Downloadable Documents – Peninsula Agency on Aging

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PAA General Information Brochure - Whether you are simply looking for information and guidance, or assistance with identifying and accessing services available within your local community, PAA acts as a clearinghouse of information for older adults and their caregivers.
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PAA Care Services - Care Services are designed to empower older adults and people living with disabilities to live more independent lives. By serving as a clearing house of community resources, PAA provides information to individuals and family caregivers about services, while working with public agencies and private providers to improve quality of life.
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PAA Nutrition Services - Our Nutrition Services are targeted to increase a senior’s independence, maintain or improve a healthy food diet and reduce the isolation that our seniors so often face.
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PAA Transportation Services - PAA’s transportation program is innovative and utilizes wheel chair accessible vans as well as community volunteers to transport senior citizens, aged 60 and older, to non-emergency medical appointments. The program is available to non-driving seniors who have no access to public transportation, cannot afford private transportation or are not eligible for medicaid transportation.
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Elder Abuse - Because elder abuse happens with alarming frequency, each of us has the potential for living in a setting that puts us at risk of being mistreated, neglected, and abused or for becoming an abuser.
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Planning a Health Fair - Learn what works from the results of PAA's Health Fair Vendors survey! Great Tips and Tricks geared towards organizing a successful health fair.
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How to Create a Neighbor to Neighbor Program in your Community - The How to Manual provides information about what Neighbor to Neighbor Programs are and provides tools to help you create a program in your community. The manual includes descriptions and contact information for successful local Neighbor to Neighbor Programs to allow you to ask questions and request that a local expert come to speak to your community. The manual includes a number of useful documents that can be downloaded and modified to meet the needs of your community.
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York County Community Services Senior Connection - The Senior Connection is a directory of services designed to assist York County Senior Citizens, and the disabled with many services that are needed in everyday living. If you do not find what you are looking for here, you can call the York County Senior Connection hotline number at 757-890-3883.
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The Next Generation of Advance Directives - A new approach toward Advance Directives has met with great success in some communities, one of them highlighted in a recent story on NPR. Health Care Providers in Eastern Virginia are learning from this and working to better understand and honor patient choices at the end of life in our own communities. Learn more about this new approach and how it is making a difference by reading the PowerPoint presentation made by Carol Wilson, Director of Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning, Riverside Health System and Chair, Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia at SSC's April, 24 2014 Quarterly Meeting.
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Tips For Communicating Successfully With An Older Audience - Do you make presentations to older adults? Read these tips to ensure your audience gets the most out of your presentation.
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Home Modifications and Safety Presentation - A presentation by Charlie Martino from the October 24, 2013 SSC Quarterly meeting.
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Housing Partnerships Inc. Presentation - A presentation by Abbitt Woodall from the October 24, 2013 SSC Quarterly meeting.
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2011 Virginia Age Ready Indicators Benchmark Survey - Historic Triangle Oversample Report - Conducted by the Older Dominion Partnership. This report contains baseline data on the status of Historic Triangle residents aged 65 and older and Baby Boomers.
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Getting Virginia Age Ready - Presentation made by R David Ross, Executive Director, ODP, at the 2012 SSC Annual Meeting.
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Overview of the Senior Population of the Historic Triangle - Presentation made by Paulette Parker, Senior Program Officer, Williamsburg Community Health Foundation, at the 2012 SSC Annual Meeting.
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Seniors and Substance Abuse - The Farley Center offers addiction treatment services to individuals from all walks of life. They are an abstinence based program, offering flexible treatment services that contribute to a continuum of care which assists patients to achieve long-term sobriety.
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Introduction To Estate Planning - Estate planning involves the discussion of subjects that most of us would reather avoid: death, disability, and taxes. Estate planning forces us to face the financial and emotional consequences of death and take action to minimize the effect on our familes. Download the document to help answer some of the most common questions about planning an estate.
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Dementia Care at Home: State of the Art in 2014 - Powerpoint presented by Dr. Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS, Director, The Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center, on October 27, 2014.
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