August 14, 2014
The Administration on Aging, a program division within ACL, is pleased to announce it has awarded a grant to the Meals on Wheels Association of America for $225,000 for the first year of a three year project. This grant will continue to fund the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging.
July 9, 2014
ACL NEWS U.S. Administration for Community Living Department of Health and Human Services Contact: ACL Press Office (202) 357-3507 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2014
ACL NEWS U.S. Administration for Community Living Department of Health and Human Services Contact: ACL Press Office (202) 357-3507 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resource broadens understanding of challenges facing older LBGT adults
June 23, 2014
ACL NEWS U.S. Administration for Community Living Department of Health and Human Services Contact: ACL Press Office (202) 357-3507 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new set of materials to facilitate conversations with older people about brain health as we age is available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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).
The morning of June 5, 2018, the Elder Justice Coordinating Council hosted its spring meeting. Held at at the Securities and Exchange Commission building in Washington D.C., the meeting provided a day of updates and discussion on the future of elder justice. Established in 2010 by the Elder Justice Act, the EJCC coordinates activities related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation across the federal government.
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.
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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)