Resources

Webinar: Caregivers as Partners and Recipients of Falls Prevention Efforts: The Role of State Coalitions

Caregivers play an important role in preventing falls among older adults, and are often at risk themselves. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is partnering with the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) to connect professionals in aging and caregiving to better educate caregivers across the country about falls risk factors and prevention strategies. Learn about the National Network of Caregiving Coalitions and State Falls Prevention Coalitions. This webinar will also highlight collaborations between caregiving and fall prevention coalitions in two states, Montana and Washington.

NYC senior centers must be saved!

This article from Dr. Manoj Pardasani of Fordham University highlights current issues in senior center advocacy, as New York City senior centers are slated to lose almost $17 million in funding and may close up to 65 senior centers.

Webinar: Strategies for Implementation of Evidence-Based Programs in Senior Centers

The Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging has provided funding to state and local agencies and organizations across the country to implement evidence-based programs focused on chronic disease self-management, falls prevention, physical activity, healthy eating, and more. Attend this webinar for a description of common benefits and challenges to implementing evidence-based programs in senior centers. Helpful resources and successful strategies between senior centers and state and local partners will be featured.