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Jun 16, 2022 - Highlights the work of a rural nonprofit organization, Envida, which offers transportation and homecare in Colorado. Discusses the service needs of rural clients, older adults, and people with disabilities who require transportation to access healthcare services, even as telehealth options expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Notes challenges related to behavioral healthcare access and coordination of services.
Source: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
May 6, 2022 - The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking comment on recommended changes to Code of Federal Regulation's section on Grants to State and Community Programs on Aging, Grants to Indian Tribes for Support and Nutrition Services, Grants for Supportive and Nutritional Services to Older Hawaiian Natives, and Allotments for Vulnerable Elder Rights Protection Activities. ACL specifically is interested in information on challenges faced by older adults, elders, and family caregivers in receiving services under the Older Americans Act, and challenges in delivering services under the Act. Comments are due by June 6, 2022.
Source: Federal Register