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Traumatic Brain Injury Stakeholder Day

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. The Administration for Community Living is hosting Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Stakeholder Day on March 3, 2020. TBI Stakeholder Day is an opportunity for members of the TBI community to come to Washington, DC to discuss important issues around TBI services, supports, and systems and to learn from other stakeholders, brain injury survivors, family members, support networks, and state and federal representatives.

ACL is also hosting a brown bag lunch during Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on March 4, 2020.

The Census and the Disability Community: Get Ready to Be Counted!

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This webinar will provide an overview of why the 2020 Census matters for the disability community. During the webinar, presenters will discuss the basics of the 2020 Census and share resources and materials for a successful Get out the Count (GOTC) effort. This webinar is sponsored by the National Disability Rights Network and The Arc.


RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Meeting

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ACL has announced the second meeting of the advisory council established by the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. The purpose of this council is to provide recommendations on effective models of family caregiving and support to family caregivers. This meeting is open to the public. Individuals have the option to attend in person in Washington, DC or join virtually. 

ADvancing States Spring Meeting

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The 2020 ADvancing States Virtual Spring Meeting will take place online, June 10-11th, for state directors of aging, disabilities, and Medicaid LTSS. This annual roundtable-style discussion symposium will feature sessions that are live webcasted and feature active participation from attendees and panelists. Check out the infographic below for an overview of our Virtual Spring Meeting.

Combating Chronic Conditions

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Nearly 6 in 10 Americans live with at least one chronic disease, such as heart disease, cancer or diabetes. Chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in America, and up to 90 cents of every health care dollar is spent treating people with chronic illnesses. This event is a deep-dive conversation to explore the policies, strategies and innovations that could improve primary care treatment for patients with chronic diseases.

Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting

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The Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC) coordinates activities related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation across the federal government. Council members include the leaders of federal departments, agencies, and entities administering programs related to abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation. EJCC has announced that they will hold an upcoming meeting on Tuesday, December 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Caregiving on the Homefront

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Politico is hosting a conversation about the military caregiver experience and the challenges that military caregivers face in getting support. This discussion will explore policies and procedures that could help improve the military caregiver experience. This event will take place on Thursday, October 17 in Washington, DC. 

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Public Meeting - RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council

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The Administration for Community Living has announced the first meetings of the advisory councils established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act and the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG) Act. The RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council is responsible for providing recommendations on effective models of family caregiving and support to family caregivers, as well as improving coordination across federal government programs.

2019 Retirement and Disability Research Consortium Meeting

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The Social Security Administration’s Retirement and Disability Research Consortium (RDRC) is holding their annual meeting highlighting current consortia research projects funded by the administration. Participants can attend the meeting in person or via live stream.


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Demystifying Social Security: 2019 Summer Academy for Interns and Young Professionals

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The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is hosting a day-long seminar for interns, students, and young professionals to learn about the basics of Social Security. Attendees will learn about Social Security’s structure and financing, factors that impact adequacy of benefits, and why Social Security is relevant for younger generations. Seminar attendees will also discuss policy proposal and participate in a workshop to develop a solution for Social Security’s solvency and benefit adequacy.


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