Dementia Friendly Tempe

Tempe is Arizona’s first and only dementia friendly city. For information about Dementia Friendly Tempe, visit www.tempe.gov/DFT

Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: New report from GIA

GIA Rural Mobility America CoverMany of us take our mobility for granted, but for millions of people in rural America, transportation can be inaccessible, unaffordable, or simply unavailable. New and innovative technologies like scheduling software, ride hailing, autonomous vehicles, drone deliveries, and telehealth have the potential to improve services and increase access. A new report from Grantmakers In Aging (GIA), Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders, explores the exciting possibilities for collaboration across the philanthropy, social services, automotive, and technology sectors to improve quality of life and empower millions of people of all ages and abilities in rural America. Download the report at bit.ly/RuralPubs.

Feed Your Mind Webinar Series

Date/Time

Webinar Information

June 1, 2018,
12:00 p.m.
Title: Alternatives to Driving: Putting Down the Keys and Picking up the App
Speakers: Kathy Chandler, Executive Director of Northwest Valley Connect
More Information: Webinar Flyer
To participate: Adobe Connect - Alternatives to Driving: Putting Down the Keys and Picking up the App

Making It Easier to Get Transportation to Rural Health Care

A high number of seniors live alone and the health risks for those without transportation can be life-threatening. Older adults are among those most in need of transporation services, but the town of Wickenburg, Arizona now has something most rural areas don't and that is affordable transportation for older adults.

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Memory Café

Memory Café is a comfortable, safe, and engaging place for people living with memory loss along with their care partners to meet with others in a like situation.

When:
Opening Session: Monday, May 7th
Then every first and third Monday
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Where:
Sun Lakes United Methodist Church
9248 East Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248

Do You Still Need to File Taxes?

Free tax preparation for prior years, 2014 - 2017!

Federal and State tax preparation services are available for households or Individuals who earned less than $54,000 a year. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be available this summer at the following time and locations:

Time

Location

Thursdays
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
May 3 - 31, 2018
Sunnyslope Family
Services Center
914 W. Hatcher Rd.
Phoenix, 85021
Tuesdays
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
June 5 - July 3, 2018
John F. Long Family Services Center
3454 N. 51st Ave.
Phoenix, 85031

More information:

WINNER : Shirley Cunningham,

WINNER : Shirley Cunningham, "Forest Primeval"

WINNER : Shirley Cunningham, "Forest Primeval"
Susan Denison,

Susan Denison, "Great Grandpa and the Boys; a.k.a. The Moustache Gang"

Susan Denison, "Great Grandpa and the Boys; a.k.a. The Moustache Gang"
Portia Smith,

Portia Smith, "Serenity"

Portia Smith, "Serenity"
Lawrence & Jacob,

Lawrence & Jacob, "Happy"

Lawrence & Jacob, "Happy"

Nellie Zavala,

Nellie Zavala, "Keep on Walking"

Nellie Zavala, "Keep on Walking"

Various Artists from the Glendale ADHS,

Various Artists from the Glendale ADHS, "Looking Forward"

Various Artists from the Glendale ADHS, "Looking Forward"

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      About Us

      The Greater Phoenix Age-Friendly Network is a partnership hosted by the Maricopa Association of Governments, a regional planning agency serving the Greater Phoenix area. We are committed to ensuring every person can live a fulfilled life at any age, connected to family, friends, and community.

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