Event Calendar

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Webinar: The Important Role of Area Agencies on Aging and Title VI Native American Aging Programs in Serving Kinship/Grandfamilies: Research, Resources and Strategies for Success

Start Date: 1/11/2023 2:00 PM EST
End Date: 1/11/2023 3:00 PM EST

Location:
United States 

Event Website: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HnGaTjbJSXOPmv8GWCzzWA

Organization Name: Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center

Contact:
Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network
Email: info@GKSNetwork.org
Phone: (202) 872-0888

Over 2.6 million U.S. children are raised by grandparents, other relatives or close family friends. Many Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and Title VI Native American Aging Programs provide a variety of supportive services for kinship/grandfamilies. Learn about a new research report that documents how AAAs and Title VI programs are helping this population. Hear from Area Agencies on Aging and Title VI programs about their successes in serving kinship/grandfamilies and why it’s important to develop and sustain programs to support these families. Learn about professional resources available to you from the Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center, led by Generations United.

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn about kinship/grandfamily strengths and challenges.
  • Attendees will learn about a new USAging report that documents how Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and Title VI Native American Aging programs are serving this population.
  • Attendees will learn about innovative kinship/grandfamily programs offered by Area Agencies on Aging.
  • Attendees will learn about resources offered by the Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network that can bolster attendees’ efforts to serve this population.
Presenters:
  • Ana Beltran, Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center at Generations United
  • Leland Kiang, Program Manager, Grandfamilies and Kinship Support Network, USAging


USAging Fact: Learn about your peers’ work—and how it can fit into your agency’s goals! The AIA Awards recognizes successful and innovative programs that USAging members have developed to serve older adults. Get inspiration from our 2022 winners!