Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET Join the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center for a webinar on creating communities that are safe and respectful, provide support, and work toward quality of life for people living with dementia and their families. Webinar participants will learn about key concepts related to Dementia Friendly Communities and hear from community leaders putting these concepts into action.
August 11, 2015
July 17, 2015
July 15, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET Join the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center for a webinar about the prevalence and characteristics of people with dementia who live alone. Topics will include the signs of self-neglect, intervention strategies, and the experiences of people with dementia who live alone. Register and learn more.
May 26, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET Join the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (formerly the ADSSP National Resource Center) for a webinar focused on updates to the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA). Webinar participants will learn about recent updates to NAPA as they relate to care and services for people with dementia and their caregivers and how NAPA updates influence practice.
May 21, 2015
The White House Conference on Aging released a policy brief on elder justice, a key focus area for the 2015 Conference. The Policy Brief on Elder Justice explores the ways in which older Americans may be susceptible to financial exploitation and other forms of elder abuse. It also describes the federal efforts being made to prevent, identify, and respond to elder abuse.
March 13, 2015
The 2020 Federal Youth Transition Plan: A Federal Interagency Strategy outlines how the partner agencies will enhance interagency coordination through the identification of a shared vision, compatible outcome goals, and policy priorities, ultimately leading to improved outcomes for youth with disabilities by 2020. The Plan was developed by The Federal Partners in Transition (FPT) with representatives from four federal agencies, the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Department of Labor, and the Social Security Administration.
September 25, 2014
The Administration on Aging, a program division within ACL, is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants—totaling over $4.8 million and funded by the 2014 Prevention and Public Health Fund—to advance the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based falls prevention programs and strategies across the nation.
September 25, 2014
The Administration on Aging, a program division within ACL, is pleased to announce that it has awarded a grant in the amount of $765,152 to the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. The grant continues funding of the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA).
September 10, 2014
ACL is pleased to announce awards totaling $2,023,646 to seventeen states to further implement the requirements of the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006.