VCAAA wins national awards

The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging is the recipient of two National Mature Media Awards for video production. The videos, titled Remembering Ventura County’s Veterans and Ventura County Elder Abuse Call to Action, were recognized as being among the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs produced for older adults.

Remembering Ventura County’s Veterans, which won a bronze award, was produced in partnership with the Ventura County Veterans Services Offices to recognize the region’s military veterans and to bring attention to the services offered to that population through the County of Ventura. Click here to view the video.

Ventura County Elder Abuse Call to Action received a merit award and was produced to draw attention to elder abuse and local resources available to victims of elder abuse. County of Ventura CEO Mike Powers, Ventura County Supervisor, John C. Zaragoza, and Ventura County District Attorney Greg Totten are among those featured in the video. Click here to view the video.

“The VCAAA is honored to receive this recognition and is proud of the impact our videos have made on the community,” said Victoria Jump, Director of the VCAAA. “We believe the videos produced by the VCAAA set a new standard for how we communicate with our clients. We are dedicated to communicating our services, as well as the services of partnering agencies, and to honoring the lives of the clients we serve.”

The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging, an agency of the County of Ventura, is the principal agency in Ventura County charged with the responsibility to promote the development and implementation of a comprehensive coordinated system of care that enables older individuals, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities to live in a community-based setting and to advocate for the needs of those 60 years of age and older in the county, providing leadership and promoting citizen involvement in the planning process as well as in the delivery of services.

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