HHS Releases Plan on Aging Strategic Framework, Seeks Feedback

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The Administration for Community Living (ACL) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a strategic framework to develop a National Plan on Aging that coordinates activities across federal, state, and local governments as well as the private sector to improve the lives of older adults in America. While the framework largely […]

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NAHC Analysis: Proposed Rule for Adult Protective Services

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The Administration for Community Living is soliciting feedback on a proposed rule that aims to set the first-ever federal regulations for adult protective services (APS) programs. This rule is designed to enhance the consistency and quality of APS services provided by states, with the overarching goal of better serving adults who face or are at […]

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Input Needed: Proposed Regulations for Adult Protective Services Programs

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The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking input on a proposed rule to establish the first-ever federal regulations for adult protective services (APS) programs. Instructions for submitting comments and registering for an informational webinar can be found on ACL.gov. APS programs across the country support older adults and adults with disabilities who experience, or […]

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ACL Proposes Key Changes for State Agencies on Aging

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Webinar tomorrow! See details below The Administration for Community Living  (ACL) has issued a proposed rule proposed that updates  the regulations for its Older Americans Act (OAA) programs. The updates are needed to align regulations to the current statute and reflect the needs of today’s older adults. The proposed rule addresses issues that have emerged […]

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NAHC Submits Comments on National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Community Living (ACL) released the 2022 National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers.  The strategy is intended to serve as a national roadmap for better recognizing and supporting family and kinship caregivers of all ages, backgrounds, and caregiving situations. ALC opened the strategy for public comments, […]

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Call with Surgeon General: Increasing Bivalent Vax of Elderly & Disabled

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs and the Administration for Community Living invite you to join a webinar with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and other subject matter experts on how we can work together to accelerate vaccination of people with disabilities, older adults, and others who are […]

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Federal Grant Will Create New Center to Support the Direct Care Workforce

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Information on grants is here The federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) plans to create a new initiative that will serve as a technical assistance and capacity-building center for direct care workers providing home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ACL intends to award a five-year grant to a lead entity to create […]

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Federal Grant Will Create New Center to Support the Direct Care Workforce

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Information on grants is here The federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) plans to create a new initiative that will serve as a technical assistance and capacity-building center for direct care workers providing home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ACL intends to award a five-year grant to a lead entity […]

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Federal Grant Will Create New Center to Support the Direct Care Workforce

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Information on grants is here The federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) plans to create a new initiative that will serve as a technical assistance and capacity-building center for direct care workers providing home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ACL intends to award a five-year grant to a lead entity to create […]

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Webinar: Unleashing the Capabilities of MAOs to Deliver Health Innovation for Older Adults in Underserved Settings

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Thursday, October 7 2:30PM – 4:00PM ET REGISTER As part of a broader partnership, CMMI, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) are jointly sponsoring a webinar titled, Unleashing the Capabilities of MAOs to Deliver Health Innovation for Older Adults in Underserved Settings on October 7 from 2:30-4:00 […]

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Webinar: Insights and Strategies for Reducing Suicide among Older Adults

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET Webinar Registration This webinar is intended to raise awareness about suicide and highlight strategies to help professionals, consumers, families, and communities understand the role they can play in promoting emotional well-being and preventing suicide. Speakers will discuss the impact of suicide in later life, the implementation […]

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ACL/CMS Webinar: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among Direct Service Workers

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Thursday, July 1, 2021, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET Registration Vaccine uptake among direct service workers (DSWs) is particularly important for personal health and safety and to the many individuals that DSWs support, due to the high contact, personal nature of home care. However, DSWs experience many barriers to vaccination including culturally competent and accessible […]

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