ACL Announces 2021 CDSME and Falls Prevention Grantee Cohorts

June 4, 2021

ACL is pleased to announce the 2021 cohorts of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) and Falls Prevention grantees. The project period for these grants is May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2024.

The new CDSME grantees will reach an estimated 14,000 older adults and adults with disabilities through evidence-based CDSME and self-management support programs. The cooperative agreements are intended to increase the number of CDSME program participants, address the behavioral and social determinants of health, while concurrently enhancing the sustainability of these proven programs in the aging and disability network.

The new Falls Prevention grantees will reach approximately 18,000 older adults and adults with disabilities with evidence-based programs to reduce falls and the risk of falling in order to safeguard their independence. Grantees are tasked with developing robust partnerships in delivering these programs while also pursuing their sustainability beyond the end of the grant period.

CDSME Grant Recipients - Approximately $6.1 million combined funding

  • AgeOptions, Inc. (Illinois)
  • MAC, Inc. (Maryland)
  • Central Maine Area Agency on Aging (Maine)
  • Mid-America Regional Council (Missouri)
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Cherokee County Health Services Council (Oklahoma)
  • Comagine Health (Oregon)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Falls Prevention Grant Recipients - Approximately $4 million combined funding

  • Clemson University (South Carolina)
  • Council for Jewish Elderly (Illinois)
  • Innovations for Aging (Minnesota)
  • MHP Salud (Texas)
  • Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
  • Putnam County (New York)
  • Sanford Medical Center (South Dakota)
  • Springfield College (Massechusetts)
  • The University of Tennessee
  • Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Last modified on 06/07/2021

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