2017 News Archive

2017 Press Releases and Statements

Innovative Programs Provide Support to Older Adults with Dementia and Their Caregivers at Home and in Their Communities
December 13, 2017 

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO: Tax Reform Efforts Should Be Bipartisan, Evolve From a Transparent Process and Must Not Lead to Spending Cuts that Harm Older Adults and Caregivers
November 15, 2017 

Transportation, In-Home Services Top 2016 List of Consumer Needs Among Older Adults
November 14, 2017

New Campaign Offers ‘Wellness Wisdom’ about Vaccines for Medicare Open Enrollment
October 16, 2017 

n4a Honors Leaders in the Aging Field
August 2, 2017 

VAAACares Receives 2nd Annual The John A. Hartford Foundation 2017 Business Innovation Award for exemplary work to provide statewide services to Virginia’s older adults and people with disabilities
July 31, 2017 

Trump’s First Budget Puts Vulnerable Older Adults at Risk
March 17, 2017 

2017 News Stories

CCAAA Joins National Campaign Support to Older Adults With Dementia and their Caregivers At-Home and in their Communities
December 30, 2017 | GANT Daily

5 Ways to Plan Ahead for Rising Health Care Costs
December 29, 2017 | Kiplinger

Talking to Older Parents About Their Plans for the Future
December 22, 2017 | Kiplinger

County joins national campaign to support to older adults with dementia and their caregivers at home and in their communities
December 22, 2017 | Observer Today

Home for the Holidays
December 18, 2017 | The Post-Journal

Needed: More Community Support for People With Dementia
November 27, 2017 | Next Avenue

Caring For Your Aging Parent During A Slow Decline
November 5, 2017 | Forbes

How to Hire In-Home Help
October 26, 2017 | Consumer Reports

How the graying of America is stretching local tax dollars
October 23, 2017 | The Washington Post

7 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout That Really Work
October 18, 2017 | AARP

How to Prepare to Care for Someone with Dementia
October 10, 2017 | Forbes and Next Avenue

470 billion reasons to support caregivers
July 13, 2017 | The Hill

Getting Around When You Stop Driving
July 2017 | Kiplinger's Retirement Report

With a Daily Dial, Police Reach Out to Seniors
March 21, 2017 | Stateline

Here's the Truth about Meals on Wheels in Trump's Budget
March 18, 2017 | USA Today
For Aging Inmates, a Chance to Learn How to Take Better Care of Their Health
February 28, 2017 | Washington Post

Are You Lonesome? How Minnesota Seniors are Combating Social Isolation
February 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

The Best Places To Retire Without A Car
February 21, 2017 | Forbes

Stay Socially Active: It May Be Good for Mind as Well as Body
February 20, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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