APS TARC Webinar: Using AI to Predict Adult Maltreatment

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Adult Protective Services (APS) agencies are collecting and reporting more and more data on adult maltreatment, yet very little research has been done to explore how this data could inform predictive risk factors associated with maltreatment. Join our Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center for a webinar describing the purpose and results of an ACL-funded research project to assess how artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other “big data” tools could help identify individuals who are at increased risk for abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Reducing Food Insecurity and Nutrition-Related Chronic Diseases During COVID Among Medicaid HCBS Beneficiaries

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The Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) host a monthly webinar series that invites subject matter experts and practitioners from across the home-and-community-based services (HCBS) spectrum to share insights and best practices to develop high quality HCBS services and programs.  

January Office Hours for the VBID Hospice Benefit Component

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center’s Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model team will host its monthly office hours to provide technical and operational support to interested stakeholders. This office hours session will focus on answering live questions from attendees. During office hours, presenters will also answer questions received in advance; please submit any questions prior to the session by emailing the VBID Mailbox at

RAISE Act, State Policies, and NASHP’s State Medicaid Policy Institute on Family Caregiving

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NASHP is launching a 12-month State Medicaid Policy Institute on Family Caregiving to help states implement or improve their systemic approaches to support family caregivers and invites states to apply by Jan. 29, 2021. The institute’s work will reflect the RAISE Family Caregivers Act Advisory Council’s recommendations.
An informational webinar, supported by The John Hartford Foundation, is scheduled for 3 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.

Know Your Resources — Orientation to the IL-NET National Training & Technical Assistance Center for CILs and SILCs

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The IL-NET National Training & Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center, operated by ILRU in collaboration with NCIL, APRIL, and the University of Montana Rural Institute and RTC: Rural, supports Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs) in building capacity to run strong, effective organizations.

The National I&R Support Center Webinar Series: Older Adults and Technology

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As the population of older adults grows, increasing numbers of older adults in three distinct categories might require the services of mental health, substance abuse, and aging systems in the future: (1) older adults with mental health conditions; (2) individuals who develop late-life mental health conditions; and (3) persons living with dementia and co-occurring treatable mental health conditions or substance abuse disorders.


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