January 13, 2022
In November, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that ACL would receive $150 million to expand the public health workforce within the aging and disability networks. This week, ACL began distributing that funding to more than a dozen of its grantees and grantee networks.
January 13, 2022
Thursday, January 27, 4:00 - 5:30 PM ET
January 12, 2022
Application Deadline: March 10, 2022   ACL has released two INNU Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for cooperative agreements to establish or replicate innovative approaches to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition programs and services within the aging services network. Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services - Replication HHS-2022-ACL-AOA-INNU-0040
January 12, 2022
Current Vaccine and Booster Guidance We've summarized the latest CDC guidance on vaccines and boosters below. Check our vaccination resources page for the latest guidance and resources. Booster Shots Who? CDC now recommends booster shots for everyone 12 years old and older. When? Depends on which vaccine you received initially:
January 11, 2022
Join ACL's Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP) for a webinar announcing plans for the 50th Anniversary of the Senior Nutrition Program. During this event, ONHPP will share details around the March observance and preview the toolkit and activities being developed to celebrate the program's golden anniversary.
January 10, 2022
In Ohio, the housing sector and aging and disability networks partnered to expand options for older adults and people with disabilities to live in their communities with access to supportive services they may need. What were those partnerships? What did they do together? How did community-based organizations (CBOs) help people have housing that is stable, safe, and supports community living?
January 10, 2022
On December 31, the FCC launched the ACP. This program, created by Congress in the Infrastructure and Jobs Act, is a longer-term replacement for the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. This investment in broadband affordability will help ensure households can afford the internet connections they need for work, school, health care, and more.
January 7, 2022
Older Americans Month 2022 Age My Way Every May, ACL leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). In 2022, ACL will be focusing on aging in place – how older adults can plan to stay in their homes and live independently in their communities for as long as possible. The 2022 theme is Age My Way, an opportunity for all of us to explore the many ways older adults can remain in and be involved with their communities.
January 6, 2022
The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) learning collaboratives bring together teams of people with professional and lived experience from states, territories, and tribal human services agencies to engage in peer-to-peer learning as they pursue a common aim. NCAPPS has announced that applications for two new Learning Collaboratives are now open: the Beyond Compliance Leadership Learning Collaborative and the Self-Direction Learning Collaborative.   

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