Announcements

October 18, 2018
ACL's National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) will celebrate its 40th Anniversary today (Thursday, October 18) from 1 t
October 16, 2018
ACL has awarded a supplemental grant for $70,000 to the National Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC) to address two critical issues in long-term care facility settings, involuntary discharges and opioids.
October 12, 2018
  Deadline: December 3, 2018 The Administration for Community Living is leading the Department of Health and Human Services’ efforts to establish two new advisory councils, one to address the needs of family caregivers and a second to focus on the needs grandparents raising grandchildren and older relatives caring for children.
October 11, 2018
The Aging and Disability Business Institute, led by The National Association of Area Agencies
October 11, 2018
ACL has awarded grants to 10 states to quantify the “return on investment” associated with streamlining access to long-term services and supports that allow older adults and people with disabilities to live independently in the community. The nearly $1.2 million per grantee over two years will help demonstrate the impact of
October 10, 2018
ADPI three-year cooperative agreements have been awarded to 4 states and 15 community organizations for a total value of $16,913,374. The 2018 awards are located in 13 states across the nation.
October 9, 2018
ACL is pleased to highlight a new grantee in its 2018 Chronic Disease Self-Management Education cohort focused on peer support using the evidence-based intervention
October 5, 2018
Puerto Rico: ACL has awarded $100,000 to Puerto Rico Ombudsman Office for the Elderly to assist with continued recovery efforts from Category 5 Hurricane Maria. The grant is provided under the Older Americans Act. The Act authorizes limited funding to state units on aging and approved tribal organizations.
October 5, 2018
ACL recently awarded five grantees for innovative projects that will enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition services programs provided by the national aging services network. The grants total $1,197,205 for this year with a two-year project period. Through this grant program, ACL aims to identify innovative and promising practices that can be scaled across the country and to increase use of evidence-informed practices within nutrition programs.  The five organizations receiving grants and their projects are:
October 3, 2018
This week kicks off National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities. 2018's NDEAM theme is "America's Workforce: Empowering All."

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