ACL: Request for Applications – Targeted Technical Assistance to Build the Business Capacity of Community-Based Aging and Disability Organizations for Integrated Services Partnerships

From the Administration for Community living:  Request for Applications – Targeted Technical Assistance to Build the Business Capacity of Community-Based Aging and Disability Organizations for Integrated Services Partnerships The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an opportunity for up to ten (10) networks of community-based aging and disability organizations to participate in a learning … Continue reading

ACL: International Day of Older Persons 2014: Expanding the Conversation on Domestic Violence

By Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator of ACL Today we join communities around the world in observing the International Day of Older Persons. October 1 was designated by the United Nations in 1990 to recognize the vital contributions of older people to the global community and to encourage member nations to thoughtfully … Continue reading

ACL: DOJ and HHS call for action to address abuse of older Americans

Allen Stross returns to his home after lunch at the North Berkeley Senior Center and some grocery shopping. Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle

Elder Justice Roadmap outlines critical path to combating problem Today, leaders in the fight against elder abuse announced a framework for tackling the highest priority challenges to elder abuse prevention and prosecution, and called on all Americans to take a stand against the serious societal problem of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.  Research suggests … Continue reading

Administration for Community Living: How the Older Americans Act Helps More Americans Stay “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow”

From our Colleagues at the Administratinon for Community Living:  By Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator of ACL During the month of May, our nation observes Older Americans Month. This tradition dates back to 1963 when President John F. Kennedy encouraged Americans to celebrate the contributions and sacrifices of older people with a … Continue reading

NCOA: Aging Program Funding From our colleagues at NCOA:  CMS to pass the baton to ACL! The FY14 budget signed by the President earlier this year officially transferred the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to the Administration for Community Living (ACL). About two-thirds of the 54 … Continue reading

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