Network was founded at the North Central Region Family and Consumer Sciences State Specialists Meeting.
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Region to fund a needs assessment and a face-to-face meeting of the network at the 2017 National Health Outreach Conference.
Launched Needs Assessment survey, funded by North Central Region leadership
November 29-30, 2016
Follow-up meeting of Consumer Sciences State Specialists. Determination of goals and priorities for the Network and created a logic model.
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), to fund a toolkit, website, and multi-state programmatic training and evaluation.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Annapolis, MD. Face-to-face meeting of NCRAN members, supported by North Central Region Leadership; Presented initial results of the needs assessment and a conceptualization of aging in the National Framework for Health and Wellness. Increased the awareness and need for aging topics at the NHOC.
Dissemination of needs assessment results at the annual meeting of the National Council of Family Relations.
Face-to-face meeting in Chicago, IL, funded by the NCRCRD.
National Health Outreach Conference, Bloomington, MN. Presentation on age and ageism.
Presented on our efforts to NEAFCS via webinar
National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Conference, San Antonio, TX. Promoted NCRAN website with giveaways in registration area and at member’s presentations.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Fort Worth, TX. Presentation on NCRAN needs assessment, development of the NCRAN website, and monthly educational webinars.
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) final grant report published.