People are coming together to help survivors of Hurricane Harvey in many ways. This support shows the positive side of people helping other people. Our networks are working hard to take care of each other. Americans are supporting those who are in need – they are doing so selflessly and with good intentions. First responders, the military, and regular citizens are working tirelessly to help our aging and disability communities with their needs.
August 31, 2017
August 29, 2017
Today, at the National Adult Protective Services Association conference, ACL released the first consistently, systematically, and nationally collected data on the abuse of older adults and adults with disabilities.
August 23, 2017
The Aging and Disability Business Institute [operated by National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and a team of partners] has launched a new Readiness Assessment tool, a powerful resource that will help community-based organizations (CBOs) determine their capacity and preparedness for engaging in contractual partnerships with health care payers an
August 15, 2017
These 2017 CDSME grantees will reach about 38,000 older adults and adults with disabilities with evidence-based self-management programs, empowering them to better manage their chronic conditions.
August 11, 2017
* Note: The deadline for the RFI survey has been extended to August 16. July 17, 2017
August 9, 2017
Five state teams have been selected for participation in the Disability Network Business Acumen Learning Collaborative. This effort is led by the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) in partnership with nine national organizations.
August 7, 2017
The Home and Community- Based Services (HCBS) Quality Measure Development webinar is the third event in ACL's HCBS quality informational webinar series. Agenda items will include discussion of the importance of quality measurement, how measures are developed, and the progress made through measure development. The webinar will conclude with a brief question and answer session.
August 3, 2017
ACL is releasing new resources from the Business Acumen Initiative to provide background on this work and to feature case studies from community-based organizations (CBOs) that highlight their activities to secure contracts and develop relationships with partner organizations. Launched in 2012, this program aims to strengthen the aging and disability networks from the inside, building their business skills and enhancing their effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability. View these new materials:
July 19, 2017
Staff from the Administration for Community Living will be attending the national n4a conference on July 29 - August 2 to make several presentations.