ACL Announces 2020 CDSME and Falls Prevention Grantee Cohorts

June 11, 2020

ACL is pleased to announce the 2020 cohorts of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) and Falls Prevention grantees. The project period for these grants is August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2023.

The new CDSME grantees will reach an estimated 21,000 participants through evidence-based CDSME and self-management support programs. The cooperative agreements are intended to increase the number of CDSME program participants, while concurrently enhancing the sustainability of these proven programs.

The new Falls Prevention grantees will reach over 29,000 older adults with evidence-based programs to reduce the risk of falling and safeguard their independence. Grantees are tasked with delivering these programs, while also increasing their sustainability beyond the life of the grant.


CDSME Grant Recipients ($6.2 million combined funding)

  • Atlanta Regional Commission (Georgia)
  • Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (Massachusetts)
  • Health Promotion Council of Southeast Pennsylvania
  • Metropolitan Community Health Services (North Carolina)
  • Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging Inc.
  • Partners In Care Foundation (California)
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services (New Mexico)
  • Sanford Health (South Dakota)
  • Rush University Medical Center (Illinois)
  • University of Nevada, Reno

Falls Prevention Grant Recipients (approximately $4.1 million combined funding)

  • AltaPointe Health Systems, Inc. (Alabama)
  • Council for Jewish Elderly (Illinois)
  • Idaho Commission on Aging
  • Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (New Hampshire)
  • National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
  • Partners in Care Foundation (California)
  • UNC Asheville (North Carolina)
  • Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging

Last modified on 06/11/2020


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