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February13 th

Every three years, based on results of the AARP Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) State Scorecard, we honor states making significant progress in improving LTSS for older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.

In 2017, Vermont was awarded the Pacesetter Prize for Affordability and Access. The state moved up from No. 19 in the 2011 Scorecard to No. 3, exhibiting more improvement than any other state. The next Pacesetter Prize recipients will be announced in summer 2020.

Symbol of Vermont, 2017 Pacesetter Prize awardee

September18 th

The City of Berkeley is the winner of TSF’s 2019 Innovation Award. Partnering with the Milken Institute this year, the Innovation Award recognizes Berkeley as a leading California city that is preparing for its older adult population.

July11 th

We’re partnering with the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging to showcase cities that are preparing for our aging state through planning efforts and re-imagining services. Do you know a city leader who focuses on aging in their community? Don’t delay as Innovation Award applications are due next Monday, July 15!

Innovation Award logo

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May9 th

Archstone Foundation and the American Public Health Association are accepting nominations through May 17 for the 2019 Award for Excellence in Program Innovation, which recognizes best practice models in geriatrics and gerontology.

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