Monthly Archives: June 2016

Golden Wishes for Seniors 70+ – Application deadline extended to July 8

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Golden Wishes is a project led by Dr. Rudy Moise, United Way of Miami-Dade board member and community leader. Help support his effort by distributing the application to seniors 70+ that deserve a “wish”. The application has been extended to July 8th. Click here to download the application.  Mission: Golden Wishes seeks to fulfill a…

Cutler Bay Community Conversation on June 27th

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Join a community Conversation in Cutler Bay on Monday, June 27th. As part of a needs assessment being conducted to inform our 2017-2019 Area Plan, the Alliance for Aging is interested in speaking with about what it’s like to grow older in Miami-Dade County. What are the advantages and disadvantages? What kinds of services are…

United Way Funding Opportunity

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United Way of Miami-Dade’s Response Fund grant process targets prioritized, specific tactics that address key objectives in our community and collective impact work. We are continuing this year’s process with RFPs in the Financial Stability and Health impact areas. The Financial Stability area is searching for high-quality, innovative programs that can be incorporated with the…

Miami-Dade Commissioners pass safer streets resolution to reduce bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities

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Miami-Dade Commissioners have passed a safer streets resolution to reduce bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities. This will make streets safer for people of all ages and abilities in Miami-Dade County. Learn more: http://www.miamidade.gov/releases/2016-06-08-parks-safer-people-safer-streets-resolution-passed.asp?utm_source=media&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=release-distribution&utm_term=parks-recreation-open-spaces

Bipartisan Policy Center: Healthy Aging Begins at Home

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The Healthy Aging Begins at Home report by the Bipartisan Policy Center examines four specific aspects of the challenge before us: The need for a much greater supply of homes affordable to our nation’s lowest-income seniors. The importance of transforming homes and communities so that seniors can age with options, a desire shared by the overwhelming…

Join AARP Florida for a Free Screening of HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS – Miami

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On June 21st, AARRP will be at CocoWalk with a film starring Sally Fields!  See the link below to register for the free screening of Hello, My Name is Doris.  Again, see the attached flyer for distribution to your contacts.  Once you click on the registration links, you can learn more about each movie.  If you…

June 6 – Twenty-First Annual “Ministering to the Elderly” Conference

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Aging: Envisioning a New Future Keynote Speaker – Bill Thomas, M.D. Author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranged work explores the terrain of human aging. Aging: Envisioning a New Future Recently many Baby Boomers have begun entering a new period in their lives for which they have not been prepared. Unfortunately, for at…

FTA-Supported National Aging and Disability Transportation Center Launches New Website to Support Accessible Public Transportation Service

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FTA-Supported National Aging and Disability Transportation Center Launches New Website to Support Accessible Public Transportation Service  May 10, 2016  “The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC), the Federal Transit Administration’s newest technical assistance center, has launched a new website to provide easy access to a wealth of useful resources and information. The NADTC, which…

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Our partners include the following lead agencies: AARP Florida, Alliance for Aging, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization, Health Foundation of South Florida, United Way of Miami-Dade, and Urban Health Partnerships.

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