Announcements

May 5, 2020
ACL is pleased to announce the third meeting of the Family Caregiving Advisory Council, established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act.   RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Webinar Meeting May 20-21, 2020, 1:00-4:00 PM ET   Online Attendance:
May 4, 2020
ACL, CDC, HRSA, and NIA are partnering to provide a new series of webinars: Focus on Aging: Federal Partners’ Webinar Series. This webinar series will address important topics for public health and health care professionals, aging services organizations, the research community, and other stakeholders in aging. Each webinar will include information specific to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, as well as their caregivers. This May 13 webinar will be the first of the Focus on Aging series, and will emphasize emergency preparedness.
May 4, 2020
Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 9:30am - 11:15am ET
May 1, 2020
  Today marks the start of Older Americans Month. While we cannot celebrate it as usual, we still encourage individuals and communities to reflect on the countless contributions that older adults make to our lives and nation. This year's theme, "Make Your Mark," highlights the difference everyone can make – in the lives of older adults, in support of caregivers, and to strengthen communities. Following are some materials available to help you observe Older Americans Month in our new "virtual" reality.
April 30, 2020
Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) and the leadership of the ACL-funded Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) have announced the 2020-2021 SARTAC Fellowship Award recipients.
April 29, 2020
Register for the webinar on Wednesday, May 13, at 3:00 - 4:30 PM ET.
April 28, 2020
  Use the IRS Non-filer Tool by Tuesday, May 5, for full payment as soon as possible
April 28, 2020
Here's what's new on our COVID-19 resource page: Know the symptoms: The CDC has updated its list of COVID-19 symptoms. The updated list of symptoms includes cough, shortness of breath, or at least two of the following: fever chills or repeated shaking with chills muscle pain headache sore throat new loss of taste or smell  Guidance for Grantees:

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