2018 News Archive


2018 Press Releases and Statements

As Caregivers Support a Growing Number of Older Adults over Long Distances, Local Programs Offer Resources and Guidance
December 18, 2018 

NADTC New National Poll: Inability to Drive, Lack of Transportation Options are Major Concerns for Older Adults, People with Disabilities and Caregivers
Devember 7, 2018 

NADTC 'Getting Ready to Innovate' Grants Plan to Increase Transportation Access in Ten Communities
August 31, 2018

AAAs and Title VI Aging Programs Elect Deborah Stone-Walls as n4a President; New Board Members Also Elected
August 15, 2018 

Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly Receives The John A. Hartford Foundation 2018 Business Innovation Award
July 31, 2018 

Eldercare Locator Connects Four Millionth Caller to Local Resources
June 27, 2018 

Marisa Scala-Foley joins n4a as Director of Aging and Disability Business Institute
June 20, 2018 

Nora Super Departs n4a
April 23, 2018 

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO: Congress Significantly Boosts Aging Programs in Omnibus Spending Bill
March 22, 2018 

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO: President's Budget Would Undermine Efforts to Keep Millions of Older Americans Independent and Out of Poverty
February 16, 2018 


2018 News Stories

Campaign aims to boost visibility, strengthen transportation options for elders, those with disability

December 16, 2018 | Deseret News 

Ride-sharing to the Doctor's Office is Big Business
December 14, 2018 | Marketplace

WAYMO’S SELF-DRIVING LAUNCH, AND MORE THIS WEEK IN CARS?
December 9, 2018 | WIRED

Survey: People with Disabilities and the Elderly Need More Help Finding Transportation Services
December 7, 2018 | The Washington Post

How to Find a Caregiver Support Group
December 7, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Aging in Great Falls
December 6, 2018 | The Connection to Your Community

Season of Receiving: Use Free Services to Stay Independent
November 30, 2018 | Tribune Content Agency

Family Members Caring For Dementia Patients Need Help
November 29, 2018 | Patch Media

How to Handle Discovering Signs of Dementia During the Holidays
November 21, 2018 | Healthline

Community-based Palliative Care: Scaling Access for Rural Populations
October 31, 2018 | RHIhub

What's the Difference Between Types of Long-Term Care Facilities?
October 30, 2018 | U.S. News & World Report

5 Steps for Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community
October 26, 2018 | Consumer Reports

How to Find Financial Assistance for Aging in Place
October 24, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

SAVVY SENIOR: How to recognize and prevent elder financial abuse
October 7, 2018 | The Baxter Bulletin

Becoming a Dementia Friendly Community
October 2, 2018 | OakPark.com

'Confused... fear... agitation': Push afoot to erase stigma of dementia
October 1, 2018 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

These free resources can help with your Medicare decisions
September 30, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

SAVVY SENIOR: Free resources that can help with your Medicare decisions
September 29, 2018 | The Daily Citizen

The high cost -- and stress -- of caring for the elderly?
September 27, 2018 | CBS MoneyWatch

How to be a friend: A dementia-friendly community approach
September 16, 2018 | Observer Today

Using and Abusing Grandma
September 15, 2018 | Creators

River Forest aims for dementia-friendly designation
September 11, 2018 | Wednesday Journal

'It impacts all of us': Forum aimed at making River Forest a dementia-friendly community set at Concordia
September 6, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

Mid-Columbia earns ‘Dementia Friendly’ designation
August 31, 2018 | Hood River News

Elder Services Honored With National Award for Senior LGBT Efforts
August 28, 2018 | WHAV

Getting comfortable with dementia
August 23, 2018 | Wicked Local Billerica

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging elects Beth Stern to board
August 22, 2018 | VT Digger

Maui County's Office on Aging Executive Receives National Recognition
August 20, 2018 | Maui Now

Long-Distance Caregiving: Tips for Success
August 20, 2018 | Today's Caregiver

Are you a caregiver? Try these 7 resources
August 20, 2018 | The Pennsboro News

As ‘Dementia Friendly’ community, Reading discusses facts, tips of condition
August 13, 2018 | Wicked Local Reading

Fit, fun concept earns Care Connection an award
August 6, 2018 | Cedar County Republican

Another Social Determinant Of Health: How Philanthropy Can Help Rural Communities Use Technology To Improve Mobility And Health
August 2, 2018 | Health Affairs

