Advancing independence, integration, and inclusion throughout life

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.

By funding services and supports provided primarily by networks of community-based organizations, and with investments in research, education, and innovation, ACL helps make this principle a reality for millions of Americans.

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About Community Living
All people, regardless of age or disability, should be able to live independently and participate fully in their communities, and have the right to make choices and control the decisions in and about their lives.
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ACL currently is seeking comments and input on a variety of issues and initiatives. You also will find closed comment opportunities.
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ACL’s latest announcements and blog posts, as well as news stories about aging and disability issues.
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Last modified on 01/11/2019

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