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September 12, 2023
ACL’s Office of Network Advancement (ONA) is announcing a new award to USAging for the Center of Excellence (COE) to Align Health and Social Care: Enhancing Community-Based Aging and Disability Organizations to Improve Access to Long-Term Services and Supports.
September 11, 2023
Join ACL and the HHS Office for Civil Rights today, Monday, September 11, at 1:00 PM ET, to learn more about the key provisions of the proposed updates to HHS’ regulations implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
September 11, 2023
ACL is seeking input on a proposed rule to establish the first-ever federal regulations for adult protective services (APS) programs.
September 8, 2023
This three-year, $4.79 million grant will support a collaborative, multi-partner effort to build knowledge and advance fall prevention efforts across the nation.
September 8, 2023
The joint meeting will focus on an analysis of public comments on the 2022 National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers and updates from federal agencies about their progress in implementing the strategy.
September 7, 2023
Today at noon, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra will make an exciting announcement on an issue that is critically important to the disability community. You can join the event virtually via livestream starting at 11:45 AM ET. Advance registration is not required.
September 6, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking comments on a proposed rule that would establish minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes. Research consistently shows a link between resident safety, care quality, and stable staffing in nursing homes; understaffing contributes to inadequate and unsafe care. 
September 6, 2023
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (The Rehab Act), as revised multiple times in various years, prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by federal agencies, in programs receiving federal financial assistance, in federal employment, and in the employment practices of federal contractors.
September 6, 2023
The National Center for Benefits Outreach and Enrollment is soliciting applications for grants from organizations who wish to become Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs). The grants are for the 19-month period from January 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025. BECs use person-centered strategies in a coordinated, community-wide approach to find and enroll low-income Medicare beneficiaries — both older adults age 65+ and adults with disabilities — into a range of public benefits.
August 30, 2023
During the webinar, aging and disability network organizations will discuss the issues that they’ve seen as Medicaid renewals restart following the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency with representatives from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The discussion will center around topics including eligibility, enrollment, and the continuation of critical services — including home and community-based services — for people with disabilities and older adults.

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