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March 8, 2024
ACL has released an Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services (INNU) cooperative agreement funding opportunity for innovative approaches to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition programs and services in the aging services network through collaboration with senior centers.
March 8, 2024
Commit to Connect, ACL’s initiative to reduce social isolation and loneliness, is hosting virtual office hours for professionals interested in public health strategies to advance social connection. Sample discussion topics include partnering with public health departments around policy, systems, and environmental change and identifying sustainable social connection programs.
March 7, 2024
Every two years, NIDILRR releases this report to provide stakeholders with detailed information on how NIDILRR funding is being used, how NIDILRR research is making a difference, what products are being produced by NIDILRR grants, highlights from former grantees, and how NIDILRR is collaborating across the federal government to achieve its mission.
March 7, 2024
Earlier today, Alison Barkoff testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee about the Older Americans Act, the critical importance of its programs and the aging services network that implements its programs, and ACL’s work to strengthen and support both. The OAA was last reauthorized in 2020 and will expire on September 30, 2024.
March 6, 2024
Webinar participants will learn about the Strategies Center and hear from senior leaders from the White House and across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The speakers will discuss work that federal agencies are doing to strengthen the nation’s capacity to support community living by improving the recruitment, retention, and training of this vital workforce.
March 5, 2024
The RERC on Technologies to Enhance Independence and Community Living Among People with Cognitive Disabilities will conduct research, development, and related activities focused on technologies that support the community living and participation of adults with cognitive disabilities.
March 4, 2024
Funding for dementia programming is often time limited. Early planning and flexibility are necessary to sustain successful programs. In this webinar, participants will hear about two programs that have been sustained years after initial ACL dementia grant funding ended.
February 29, 2024
This March, join ACL’s Disability Employment Technical Assistance Center (DETAC) for a webinar as we observe both Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month. This webinar will cover innovative strategies for removing barriers to further advance competitive, integrated employment and economic outcomes for people with developmental disabilities and brain injuries through small business ownership.
February 29, 2024
Join the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) for a lunch & learn webinar to hear Dr. Carli Friedman, Director of Research at The Council on Quality and Leadership, present on the social determinants of health and disability.
February 28, 2024
Join ACL’s Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP) to celebrate the 52nd anniversary of the national Senior Nutrition Program, which is funded by the Older Americans Act. This virtual event will recognize the national program's impact and the importance of connectedness in the everyday work of local programs to support the health and well-being of older adults.

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