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2009 Press Releases

Listed below are AoA-related press releases and media advisories. For further information, please call 202-357-3507.


 
December
18 AoA FY 2010 Budget Signed into Law
 
16 HHS Announces $27 Million from Recovery Act to Help Older Americans Fight Chronic Disease
 
October
21 HHS to Create a National Resource Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elders
 
15 Sebelius, West Highlight New Tips to Prevent Medical Identity Theft and Medicare Fraud
 
September
29 AoA Awards more than $32 million for Home and Community-Based Services and Supports for Older Americans and Individuals with Disabilities
 
24 Assistant Secretary for Aging Greenlee Announces Lifespan Respite Care Program Awards
 
23 Vice President Biden, Secretary Sebelius Issue New Report on Seniors and Health Insurance Reform
 
18 AoA Awards Nearly $1.1 Million to States to Help Older Americans Access Legal Services
 
11 Message from Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee on National Day of Remembrance and Service
 
August
27 Secretary Sebelius Releases New Report: America’s Seniors and Health Insurance Reform: Protecting Coverage and Strengthening Medicare
 
July
30 Statement by Kathleen G. Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services On US Signing of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilitie
 
 
June
22 HHS Announces Initiatives in Support of the 'Year of Community Living'
 
05 AoA Expands Volunteer Opportunities for Older Americans (doc)
 
04 HHS and VA to Develop a Nationwide Program to Help Older Americans and Veterans with Disabilities Remain Independent in the Community (doc)
 
04 AoA Announces Availability of $2.5 Million for Lifespan Respite Care Programs (doc)
 
01 HHS Releases $30 Million to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Access Their Benefits (doc)
 
May
21 AoA’s National Center on Elder Abuse Launches Movie Theater Elder Abuse Awareness Message (doc)
 
19 AoA Announces Availability of $5 Million for Community Aging in Place Programs (doc)
 
05 AoA Announces Availability of Approximately $10 Million for Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Projects (doc)
 
01 AoA Enhances Legal and Aging Services through New National Legal Resource Center
 
March
18 Vice President Biden Announces Release of Nearly $100 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Support Senior Nutrition Programs   (off-site)
 
13 AoA FY 2009 Budget Signed into Law
 
05 National Council on Aging Awards Grants to 10 Organizations to Help Seniors, People with Disabilities Access Benefits
 
 
February
27 Arkansas Seniors to Receive Disaster Recovery Assistance
 
26 Kentucky Seniors to Receive Disaster Recovery Assistance
 
17 President Obama signs the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (02/17/2009)    (doc)

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