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 | Eldercare Locator press release

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 | National Aging and Disability Transportation Center press release

NADTC 'Getting Ready to Innovate' Grants Plan to Increase Transportation Access in Ten Communities
August 31, 2018 | National Aging and Disability Transportation Center press release

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

Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly Receives The John A. Hartford Foundation 2018 Business Innovation Award
July 31, 2018 | Aging and Disability Business Institute Press Release

Eldercare Locator Connects Four Millionth Caller to Local Resources
June 27, 2018 | n4a Press Release

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

Nora Super Departs n4a
April 23, 2018 | n4a Press Release

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO: Congress Significantly Boosts Aging Programs in Omnibus Spending Bill
March 22, 2018 | n4a Press Release

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 | n4a Press Release


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

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

San Diego County Plans Ahead with Age Well San Diego Initiative
May 20, 2018 | San Diego Newscape

‘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