Senior hunger increasingly puts individuals at greater health risks and puts an additional strain on charity food providers. You can join a dedicated group of volunteers who want to put an end to this problem!
Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS), in partnership with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and with support from the Walmart Foundation, has joined a nationwide effort to fight senior hunger by dramatically increasing participation by eligible seniors in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Following a successful introduction in Virginia, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services is expanding a popular chronic disease self-management education program that has helped more than 3,500 Virginians learn to live healthier lives.
Virginia residents have begun receiving fraudulent calls involving Medicare cards. The State VICAP office at DARS has received at least 10 calls since January 3 from Medicare beneficiaries regarding calls asking them to verify their personal information in order to receive their new Medicare card. Specifically, the callers are asking beneficiaries to verify their bank account and social security numbers as well as their address.
Living with diabetes can mean a constant struggle to lose weight, count carbohydrates, control blood sugar, and avoid problems. It can leave you feeling tired and depressed and unable to do the things you love. Make sure YOU are in charge—not your diabetes.
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshop Participants are encouraged to share their thoughts about the program with Stanford Patient Education Research Center, their Health Care Provider, and CDSME Coordinator Joyce Nussbaum.