Different types of elder abuse and when to speak UP!
July 28, 2018 | The Press-Enterprise

Help! Constant care for my mom has created financial turmoil
July 25, 2018 | PBS NewsHour

Extra Help program helps seniors with their medication costs
July 22, 2018 | The Bargain Hunter

A Growing Number of People Are Navigating Retirement Alone. This Woman Is Spearheading a Movement to Change That
July 18, 2018 | TIME Money

She Needs More Help
July 3, 2018 | Creators

HELP LINE: Remember to be careful on your way to happiness
July 1, 2018 | Peninsula Daily News

Manitowoc senior news: Five ways to fight elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation
June 28, 2018 | Herald Times Reporter

Healthy aging linked to Medicare coverage of 'social factors'
June 26, 2018 | The Washington Times

New focus to combat elder abuse
June 15, 2018 | The Marietta Times

Caring for caregivers: Resources for navigating an important job
May 31, 2018 | CRWE World

Working Dumb Hours
May 29, 2018 | Creators.com

How to Vet a Home Care Agency
May 26, 2018 | Morningstar

‘Extra Help’ Program Helps Seniors With Their Medication Costs
May 16, 2018 | The Spectrum

After the Fall
May 10, 2018 | U.S. News & World Report

Herndon Becoming Dementia Friendly Community
May 10, 2018 | The Connection

Caregivers' essential resource contact list
May 1, 2018 | San Diego Union-Tribune

Balancing act: When you are in the sandwich generation
April 27, 2018 | San Diego Union-Tribune

When it's time to leave home
April 25, 2018 | San Diego Union-Tribune

What is a geriatric care manager — and do I need one?
April 24, 2018 | San Diego Union-Tribune

How to find a caregiver support group
April 24, 2018 | San Diego Union-Tribune

Ford Enters Medical Transport Business
April 18, 2018 | AARP

Choosing Long-Term Care
April 18, 2018 | webMD

Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving
April 18, 2018 | webMD

3 Easy Ways You Can Make a Difference in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s? Disease
April 17, 2018 | Woman's Day

91-year-old Christian Layman Corps volunteer enjoys 'doing something worthwhile'
April 8, 2018 | The Tribune-Review

How to write a will
April 5, 2018 | Marion Times

How to spot signs of elder abuse and abusive caregivers, and get help
April 3, 2018 | NorthJersey.com

Letter: Safe travel for those with dementia is essential
March 28, 2018 | The Westerly Sun

The Right Resources Can Help You Live Better With Dementia
March 28, 2018 | Everyday Health

What's New in Aging: A federal budget that's good for seniors
March 23, 2018 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ask Mr. Dad: Protecting against elder abuse
March 19, 2018 | The Telegram and Gazette

How to Curb the High Cost of Caregiving
March 17, 2018 | Barron's

Aging parents: 8 warning signs of health problems
March 8, 2018 | KRDO.com

Beware Elder Financial Abuse in the Family
March 5, 2018 | U.S. News & World Report

Long-term care: Early planning pays off
March 1, 2018 | The Mayo Clinic

Changing The Way We Look At Dementia
February 8 | The Washington Post

A Quest to Become Dementia-Friendly
February 1, 2018 | U.S. News & World Repot

3 Scenarios That Could Derail Your Retirement
February 1, 2018 | Kiplinger

Help in your backyard
January 30, 2018 | McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Financial help for grandparents raising grandchildren
January 30, 2018 | The Bargain Hunter

On the front lines of Alzheimer’s: making towns, businesses dementia friendly
January 21, 2018 | The Telegram & Gazette

Easthampton non-profit to lead 'dementia-friendly Massachusetts' initiative
January 19, 2018 | MassLive

Marietta man opens up about caring for Alzheimer’s-stricken wife
January 15, 2018 | The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Cross-Sectoral Partnerships Address Determinants of Health for Older Adults
January 9, 2018 | The American Journal of Managed Care

Cross-sector collaborations improve care
January 8, 2018 | Modern Healthcare News

Home Care Could Help Target Preventable Health Care Use
January 8, 2018 | Home Health Care News

Some ways to help pay the bills for home care
January 7, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

Successful Aging: Questions you should ask about assisted living
January 6, 2018 | Los Angeles Daily News



 


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