September 21, 2017
The National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers is a two-day meeting sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health through private sector support. The summit will take place at the National Institutes of Health’s William H. Natcher Building (Building #45) on October 16-17, 2017, in Bethesda, MD. The summit is free and open to the public. It will also be live streamed by videocast.
September 21, 2017
Register for the webinar on September 27 at 1 pm ET.
September 20, 2017
The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Innovation (CMMI) is looking to revamp its priorities for the new administration and has issued an informal Request for Information seeking YOUR input. They intend to chart “a new direction to promote patient-centered care and test market-driven reforms that empower beneficiaries as consumers, provide price transparency, increase choices and competition to drive quality, reduce costs, and improve outcomes. “
September 19, 2017
Register for September 27 webinar
September 18, 2017
The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL) commissioned a supplemental issue of Generations through its National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) in an effort to advance the establishment and enhancement of dementia-capable home and community-based systems. It is titled Supporting People with Dementia and Their Caregivers in the Community. The Generations supplement is comprised of 18 articles authored by experts in a broad range of dementia care and advocacy topics.
September 15, 2017
September 19 webinar highlights the Senior Risk program; suicide risk factors in older adults The National Council on Aging (NCOA) will host a webinar September 19 called Using the Senior Reach Program to Address Risk Factors for Suicide Among Older Adults. Older adults may experience conditions that increase their risk for suicide, including depression, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, and social isolation. Participants in this webinar will learn more about:
September 15, 2017
Webinar series State of the Science: Advances at the Intersection of Aging and Long-Term Disability The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) along with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) will host a webinar series during the week of October 16. This series, State of the Science: Advances at the Intersection of Aging and Long-Term Disability, will highlight recent advances in research, support, and long term services for people aging with disabilities.
September 14, 2017
Profiles for ACL’s 2017 Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) grantees are now available on our
September 13, 2017
Date/Time: September 27, 2017 from 2-3 p.m. ET Webinar Description: The goal of this web seminar is to review how HIPAA and its Privacy Rule permits the sharing of patient information with family members, friends and caregivers, as well as the components of the HIPAA right-of-access and ways in which it enables individuals and their caregivers to be more involved in their own care. Participants in this web seminar will be able to:
September 12, 2017
ACL recently awarded grants totaling nearly $3 million to 14 states to support caregivers by strengthening lifespan respite care programs. These programs seek to improve the well-being of families by coordinating existing respite systems, providing education and training opportunities, and expanding respite services.

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