Resources and Grants
This section highlights funding opportunities and informational resources for all types of HCBS members.
We all have a lot riding on the personal and home care assistants who keep our home and community-based services (HCBS) programs running. Robyn Stone finds it inconceivable that we’ve invested so few dollars in training and supporting them. She suggests 5 steps LeadingAge members can take to change that.
CAST Supporter Intel-GE Care Innovations has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its cloud-based remote care management solution. Connect Remote Care Management (RCM) is a web-based platform that brings health care into the home while engaging family members in the care process.
The Beverly Foundation and the University of Massachusetts Boston initiated a new Senior Transportation Options Certificate Program. Organizing and managing transportation services that meet the needs of senior passengers is a major challenge for communities across America.
Applications are now being accepted for 2014 Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health
grants. Practice Change Leaders for Aging Health is a national program
to develop and expand the influence of organizational leaders who are
committed to achieving transformative improvements in care for older
adults. The grant amount is $45,000 and 10 grants will be awarded.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites applications for funding to conduct a randomized clinical trial of a multifactorial strategy for preventing serious fall-related injuries among non-institutionalized older persons. Applications are due Nov. 13, 2013