Announcements

March 5, 2020
This week marks the start of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!
March 5, 2020
This week marks the start of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!
March 4, 2020
The HCBS Business Acumen Center has released the fifth and final module of the
March 4, 2020
ACL will award prizes totaling $500,000 to generate IT solutions to support integration of health care and human services Partnerships between health care and community-based social services organizations have been shown to improve health outcomes and lower costs. Today, ACL launched a Challenge Competition to spur development of the interoperable, statewide referral and analytics platforms needed to enable these partnerships.  
March 3, 2020
Senior Nutrition Programs: Submit Your Photos & Videos In March of 1972, Congress enacted the National Senior Nutrition programs. To honor that milestone, ACL is celebrating all month long! We need your help. We want to highlight how you make your mark, one bite at a time through the Congregate Nutrition Program. Submit video or photos (with captions) of your site so it can be recognized by ACL on its website and Facebook page.
March 3, 2020
With many illnesses, older adults and people with disabilities face higher risks of contracting the disease and/or experiencing complications, particularly if they also have chronic medical conditions. Consequently, there often are additional prevention and treatment recommendations for these populations. That currently is not the case for COVID-19.
March 2, 2020
On March 4, 2020, ACL is hosting more than 150 executives representing health plans and systems, federal and state government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and leaders from the aging and disability networks at the National Summit on Health Care and Social Service Integration.
February 25, 2020
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has opened a new funding opportunity for the 
February 24, 2020
ACL Administrator Lance Robertson and The SCAN Foundation President and CEO Bruce Chernoff published a blog on the Health Affairs website about health care organizations partnering with community-based social services networks (such as aging and disability organizations) to address social determinants of health. Read the blog here: Health Affairs (February 24)

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