Poverty Institute – Obtain the Tools Needed to Effectively Move People Out of Poverty

  The Beegle Poverty Institutes are designed for professionals from the fields of justice, education, health, social service, housing, faith-­based and community organizations. The poverty institutes are fully accredited through Portland State University and led by Dr. Donna Beegle, poverty expert, public speaker and researcher who grew up in generational poverty. Dr. Beegle has been training professionals for over 27 years on how to help those in the crisis of poverty to get out, and stay out of poverty. Phoenix Poverty Institutes flyer Poverty Institute Poverty Coaching Institute

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Family Caregiver Day at the Capitol March 30th, 2017

Family Caregiver Day at the Capitol March 30th, 2017 Sponsored by the Arizona Caregiver Coalition Caregivers may be partners, family members, or close friends. Most often, they’re not trained for the caregiver job. Many times, they’re the lifeline of the person with the diagnosis.  Consequently, caregivers will put their lives on hold or adjust their work schedule to care for their loved ones, oftentimes creating an economic burden. Finances are reduced due to out-of-pocket caregiving expenses.  63% of Arizona caregivers use their own money to help provide care, per AARP. Caregivers will reduce hours or quit the workforce all together.  According to AARP, 68% of Arizonians will modify their work schedule. MetLife reports that family caregivers (age 50 and older) who leave the workforce to […]

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Arizona Caregiver Resources

Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging

May 5, 2017 is the next meeting at 1700 West Washington, 3rd Floor conference room from 10:15 to 12:15. Come make your opinions known.   Established by state law in 1980, the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GACA) is a statewide body of fifteen members appointed by the Governor to serve three-year terms.  The Council’s purpose, by statute, is to “advise the Governor, Legislature and all State Departments which the Council deems necessary on all matters and issues relating to aging, including the administration of the State Plan on Aging.”  The GACA mission is to enhance the quality of life for older Arizonans. The Council advises policy makers and state agencies and works with local communities, private enterprises and older adults across Arizona to accomplish its […]

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