Announcements

October 20, 2020
On August 25, 2020, ACL announced the transition of funding for a National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging from a grant to a contract in fiscal year 2020 in a National Nutrition Services Alert.
October 19, 2020
Deadline for comments: October 21, 2020
October 16, 2020
Generations United and The Eisner Foundation will present a one-hour virtual briefing on the value of intergenerational shared sites in serving young and old throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Recognized in the Older Americans Act, intergenerational shared sites - or settings where children, youth, and older adults participate in services and/or programs concurrently in the same space - have proven to increase well-being for people of all ages while enhancing organizational and community resources.
October 16, 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) will provide a
October 15, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  ACL Office of External Affairs, (202) 401-4634, ACLinfo@acl.hhs.gov  
October 14, 2020
October is National Retirement Security Month, an opportunity for workers of all ages to reflect on their retirement savings and goals. To celebrate the month, ACL is highlighting the tireless and impactful work of our partners, including our resource centers to ensure economic security and opportunities for retirement income for older Americans. 
October 14, 2020
The quality of life of persons living with all types of disabilities is closely tied to the services they receive in home- and community-based settings. Among these services are residential supports, personal care services, and community living supports. Despite its importance, the quality of home and community-based services (HCBS) has historically been difficult to define and even more difficult to measure. 
October 13, 2020
Today, ACL released a report on the fourth year of data collected by the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS). NAMRS is the only comprehensive national initiative compiling data on the  abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults and adults with disabilities as reported to adult protective services (APS).
October 8, 2020
ACL is pleased to announce the release of the first ever Research Agenda for Adult Protective Service (APS). APS is a key provider of intervention and services to older adults and people with disabilities experiencing abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The goals of this research agenda are to:
October 8, 2020
Employment Innovation: Improving Work for People with Disabilities Save the Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT.

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