March 31, 2023 | Alison Barkoff, Acting Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging
Every March, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and our networks proudly recognize Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (DDAM). In collaboration with the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), we celebrate the full inclusion of people with…
March 28, 2023 | Keri Lipperini, Director of the Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs
What do glazed carrots and the opportunity for conversation have in common? These are just two of the many ways that the Senior Nutrition Program provides vital nutrition services and socialization.    Across the country, about 5,000 providers serve one million meals each day — making a difference…
March 22, 2023 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, significant changes were made to Medicaid enrollment and eligibility rules to promote continuous health insurance coverage. These changes are ending. As a result, many older people and people with disabilities are at risk of losing their Medicaid coverage…
February 24, 2023 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this Policy Round-Up: Input Needed: Initial Guidance for Medicare Prescription Drug Inflation Rebate Program CMS Issues Important Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Reminders for States Input Needed: Strategies to Meet Critical Workforce Needs Across Industries Input Needed: Proposed Rule to…
January 27, 2023 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this policy round up: Evusheld authorization paused and ways people who are immunocompromised can protect themselves New CDC website helps locate free COVID testing Public input opportunity: HUD Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing proposed rule HUD announces new funding for affordable…
January 5, 2023 | Keri Lipperini, Director of the Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs
Looking for inspiring content to kick off 2023 on your newsletter or website? Use the article below to inspire program participants to make a New Year's commitment to health promotion activities proven to make a difference in health and well-being. For more articles from ACL that can be used in…
December 29, 2022 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this round up: Notable Consolidated Appropriations Act provisions Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility Final Rule goes into effect Public Input Opportunity: Proposed Adult Portable Bed Rails Rule HUD Requests for Information Notable Consolidated Appropriations Act Provisions On December…
December 9, 2022 | Edwin Walker, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging, and Deborah Royster, Assistant Director, Office for Older Americans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Today, the CFPB is releasing a new resource to help you identify and report illegal nursing home debt collection tactics. Whether you’re a long-term care ombudsman, care coordinator, elder law attorney, or other aging services provider, you can help caregivers: Spot red flags in nursing home…
December 5, 2022 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this policy round up: Last chance:  Comments due 12/6 on CMS RFI on Nat’l Directory of Health Care Providers and Services Cheaper Hearing Aids Now in Stores CDC Releases Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids U.S. Surgeon General Releases New Framework for Mental Health &…
December 1, 2022 | Andrea Callow, Office for Policy Analysis and Development
Post-publishing update: The deadline for these opportunities has been changed to February 14, 2023. If you have an idea for how communities can better support people who are aging with HIV, you could win funding to make it a reality. HHS is looking for interventions and solutions that can be…

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