National Home & Community Based Services Annual Conference 2018

March 20, 2018

States continue to effectively engage and serve their citizens despite facing new challenges, reduced budgets and a growing need for HCBS services. The National Home and Community Based Services Conference showcases their accomplishments, allowing states to recognize the work of their peers, share innovative programs and present unique partnerships. This year’s Conference will be held… Read more »

HCBS Quality Measurement Tools

February 9, 2018

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is hosting a webinar on Home and Community-Based (HCBS) Measurement Tools. This webinar is the fourth event in ACL’s HCBS quality informational webinar series. Presenters will discuss background and progress updates on the HCBS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey, the Experience of Care (EOC) Survey… Read more »

The Together at the Table: Hunger & Poverty Summit

September 10, 2015

The Together at the Table: Hunger & Poverty Summit is an opportunity for leaders and practitioners from across the country to share their knowledge and expertise on addressing poverty, with a specific emphasis on food insecurity. The Summit provides evidence-based research and best-practice models for groups and organizations working in these fields. Summit speakers and… Read more »

Toolkit: Improving Aging Services for LGBT Seniors

August 17, 2017

In this webinar, listeners will have the opportunity to learn from Tim R. Johnston, Manager of Education and Training for the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging – why it’s different to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender identified individual. This interactive webinar explored the culture, needs and concerns of LGBT older… Read more »

National Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference

August 25, 2015

The National Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference is an important opportunity for professionals in this arena to share best practices, learn about unique partnerships, and network with their peers, in addition to federal, state, and local policymakers and those who administer, manage and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs.

Food Is Medicine: Opportunities in Public and Private Health Care for Supporting Nutritional Counseling and Medically-Tailored, Home-Delivered Meals

April 15, 2015

For critically and chronically ill people, food is medicine. With adequate amounts of nutritious food, people who are sick have a better response to medication, maintain and gain strength, and have improved chances of recovery. This report focuses on the provision of nutritional counseling and the delivery of medically-tailored, home-delivered meals to those with debilitating… Read more »

National Spending for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), 2012

April 15, 2015

Long-term services and supports (LTSS) for the elderly and younger populations with disabilities are a significant component of national health care spending. In 2012, spending for these services was $219.9 billion (9.3 percent of all U.S. personal health care spending), almost two-thirds of which was paid by the federal-state Medicaid program. Medicaid spending for LTSS… Read more »