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December 28, 2022
Join the National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) for "Sharing the Care for Families Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Dementias: Alabama’s PANDA Project." The PANDA Project (Providing Alzheimer’s N’ Dementia Assistance) was piloted in 2019 with funding provided by ACL.
December 28, 2022
The video, transcript, and other materials are now available for last month's Elder Justice Coordinating Council meeting. The meeting featured two panels that exploring the reauthorization of the Elder Justice Act and how legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened adult protective services programs around the country.
December 27, 2022
ACL recently released a new notice of funding opportunity for the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) state and territorial projects. ACL anticipates awarding approximately $27 million a year through up to 56 new 5-year cooperative agreements to support SMP projects in each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
December 27, 2022
Evidence-based Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Program Evaluation ACL has released the findings of an evaluation of its evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs. Since 2012, Older Americans Act Title III-D (Preventative Health Services) and Title IV [Falls Prevention and Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME)] grantees have been required to deliver evidence-based programs (EBPs) — that is, programs proven to improve health and well-being and reduce disease and injury.
December 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released two new Requests for Information:  Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT)
December 19, 2022
As we kick off the new year, join the Disability Employment Technical Assistance Center (DETAC) to learn about effective strategies and processes in project management to support people with disabilities in employment and community living.
December 19, 2022
Today the Administration for Community Living awarded two grants totaling $125 million to rapidly increase the number of older adults and people with disabilities who have received the updated COVID-19 vaccine and annual flu vaccine. These programs will distribute funding and leverage partnerships across the aging and disability networks to host community vaccine clinics, provide in-home vaccinations, provide transportatio
December 16, 2022
On December 15, Acting Administrator Alison Barkoff participated in a conversation on POLITICO Live about the recent release of the National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. The conversation focused on how federal action can improve the lives of family caregivers across America.
December 16, 2022
The White House has announced a new limited round of free at-home COVID-19 tests for the winter. Households can now order either standard at-home tests or tests that are more accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. Shipping is free.
December 15, 2022
Every March, ACL recognizes its Senior Nutrition Program, which has supported nutrition services for older Americans since 1972. We celebrate the many accomplishments of the national and local programs, we promote how nutrition services support independence, and we highlight important topics in senior nutrition.

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