NAHC Analysis: Proposed Rule for Adult Protective Services

By:

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 […]

Read More

Input Needed: Proposed Regulations for Adult Protective Services Programs

By:

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 […]

Read More

ACL Proposes Key Changes for State Agencies on Aging

By:

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 […]

Read More

NAHC to White House: FY2024 Needs Big Investment in Medicaid HCBS

By:

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has written to the Biden administration to recommend that the President’s FY 2024 budget request include at least $300 billion to support Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). This budget request reflects the CBO’s preliminary estimate associated with the Better Care Better Jobs Act (S. 2210/H.R. […]

Read More

NAHC Submits Comments on National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers

By:

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, […]

Read More

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

By:

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 […]

Read More

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

By:

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 […]

Read More

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

By:

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 […]

Read More

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

By:

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 […]

Read More

NAHC Urges Congress to Increase Funding for Programs Serving Elderly

By:

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has joined other likeminded organizations in writing a letter to leaders in Congress, urging them to fully fund programs that serve the nation’s elderly by not relying on continuing resolutions (CR), which do not increase and fail to meet the urgent needs of this vulnerable population. Congress […]

Read More

NAHC Urges Congress to Increase Funding for Programs Serving Elderly

By:

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has joined other likeminded organizations in writing a letter to leaders in Congress, urging them to fully fund programs that serve the nation’s elderly by not relying on continuing resolutions (CR), which do not increase and fail to meet the urgent needs of this vulnerable population. Congress […]

Read More

Webinar: Insights and Strategies for Reducing Suicide among Older Adults

By:

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 […]

Read More