Advisory Council April 2017 Meeting Presentation: LTSS Committee Update



Monday, April 17, 2017

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Long-Term Services and Supports Committee Update

Administration for Community Living

  • 2017 ADSSP Funding Opportunity Announcement released March 13, 2017. Applications due May, 12, 2017.
  • 2017 ADI-SSS Funding Opportunity Announcement expected to be released in coming weeks/months.
  • Hosted several Alzheimer's and Dementia sessions (Advance Planning, Faith-Related Programs, Translating Evidence-Based Interventions, Strategies for those Living Alone with Dementia) at March 2017 Aging Society of America (ASA) Chicago Conference (246 attendees).
  • Coordinating a special electronic Alzheimer's and Dementia edition of Generations: Journal of the American Society on Aging for publication later in 2017.


ACL, CDC & NIA -- Dementia Resources and Research Webinar

  • ACL, CDC & NIA collaboration held a webinar March 1, 2017
  • Provided information on improving coordination of federal resources and promoting awareness of research participation opportunities
    • Featured : Veterans and their caregivers, Financial exploitation, and Depression & dementia
  • Audience included aging and disability, public health, and research professionals
  • Over 1,000 registered to attend
  • Free Continuing Education available for up to 2 years after the live webinar (through 4/4/2019)
  • Videocast available at


    • Arizona UCEDD is using leveraged funds to Identify and Address Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through Prevention and Training
  • AoD State Councils on Developmental Disabilities
    • Build on existing public and private partnerships to support a comprehensive public education campaign addressing the medical and social impacts of the correlation between aging adults (age 50+) with Down Syndrome who are at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.


Indian Health Service

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