Announcements

February 14, 2019
Cardiovascular disease is prevalent in our society, disproportionately impacting older Americans. According to the American Heart Association, more than 85 million American adults have one of more types of cardiovascular disease. Of these, more than 43 million (approximately half) are age 60 or older.
February 14, 2019
ACL wants to hear your best thoughts and ideas for the future activities of the Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC). The EJCC coordinates activities related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation across the federal government. We want to know what issues you think the EJCC should prioritize over the next two years. You can submit comments electronically to ejcc@acl.hhs.gov with “Thoughts and Ideas” in the subject line through September 30, 2019. What we are looking for:
February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019
The older population is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse as the overall minority population experiences greater longevity.  Racial and ethnic minority populations have increased from 6.9 million in 2006 (19% of the older adult population) to 11.1 million in 2016 (23% of older adults), and are projected to increase to 21.1 million in 2030 (28% of older adults). 
February 13, 2019
Register for the webinar on Tuesday, February 26 at 12 pm ET. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) host a webinar on how to transition back into the workplace after sustaining a spinal cord injury.
February 13, 2019
Register for the webinar on Friday, February 15 at 2 pm ET.
February 12, 2019
Two new funding opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Indepen
February 12, 2019
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) continues hosting a three-part webinar series focusing on pain medication education and resources. 
February 11, 2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 1:00 PM ET
February 8, 2019
The President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities will be hosting a series of meetings to discuss their 2019 report to the President. All PCPID meetings are open to the public. On Monday, March 4, PCPID will host a virtual meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST). To listen in, please dial (888) 949–2790 and use pass code 1989852.

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