Next Avenue

For Aging Solutions, Think Local
March 1, 2019 | Stria News

Understanding dementia better facilitates care
February 27, 2019 | Shelby News

Wanted: Elder transportation solutions
January 30, 2019 | Marketplace

Transportation Services Help Home Care Forge Hospital Ties, Can Drive Revenue
January 17, 2019 | Homecare Health News

The Transportation Quandary for Older and Disabled People Is Two-Fold
January 6, 2019 | Route Fifty

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