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May 22, 2024
During the webinar, the panel will discuss how people with disabilities and their families can access tools for financial education through centers for independent living (CILs). The panel will also share how state agencies, Hispanic and Latino community organizations, and the local Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) chapter in Colorado partnered on benefits counseling outreach to help maximize community inclusion and independent living for people with disabilities.
May 21, 2024
Collectively, these grantees are expected to reach approximately 7,000 older adults and adults with disabilities in the next four years. A key focus of this initiative is engaging underserved populations, including rural, low income, and/or Spanish-speaking older adults, and/or older adults who are blind or vision impaired. Grantees will reach participants through innovative remote and in-person delivery and work with diverse partners, including emergency response services, health care systems, and aging network organizations.
May 21, 2024
Please join us for a virtual meeting of the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council (RAISE) and the Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG).
May 17, 2024
The Virtual Dementia Tour, created by P.K. Beville, is a proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia through the use of sensory tools and instruction. Within tribal communities, it has become a powerful way to build understanding and open the door to greater conversation and education about dementia. During the webinar, presenters will discuss their experiences using the Virtual Dementia Tour and describe its impact within the Oneida Nation.
May 16, 2024
Please save the date for a hybrid event (both in-person and virtual) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the landmark Olmstead v. L.C. Supreme Court decision. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living and Office for Civil Rights, the event will take place on June 20, 2024, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET.
May 16, 2024
In this webinar, John D. Corrigan, PhD, ABPP, will introduce the new ASAM expectations for the treatment of persons with cognitive impairment, including "neurologic informed care." Implications for the identification of people in treatment who have a history of brain injury, as well as the use of accommodations to make treatment more accessible, will be discussed.
May 14, 2024
Join the Older Adults’ Equity Collaborative (OAEC) for their webinar highlighting innovative programming that fosters social connection. The OAEC includes five ACL-funded national Minority Aging Technical Assistance and Resource Centers (TARCs) that each focus on serving a unique community. Together, they work to ensure access and equity across aging services programs by providing technical assistance to the aging services network.
May 13, 2024
This June’s EJCC meeting will include a retrospective review and celebration of the accomplishments of the EJCC member agencies and departments and recognize a few federal leaders who have been instrumental in advancing knowledge and policies on the issue of elder justice. The meeting also will provide a look ahead to the EJCC’s future directions and commitments for the next decade.
May 13, 2024
Last week, ACL announced a final rule to establish the first federal regulations for Adult Protective Services (APS). The new regulations promote high quality APS and will improve consistency in services across states. With the final rule, ACL aims to support the national network that delivers APS with the ultimate goal of better meeting the needs of adults who experience, or are at risk of, maltreatment and self-neglect.

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