May 20, 2022
Comments due May 27. The U.S. Access Board currently has an open comment period through May 27, 2022 regarding the appropriate low-height of medical diagnostic equipment with transfer surfaces, including examination tables and chairs and diagnostic imaging medical equipment with tables, so that the equipment can be adjusted to accommodate the broadest range of users.
May 20, 2022
A large part of the United States has been, or will soon be, experiencing extreme heat conditions (high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for several days). The body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature in extreme heat, and heat-related distress can occur quickly and without warning. Extreme heat can be dangerous for all, but especially for older adults and people with chronic conditions. Take steps to prepare and stay safe using these tips from Ready.gov:
May 19, 2022
Community Care Corps has announced an RFP for innovative local models where volunteers provide nonmedical assistance to older adults, adults with disabilities, or family caregivers to help them maintain their independence. 
May 19, 2022
NADRC's "Dementia Training Resources for Professionals and Volunteers" provides links to training and educational materials for professionals and volunteers working with people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD).
May 18, 2022
Wednesday, May 25 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET ACL and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invite you to a webinar in our Promising Practices Series: Key Updates on the HCBS Settings Rule on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 2:00PM EST - 3:00 PM ET.
May 18, 2022
ACL and CMS join our colleagues across HHS and the disability community in mourning the loss of Julie Beckett, who passed away on Friday.
May 17, 2022
Friday, May 20, 2022, 1:00 – 2:15 PM ET REGISTER
May 13, 2022
On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, ACL will hold an informational call to discuss a recent Notice of Funding Opportunity related to the No Wrong Door system. The call on 5/18/22 will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET. Toll Free Number: 800-619-8521 Passcode: 3358777 A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following number: 800-597-8358 No registration is required.
May 13, 2022
Thursday, May 19 | 3:00 pm ET
May 12, 2022
ACL is pleased to announce the 2022 cohorts of CDSME and Falls Prevention grantees. The project period for these grants is May 1, 2022– April 30, 2025.

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