2017 Hurricane Response

Announcements

October 18, 2017
ACL recently awarded Elder Justice Innovation Grants totaling nearly $2.2 million to five non-profit organizations to support the development and advancement of emerging practices to prevent and respond to the abuse of older adults and adults with disabilities. These two-year grants seek to improve the well-being of abuse survivors, study outcomes of Adult Protective Services (APS) interventions, and test promising practices related to APS work. A rigorous evaluation component is built into each of these new grants.   Responses to Reduce Harm:
October 18, 2017
The Administration for Community Living recently awarded a new grant totaling $950,638 for the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) to Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). This is a three-year continuation grant. NCEA, in partnership with key stakeholders, will build upon a strong foundation to engage professionals and empower communities to establish, strengthen, and support just and thriving societies working together to eliminate elder abuse.
October 17, 2017
Just in case you missed it, Next Avenue recently announced their 2017 Influencers in Aging.
October 17, 2017
Two competitive grants have been awarded by ACL's Independent Living Administration to TIRR Memorial Hermann Health System for the Independent Living Research Utilizati
October 16, 2017
The Administration for Community Living awarded 11 grants totaling $10,787,854 over a three-year period through the Alzheimer's Disease Initiative: Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) program, which builds and expands dementia capability in states and communities and fills gaps in services for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers.
October 16, 2017
The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) has developed several case studies about creating partnerships between community-based organizations (CBOs) and health care organizations.
October 16, 2017
The Social Security Administration and the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy are
October 4, 2017
FY 2018 Application Portal Open; Application Deadline is October 13
October 4, 2017
On September 29, President Trump signed an executive order continuing the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) through September 30, 2019.
October 4, 2017
ACL has awarded two grants totaling $485,558 to assist with recovery efforts in Texas and Florida following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission received $300,000, and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs received $185,558. Both are one-year grants.

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