September 1, 2016
CMS is seeking input on Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposals. With this rule, CMS aims to improve how Medicare pays for primary care for people with multiple chronic conditions, cognitive impairment, and mobility-related impairments. More specifically, CMS is proposing:
September 1, 2016
The NIDILRR-funded Pacific ADA Regional Center will host a webinar, FEMA Promising Practices: Fire Preparedness and Post-Disaster Accessibility Issues in the Home, September 8th, 2:30-4pm ET. This webinar will have two presentations that look at preparedness and accessibility issues in the home, including selecting and installing smoke alarms and alert systems that meet the needs of people with disabilities.
September 1, 2016
UCEDD Fall 2016 Diversity Grants AIDD awarded FY2016 National Training Initiative funding totaling over $1 Million to 22 UCEDDs. The grants seek to build cultural competence capacity within and increase the diversity of leadership, staff, and governing bodies across the DD network. They also seek to increase the number of people from underrepresented communities who benefit from AIDD-supported programs and to improve the recruitment and employment of people from underrepresented communities within the UCEDD network.
August 29, 2016
Please note that the correct registration link is: Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET
August 19, 2016
August 18, 2016 ACL's Administration on Aging is pleased to announce grants totaling $2.2 million to assist 13 state Adult Protective Services (APS) systems in addressing the abuse, neglect, and exploitations of older adults and people with disabilities. Arizona, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, and Tennessee will use the two-year grants to enhance statewide APS systems, improve practices and data collection, and interface with ACL’s National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).
August 18, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30pm ET ACL's Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to a business acumen webinar on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed expansion of bundled payments for cardiac care and care coordination. 
August 15, 2016
The public is invited to submit comments on ACL reporting systems collecting data on the Long-term Care Ombudsman and Adult Protective Services (APS) programs. National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System
August 9, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 1:00-2:00 pm EST Join us for a webinar involving two ACL-funded initiatives. The Amputee Coalition is dedicated to providing services and supports to people living with limb loss and or limb differences. Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are cross disability organizations that provide an array of services to all people with disabilities. CILs exist in over 300 communities and in every state and territory. 
August 4, 2016
August 1, 2016 On July 7, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposal to expand the Diabetes Prevention Program to Medicare beneficiaries beginning on January 1, 2018. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a structured lifestyle intervention that includes dietary coaching, lifestyle intervention, and moderate physical activity, all with the goal of preventing the onset of diabetes in individuals who are pre-diabetic.
August 2, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 3:00-4:00 pm ET Join the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center to learn about two faith-related programs for people with dementia and their caregivers— the Alzheimer’s Orange County Interfaith Outreach Program in California and the Respite Ministry in Montgomery, Alabama. Learn more and register for this webinar.

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