Announcements

September 10, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
September 9, 2019
ACL awarded a five-year cooperative agreement to the Oasis Institute for $3,800,578 annually to establish a National Volunteer Care Corps.  The Oasis Institute, in partnership with the Caregiver Action Network, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Altarum will foster innovative models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults or persons with disabilities with non-medical care in order to maintain their independence.
September 6, 2019
ACL recently awarded seven 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 $1,748,404 for this year with a three-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 the use of evidence-informed practices within nutrition programs.  The seven organizations receiving grants and their projects are:
September 4, 2019
The ACL-funded Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities National Training Center is launching a Fall 2019 ECHO virtual learning network. The MHDD ECHO gives participants the opportunity to take an active role in dialogue with subject matter experts and with their fellow participants.
August 30, 2019
Two new grants have been awarded for the
August 29, 2019
ACL has released a new Issue Brief on Assistive Technology.
August 25, 2019
Daily Herald (August 25) Doctor’s Orders: Self-care for caregivers of individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease
August 23, 2019
The Administration for Community Living is hosting the first meetings of the advisory councils established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers

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