Announcements

September 13, 2019
A new issue brief has been released entitled "What I Want my Doctor to Know About How Arthritis and Chronic Pain Affect My Everyday Life" under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).
September 11, 2019
Register for the meeting on Friday, September 20 at 9 am - 4:30 pm. Register today to join a public meeting on the development of a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Action Plan to Prevent Opioid Addiction and Enhance Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (SUPPORT Act).
September 10, 2019
Register for the webinar on Wednesday, September 18 at 3 - 4 pm ET. People living in long-term care (LTC) facilities can be vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Recognizing and addressing abuse and neglect in LTC facilities as well as knowing their rights is crucial for both residents and their family members.   
September 10, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
September 9, 2019
ACL awarded a five-year cooperative agreement to the Oasis Institute for $3,800,578 annually to establish a National Volunteer Care Corps.  The Oasis Institute, in partnership with the Caregiver Action Network, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Altarum will foster innovative models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults or persons with disabilities with non-medical care in order to maintain their independence.
September 6, 2019
ACL recently awarded seven grantees for innovative projects that will enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition services programs provided by the national aging services network. The grants total $1,748,404 for this year with a three-year project period. Through this grant program, ACL aims to identify innovative and promising practices that can be scaled across the country and to increase the use of evidence-informed practices within nutrition programs.  The seven organizations receiving grants and their projects are:
September 4, 2019
The ACL-funded Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities National Training Center is launching a Fall 2019 ECHO virtual learning network. The MHDD ECHO gives participants the opportunity to take an active role in dialogue with subject matter experts and with their fellow participants.
August 30, 2019
Two new grants have been awarded for the

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