Announcements

July 11, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET   Keeping a pulse on the latest trends in the Aging Network helps drive innovation as Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) adapt to shifting demographics and policy priorities in their communities. How are AAAs engaging in integrated care opportunities? What kinds of services do AAAs commonly offer? How are AAAs addressing funding and sustainability?
July 10, 2017
ACL's Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities recently awarded five-year grants to 42 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs). The UCEDDs will receive a total of $22,974,000 a year to address issues, find solutions, and advance research in order to improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families. ACL also awarded continuation grants to an additional 25 UCEDDs, to continue their five-year grant cycles.
July 6, 2017
A new Aging Today article entitled, "Whistlestop takes a human-centered, measured approach to managed care," highlights a nonprofit community-based organization and how it is partnering with healthcare provider and payers to meet growing demand for services. Whistlestop is a community-based organization that promotes the independence, well-being and quality of life for older adults and people living with disabilities.
July 6, 2017
See updates below. June 29: More than three out of four individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities live at home with a family member. Of those not living with a family member, 84% share a home with six or fewer people with developmental disabilities. These statistics highlight the trend of community living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, which is supported by federal and state policy.
July 6, 2017
Adults with disabilities in the U.S. face significant barriers to preventing ongoing health conditions and accessing health care services. Evidence-based programs are one way to address these health disparities. Through this webinar, Building Inclusive Programs to Serve Adults with Disabilities, attendees will learn more about:
June 28, 2017
Date/Time: July 19, 2017, 2-3 p.m. ET Webinar Description:
June 28, 2017
The National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) is seeking applicants for the Disability Network Business Acumen Learning Collaborative.
June 21, 2017
The Jewish Federations of North America’s Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care invites you to participate in their webinar, Embracing the Future: How Technology Can Reduce Social Isolation Among Older Adults, on July 6, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm ET. This webinar will focus on innovative methods of using technology to reduce social isolation in a Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) way for those in the aging services network.
June 21, 2017
The words people and organizations use demonstrate their perspectives and provide references for discussions. Community-based organizations (CBOs) looking to work with new integrated care or health service systems, such as Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) need to understand the common terminology used in those systems. This webinar will help with learning about how using common terms can further efforts to develop collaborative relationships with health plans and systems while continuing to further the mission of CBOs.
June 20, 2017
Thursday, 22 June, from 1:00 – 2:30 pm 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 A Chronic Care Management Business Model: Moving from Planning to Implementation. This webinar will guide participants through the business model, billing, contracting, and marketing concepts for a care management program. As always, participants will also have an opportunity to ask any other business acumen-related questions after the presentation.

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