Welcome To Peninsula Agency on Aging
Serving Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, York & James City Counties
Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc. (PAA) is committed to advocating for policies and resources to enhance the quality of life for seniors and family caregivers. With baby boomers now reaching senior status, PAA is dedicated to increasing information and services that have stood the test of time like in-home care, dining centers, transportation, and meals on wheels.
Friday, October 7, 2016 – Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series
I’ve Become A Caregiver… Now What?
Planning for the unexpected, having the knowledge and knowing what community resources are available will be the key to knowing what to do when becoming a caregiver.
Friday, November 4, 2016 – Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series
Caring for the Caregiver Resource Fair
Only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. Caring for yourself is one of the most important, and one of the most overlooked, things you can do as a caregiver. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for will benefit too. Participate in our resource fair to see what the community offers caregivers.
Friday, December 2, 2016 – Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series
Legal and Family Matters
Learn strategies for protecting loved ones and yourself. Learn and ask questions about family documents and financial responsibility. This session will cover estate planning, insurance, living wills, and additional information for your role caring for your loved one(s).
Recurring Dates – Advance Care Planning
The Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia and the As You Wish Advance Care Planning program is pleased to partner with the Hospice Foundation of America and other As You Wish community partners in presenting Being Mortal: a community discussion on health care at end-of-life. Based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, the program includes a screening of the PBS FRONTLINE film Being Mortal followed by informative discussion on what matters most to individuals and families and how to be prepared ahead of a medical crisis.
As You Wish is conducting a series of these community events, at eleven locations, this fall in support of the important and helpful message offered by this national program of community engagement.
There is no fee to attend but registration is required
Experienced Employees in Transition Job Club
2nd and 4th Tuesday of Each Month
Join the Experienced Employees in Transition Job Club. This program is provided by PAA for speakers, workshops, networking, emotional and resource support throughout your job search! Learn more on our Workforce Development page >