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Reducing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Direct Support Professionals

ANCOR has announced a new campaign, As a DSP It's Up to Me!, designed to increase vaccine acceptance among direct support professionals (DSPs) so they can protect people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A new COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit has been designed to reduce vaccine hesitancy among DSPs and offer a range of resources to help community providers engage in conversations with DSPs that encourage them to get vaccinated.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/74090

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Toolkit for Partner-Led Convenings

The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health has released a toolkit allowing partners to provide input into the development and implementation of a national strategy on hunger, nutrition, and health that will be announced in September 2022. The toolkit is designed to faciliate conversations with members about ending hunger, improving nutrition, and increasing physical activity.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73979

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How to Find Trustworthy Mental Health Information Online

NCOA has published a resource to help older adults navigate mental health information online. The resource discusses important details to pay attention to when reviewing digital content, including the source, author, and date of publication. The resource also explores how individuals can identify misinformation on the internet.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73931

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March 2022 Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Senior Nutrition Program

This month, ACL is recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Senior Nutrition Program with the theme, "Celebrate. Innovate. Educate." ACL has shared a few items to help promote senior nutrition programs on the anniversary webpage, including social media graphics, activity ideas, and news releases.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73684

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Talking About Complex Care: A Guide for Clear and Effective Messaging

This new communications resource, developed by CHCS and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’ National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, identifies clear and consistent language that can help strengthen the complex care community. The language represented in the guide reflects perspectives of stakeholders and people with lived experiences, and is intended to support providers, program leaders, consumer advocates and communications professionals in developing complex care approaches.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73663

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Nursing Home Neglect: Preventing it and Getting Help

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care has shared a podcast episode and fact sheet identifying abuse and neglect toward older adults in nursing home settings. Dr. Laura Mosqueda, a professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of Southern California, defines neglect as the failure to provide necessary goods and services to a resident to avoid physical harm, pain, mental anguish, or emotional distress. This can include a lack of staff, supplies, services, or training that fail to meet residents' needs.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73619

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