The Important Role of Area Agencies on Aging and Title VI Native American Aging Programs in Serving Kinship/Grandfamilies: Research, Resources, and Strategies for Success
• Attendees will learn about kinship/grandfamily strengths and challenges.
• Attendees will learn about a new USAging report that documents how Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and Title VI Native American Aging programs are serving this population.
• Attendees will learn about innovative kinship/grandfamily programs offered by Area Agencies on Aging.
• Attendees will learn about resources offered by the Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network that can bolster attendees’ efforts to serve this population.
Over 2.6 million U.S. children are raised by grandparents, other relatives or close family friends. Many Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and Title VI Native American Aging Programs (Title VI programs) provide a variety of supportive services for kinship/grandfamilies. Learn about a new research report that documents how AAAs and Title VI programs are helping this population. Hear from Area Agencies on Aging and Title VI programs about their successes in serving kinship/grandfamilies and why it’s important to develop and sustain programs to support these families. Learn about professional resources available to you from the Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center, led by Generations United.