ACL’s 2021 update of its Brain Health Resource provides examples of how area agencies on aging and other community-based organizations are boosting awareness, providing education, and offering services and support on the topic of brain health. Updates to the ACL’s Brain Health Resource include:
April 30, 2021
Through various Medicaid authorities, beneficiaries are able to self-direct their care by developing a person-centered service plan and receiving an individual budget to purchase services they need to stay well in the community.
April 29, 2021
This virtual fair is for people turning 65, retiring, or joining Medicare because of a disability. Learn about Medicare and all its parts to help you in your enrollment decisions.
April 29, 2021
The National Paralysis Resource Center will be offering two webinars on reproductive health for women living with paralysis during Women's Health Week in May. See below for more details and registration links. Empowering Women Living with Paralysis: Breaking Barriers to Reproductive Health Tuesday, May 11, at 3:00 PM ET
April 28, 2021
The National Council on Aging (NCOA), through an ACL cooperative agreement, is seeking grant applications from organizations interested in becoming new Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs).
April 27, 2021
This National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) webinar shares highlights from a new NASHP report, Paying Family Caregivers through Medicaid Consumer-Directed Programs: State Opportunities and Innovations, that explores states’ fresh approaches to consumer-directed programs supporting older adults and people with physical disabilities.
April 26, 2021
Join Aging Connected for a live discussion on how the digital divide, separating those with access to the internet and those without, intersects with aging. This public health and social justice crisis has left nearly 22 million older Americans without high-speed internet access at home.
April 23, 2021
COVID-19 has made it harder for health plans and providers to connect with people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid to identify needs, develop care plans, and provide ongoing care management.
April 22, 2021
The purpose of this program is to provide funding to states to enhance their APS systems statewide, as well as to improve the quality and quantity of data submitted to ACL's National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).
April 21, 2021
Funding Opportunity From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Application deadline: May 3, 2021