Announcements

November 27, 2019
The Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC) brings together leaders from across the federal government to address issues of elder justice nationally. Council members include the leaders of federal departments, agencies, and entities administering programs related to abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation. The EJCC will host its next meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm ET. The meeting will take place at the Capitol Hilton in Washington DC and will be live-streamed online.
November 26, 2019
In 2019 the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requested that the National Quality Forum (NQF) convene a committee of experts with lived and professional experience in long-term services and supports (LTSS), and with the acute/primary/chronic care systems. This committee aims to provide ACL, CMS, federal and state entities, and the general public with a consensus-based, multistakeholder view of multiple areas of person-centered planning.
November 26, 2019
First webinar is Tuesday, December 3 at 2:00 PM ET. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) will host a three-part webinar series on self-care, managing anxiety, and mental health. These webinars are produced as part of the Paralysis Resource Center’s community education initiative. The webinars are for those caring for a loved one or individuals living with paralysis. Tuesday, December 3 at 2 P.M. ET
November 25, 2019
 Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. We are pleased to announce the 2020 theme: Make Your Mark.
November 22, 2019
Four new funding opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL have been announced for the
November 22, 2019
The FY 2020 Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) are now available via Grants.gov. There are two distinct FOAs this year:
November 21, 2019
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeks nominations of individuals to serve as non-federal public members on the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). The nomination period is open through Friday, January 24, 2020.
November 21, 2019
Applications are due Friday, December 20, at 9:00 p.m. ET.
November 19, 2019
Register for the webinar on Thursday, November 21, at 12 - 1:15 pm ET. Join the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) for a webinar on November 11 at 12 - 1:15 pm ET on "The Intersection of Opioid Misuse and Disability--A Focus on Traumatic Brain Injury."

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