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Evidence for the Impact of Money Follows the Person

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The Community Living Policy Center within the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University is hosting a webinar focused on Money Follows the Person (MFP). This webinar will highlight new research on the impact of MFP and provide an update on efforts to extend the program. It will also examine the benefits of MFP programs and their impact on in

Legal Assistance and the Aging Services Network: Strengthening Partnerships and Communication

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Older adults often require both legal and non-legal interventions to resolve issues they face. This webinar will focus on the importance of collaboration between legal assistance providers and the aging services network. Presenters will provide an overview of Older Americans Act programs and structure; highlight promising practices for connecting legal services with the aging and disability network; and discuss specific collaborative projects in North Dakota.
 
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Mainstream Housing Voucher Funding

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a notice of funding availability of $150 million for Mainstream Housing (Section 811) Vouchers. The funding is expected to house approximately 18,000 families. The funding will be awarded to public housing agencies (PHAs) to support vouchers that provide sustained community-based integrated housing opportunities to non-elderly people with disabilities.
 

Financial Capacity for People Living with Dementia and their Caregivers

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The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) will host a webinar discussing key aspects of financial, legal, and healthcare planning that can help to ensure a more stable future for persons living with dementia, and their caregivers. As dementia progresses, a person living with dementia will lose the ability to manage care and finances. This highlights the importance of planning for the future as s

How CBOs Can Address Social Determinants of Health

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Now that the term "social determinants of health" (SDOH) has entered the mainstream, health care providers and payers are looking to address SDOH in ways that can enhance their own efficiency. This webinar will help government agencies and human services organizations work more effectively with the health care system and other community stakeholders to:
  • Craft partnerships that align with your mission
  • Bring high quality services to your community
  • Create sustainable funding solutions for your organization

Integrating Culturally Relevant Mental Health Services in Primary Care Medicine for Older Adults

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This webinar, held in recognition of National Minority Mental Health Month, will review best practices for serving older adults of color and from different cultural groups. During this event, participants will learn tools such as how to integrate family into decision making and ways to address the challenges of time and transportation in accessing care.

Promising Practices Spotlight: Expanding Access to Rape Crisis Centers for Adults with I/DD

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The Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center (APS TARC) is an ACL resource center that works to enhance APS programs around the country. APS TARC is hosting an upcoming webinar focused on promising practices from the Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC). DPPC used money from an ACL grant awarded in 2015 to expand access to trauma and victim services for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are victims of sexual assault.

Stand for Quality - Capitol Hill Day

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Consumer Voice is hosting its first-ever summer Hill Day this year on July 18. Participants will meet with members of Congress and advocate for better quality care and quality of life for nursing home residents and other long-term care consumers. Consumer Voice will provide briefs, talking points, and other information to help participants deliver a strong message and share their concerns on topics, such as preserving the revised federal nursing home regulations and increasing funding for the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

Elder Justice Training

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The Nebraska State Unit on Aging is co-sponsoring a training for professionals in the aging network in collaboration with AARP Nebraska, University of Nebraska Omaha Department of Gerontology, Creighton University School of Law, Nebraska Bankers Association, and Legal Aid of Nebraska.

Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness Among People Living With Dementia

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This webinar will discuss strategies programs can use to address social isolation and loneliness among people with dementia who live alone. During the event, presenters will review increased risk factors for people living alone with dementia and cover the most needed services. The webinar will also discuss how you can optimize care delivery for persons who live alone with dementia. 
 

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