Administration For Community Living Administration On Aging


Administration for Community LivingAdministration on Aging

Alzheimer’s Disease Programs Initiative (ADPI)State and Community Grant Program Expand dementia-capability of states and communities through a single program; Deliver dementia specific evidence-based and evidence informed interventions tosupport people living with dementia and their caregivers; Improve and expand on person-centered care for individuals living withAlzheimer’s and dementia, Targeting supports to those with the greatest social and economic need; and Support paid and unpaid caregivers through provision of education, training andtools.Dementia Capability in Indian Country (NEW in 2020!)Grants to support federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations and/orconsortiums representing federally recognized tribes in these target activities.National Alzheimer’s Call Center In year 2 of 5 year grant 1.2M toward support of the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 call center

ACL ADRD Program Activities Dementia Capable ServicesDementia care training for health professionals in diagnosisprotocolsDementia capability in the IDD communityDementia capable care coordination trainingAwareness training for community service workersTraining of hospital system care coordination staffEarly Diagnosis Development of screening for early identification of dementiaand their family caregivers Increase in access to evidence-informed early stage memoryloss programs and behavioral support Community based multi-disciplinary group training program forindividuals with early diagnosis, mild cognitive impairmentEngagement of Faith–Based Community Outreach and training for clergy and faith-based communities Faith Care Connection program in network of churches Dementia Capable CommunitiesPilot “Dementia Capable Community” grant programs in 16communities“Dementia Friendly Business” campaign for businesses,customer and employee supportDementia Friendly Community projectsCommunity gatekeeper programs to identify possible cognitiveimpairment.Independent LivingImplementation of “Connections” intervention to matchindividuals’ functional levels with activities to sustainmeaningful engagement in lifeLaunching of a money management program to assist thosewith ADRD with financesImplementation of community gatekeeper programsReferral program partnering with nurses in low income housingcomplexesEmergency Preparedness In-person and online dementia training to first responders Training videos for law enforcement Friendly visitor EMT program

ACL-FUNDED ADRD PROGRAMS SUPPORTINGDIVERSE COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE NATION(as of November 2020)Grantee Snapshot: VTWAMTNDMNORUniversitiesHealthcare systemsAAAsStatesCountiesTribal entitiesCommunity-basedorgsHospice and palliativecare YMOWVVANCNHMACTRINJDE - 1DC - 1MDTNSCARMSTXMEALGAPopulations:LAFLAKAfrican AmericanAsian Pacific IslanderLatinxHIPRAmerican IndianAlaska NativesNative Hawaiian

National Alzheimer’s and Dementia ResourceCenter(NADRC) Technical Assistance to present, past and futuregrantees and stakeholders; Website makes issue briefs, toolkits, casestudies, reports and grantee products, availableto everyone; Facilitation of annual webinar series.

Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE)Family Caregivers Act of 2017overviewThe Family Caregiving Advisory Council (FCAC)“ to advise and provide recommendations, including best practices tothe Secretary on recognizing and supporting caregivers” The FCAC consists of: Ex-officio federal members Non-federal voting members (up to 15) Three subcommittees Goal driven and topic based Monthly meetings focus on Initial Report and National Strategydevelopment Reports An initial report; Annual updates

The FCAC Adopts Recommendations Five Priority Areas Awareness and Outreach for Family caregivers Engagement of Family Caregivers as Partners in Healthcareand Long-Term Services and Supports Services and Supports for Family Caregivers Financial and Workplace Security for Family Caregivers Research, Data and Evidence-Informed Practices Recommendations are the foundation for theNational Family Caregiving Strategy

Looking Ahead to 2021: Next Steps Complete the Council’s Initial Report to Congress Review and clearance Dissemination plan and outreach Develop the National Family Caregiving Strategy Based on adopted recommendations Informed outreach and public input8

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?I would be happy to discuss our work with youat any time!Erin Long, MSWOffice of Supportive and Caregiver ServicesAdministration on Aging/Administration for Community LivingU.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesErin.long@acl.hhs.gov202-795-7289

Dementia capable care coordination training Awareness training for community service workers Training of hospital system care coordination staff Dementia Capable Communities Pilot “Dementia apable ommunity” grant programs in 16 communities “