AJFCA Older Adult Services Newsletter
Winter 2016

In This Issue
Join our Facebook Group!
Connect with your colleagues across the network by joining our closed Facebook group for member agency professionals working in older adult services. 

This group offers the chance to pose questions to other network members and share your programming. 
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News & Resources
Easter Seals, n4a, FTA launch National Aging and Disability Transportation Center

Enhanced Training & Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Grant

Contribute Online

Want to highlight your agency on Senior Resource Connect or have helpful resources for your colleagues to share in the member resource library? Contributions can be sent by email. 
Feedback Appreciated!

Your feedback helps us make the newsletter more beneficial.
Email Liz Woodward, Director of Older Adult & Disabilities Services with comments.

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Start 2016 off right by getting involved in our network! Learn about opportunities to connect to and benefit from AJFCA. 
Senior Resource Connect 
Incentive Program

Help get the word out about Senior Resource Connect and reap the benefits at the 2016 annual conference!

Existing Friends of Senior Resource Connect can move up the incentive ladder and new Friends are always welcome.

Planning & Delivery of Older Adult Services Discussion Calls
Next Call:
Alzheimer's & Dementia Programming
Tuesday, January 26th 1pm EST
Join your colleagues for this one hour discussion on programming for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia and their caregivers. Beth Soltzberg, Manager of the Alzheimer's/ Related Disorders Family Support Program at JFCS of Greater Boston will share her agency's programs and Member agency professionals will share their programs and discuss the challenges and strategies involved in providing Alzheimer's and Dementia Services.


ALCA is excited to partner with AJFCA to offer membership opportunities to AJFCA member agencies. Together we can help you enhance and grow your care management services. By joining ALCA, you become part of the nationally recognized leaders in Aging Life Care -- the "gold standard" for the profession. 

Learn about the benefits and contact Liz for details on special AJFCA member pricing.
AJFCA at Aging in America 2016

AJFCA is proud to participate in 2 session presentations at the 2016 American Society on Aging Conference:
  • Ensuring Culturally Competent Care for Aging Survivors of the Holocaust
    • Monday, March 21st, 3-4pm
    • Presenters: 
      • Jenni Frumer, CEO, Alpert JF&CS of Palm Beach County
      • Ellen Blalock, Holocaust Survivor Program and Senior Services Volunteer Coordinator, Jewish Social Service Agency
      • Liz Woodward, Director of Older Adult & Disabilities Services, AJFCA
  • Nonprofit Solutions to Meet the Challenges of Service Provision to Older Adult Holocaust Survivors
    • Tuesday, March 22nd, 2-3pm
    • Presenters:
      • Yonit Hoffman, Program Director, Holocaust Community Services, CJE SeniorLife
      • Liz Woodward
Will you be presenting at or attending the ASA Conference? Let us know so that we can connect and tell our network about your session! 
The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations is sponsoring a forum for all presidential candidates to address aging issues on February 17th. 
See the NCOA Toolkit and encourage your commuity members to get involved. www.seniorsdecide.org