Age in Action Quarterly Publication

Current Issue: Winter 2024

Age in Action is published jointly by the Virginia Center on Aging, VCU Gerontology, and the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. Its target audience includes professionals in the field of aging, gerontologists, geriatricians, health professionals and administrators, adult home and community professionals, students, and others interested in aging-related education and research in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The newsletter includes articles from the collaborating organizations; profiles of professionals, organizations, or businesses in the field of aging; articles on topics of relevance, such as housing, health, guardianship, educational programs, legislative issues, available resources, etc.; updates on activities and organizations in or related to the field of aging; notices of meetings and conferences; and more. The newsletter welcomes input and submissions from its readers.

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Age in Action Issue Case Study
Winter 2024

- no case study
- The Shepherd's Center of Richmond Celebrates its 40th Anniversary (full article)

Fall 2023

- Adult Day Services: A Model that Works

Summer 2023

- Care at the Intersections: A Case Study
- 2023 Commonwealth Council on Aging Best Practices Awards

Spring 2023 no case study
Winter 2023 Chesterfield Fire and EMS Mobile Integrated Healthcare: Background and a Case Study
DARS Report - In-Home Services and Home Modifications for Older Adults
Fall 2022 Coping with Macular Degeneration: Three Case Studies
Summer 2022 What Matters Most: CNA Perspectives on Workforce Education, Professional Identity and Age-Friendly Care
Spring 2022 Recognizing and Responding to Abuse in Later Life: Feedback from Virginia's Frontline
Winter 2022 no case study
Fall 2021 Improving Guardianship Practices through Collaborative Stakeholder Action
Summer 2021 The VCU Nursing Home ECHO, a Member of the National COVID-19 Action Network
Spring 2021 Strengthening Capacities to Respond to Dementia with Lifelong Disabilities: Using the Project ECHO Model
Winter 2021 Lucy Corr Dental Clinic: Addressing Dental Needs of Uninsured Older Adults
Fall 2020 The Agony of Da Feet: Reexamining the Foundation to Fitness
Summer 2020 A Multifaceted Approach to Address Food Insecurity in Urban Dwelling Older Adults
Spring 2020 Two Professionally Led Choir Programs: Empowering People with Dementia and Their Care Partners
Winter 2020 The Health Empowerment Program: A Primary Care – Area Agency on Aging Partnership
Fall 2019 Care Transitions: Empowering Older Adults with Post-Hospital Interventions
Summer 2019 The Mason Music & Memory Initiative (M3I)
Spring 2019 VirginiaNavigator/GWEP Community Outreach Training for Older Adults, Caregivers, and Service Programs
Winter 2019 The Senior Mentoring Program at VCU's School of Medicine

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