Aging & Older Adults

Sacramento Gay Pride Celebration 2017

June 3, 2017 is the Gay Pride Celebration in Sacramento. AAA4 has long been an ally and supporter of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community. Recent estimates suggest that here are at least 1.5 million LGBTQ people 65 and older in the...

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Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud

Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best. Take...

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Public Hearing March 16, 2017

Agency on Aging / Area 4 is constantly seeking input from the public on the needs in their community, the gaps in services, and what works well. There is an on-going survey on this website that we encourage community members to complete.  It is important...

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American Heart Health Month

February is American Heart Month, a time to evaluate your risk factors for heart disease and to make healthy changes to your lifestyle. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. In America, one in every 4 deaths is the...

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Social Isolation and Older Adults

Isolation and loneliness are two things that many older adults experience.  1 in 5 people over the age of 50 are affected by isolation.  A significant risk factor is living alone.  As children move away and spouses die, it leaves many living alone.  20% of...

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The 2016 Subaru Share the Love Event

            Choose to Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors Exciting news! For the ninth year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over for the past eight years, Subaru has donated nearly $10 million to Meals on Wheels—that’s the...

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Older Adult LGBT Housing Crisis

Housing is a critical issue among the aging community. It is especially critical in the aging Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.  LGBT older adults experience      discrimination in health and social service delivery, as well as housing.  When older LGBT people move into traditional...

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Winter Safety Tips for Older Adults

California does not have extreme winters like other parts of the United States. However, in this region we do have areas that experience freezing temperatures, ice and snow. Regardless, when the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the...

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