Announcements

May 3, 2017
  Join the National Limb Loss Resource Center (funded by the Administration for Community Living and operated by the Amputee Coalition) for a webinar on May 17 at 1 pm Eastern on Sepsis and Limb Loss: Awareness and Prevention.
May 1, 2017
  The Aging and Disability Business Institute is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award!
May 1, 2017
  ACL's Paralysis Resource Center (PRC), operated by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, is announcing a Nursing Home Transition grant program for Centers for Independent Living (CILs)* across the country. Four grants up to $40,000 each will be awarded to transition people living with paralysis in nursing homes back into their homes or a community-based setting of their choice.
April 28, 2017
Join this National Council on Aging webinar for an update on behavioral health topics relevant to older adults:  A Spotlight on Older Adults and Behavioral Health One in four older Americans experience a behavioral health issue that is not a normal part of aging, yet they are less likely to receive treatment than younger individuals.
April 27, 2017
ACL is launching an informational webinar series about the agency's commitment to and development of measures for home and community-based services (HCBS) quality and to provide a platform among internal and external stakeholders to share developments and collaborate on efforts concerning HCBS quality. Due to technical difficulties, the first webinar has been rescheduled to May 10.
April 26, 2017
In recognition of Older Americans Month and Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) is hosting an informational webinar sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on:
April 20, 2017
The rapid expansion of Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) and other efforts to integrate healthcare and long-term services and supports is creating new opportunities and challenges for community-based organizations (CBOs)*. This change is compelling organizations to think differently about the services they offer, the customers they serve, and how to demonstrate the value they add to services and supports.
April 17, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017, 11:30am - 1:00pm ET People with disabilities experience sexual violence at rates more than three times higher than people without disabilities, yet national conversations around sexual assault often fail to meaningfully include survivors with disabilities.
April 17, 2017
As we age, our nutritional needs change, and concerns arise around safety and feeding abilities. This presentation will identify the unique concerns and needs of people with dementia, and provide tips on how to assist in addressing these needs. In addition, the web seminar will describe challenges of using Meals on Wheels for people with dementia.

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