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September is National Emergency Preparedness Month!

September 15, 2022

National Emergency Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This year’s theme is “A Lasting Legacy. The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family.” For

Locals ready to assist this Falls Prevention Awareness Week!

September 5, 2022

While ALTCEW provides connections to national resources, preventing falls is a local issue. The City of Spokane and Spokane Valley fire departments report that “older adult falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and deaths in Spokane County.” You can talk with people here, locally about falls prevention in your situation. Falls Prevention staff

The Informer – 2022 Summer Newsletter

June 27, 2022

Welcome to the first issue of The Informer, Aging & Long Term Care’s new community newsletter! Our agency is thrilled to publish our first biannual community newsletter to share updates with our service region on our agency efforts, local resources, and available services. This digital newsletter will be released each summer and winter via email

Older Americans Month 2022

May 12, 2022

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way. That’s why the theme for