On Thursday, July 30, 2015, the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center held a webinar about the prevalence and characteristics of people with dementia who live alone. Topics included the signs of self-neglect, intervention strategies, and the experiences of people with dementia who live alone. Webinar Recording Part 1 (YouTube) and Webinar Recording Part 2 (YouTube).
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new "one-stop shop" on Medicaid.gov to make it easy to access information about states' plans to enhance, expand, and strengthen home and community-based services using new Medicaid funding made available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP).
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development seeks public comments on an Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing proposed rule.
Webinar: Thursday, May 28 at 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET. Register for the webinar.
The Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, is pleased to announce the theme for Older American’s Month 2017. The theme, Age Out Loud, is intended to give aging a new voice—one that reflects what today’s older adults have to say about aging.
ACL has authored a new issue briefing entitled “The Opioid Public Health Emergency and Older Adults.” Opioid misuse and addiction have become a large, nation-wide issue. Opioid use disorder can affect people of all ages; racial, ethnic, sexual and gender minorities; income classes; and geographic areas. Older adults are among the groups affected by this problem because they often use prescription opioids to cope with painful chronic conditions, such as arthritis, or procedures, such as surgery.
On Thursday, June 11, 2015, the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (formerly the ADSSP National Resource Center) held a webinar focused on updates to the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA). Webinar participants learned about recent updates to NAPA as they relate to care and services for people with dementia and their caregivers and how NAPA updates influence practice. Webinar recording (YouTube)
Updated September2023 ACL and the disability and aging networks it funds are working together to ensure that older adults and people with disabilities are able to exercise their fundamental right to vote. ACL's programs provide a variety of resources, including information and education, supportive services and legal assistance. They also work with their states and communities to improve access to the voting process. ACL compiled this page to serve as a resource "hub" to make it easier for disabled people and older adults to find the voting resources they need.
Saturday, March 5th, 1pm ETRSVP for this briefing
On Thursday, May 8, 2014, the ACL Alzheimer's Disease Supportive Services Program held a new webinar on as part of a series to provide helpful, current, and applicable information for professionals who work with people with dementia and/or their caregivers. This particular webinar focused on elder abuse and neglect as it relates to people with dementia. Participants learned about: The incidence and prevalence of elder abuse, especially abuse of those with dementia