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ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments

This technical assistance document aims to help State and local government offices understand how Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to their programs, activities, and services. The illustrated guide outlines general nondiscrimination requirements, like provisions regarding communication with people with disabilities or service animals. The guide also tells how the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design apply to the built environment.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/66498

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Creating An Age-Advanced Community: A Toolkit for Building Intergenerational Communities that Recognize, Engage, and Support All Ages

Generations United has developed a series of tools to help communities develop intergenerational best practices. This publication compiles some of these tools including: planning tips from across the United States, inspiring stories from award winning communities, engagement and development scales to assess programs, self-administered community assessment, and an infographic on why intergenerational solutions are critical to building strong communities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/66282

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"Redefining Longevity": Proceedings of the October 28, 2014 Advocacy Network Listening Session for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging

This report is a write-up of priorities and recommendations developed from a pre-White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) event hosted by the Washington Association of AAAs (W4A) and the Washington State Council on Aging in October 2014. All four WHCOA issue areas were discussed with a group of about 125 people made up mostly by State Council on Aging members, AAA Advisory Council members and staff invited from all of the AAAs.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/66265

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Strengthening Long-Term Services and Supports: A Tool to Assess and Improve Medicaid Managed Care

This tool promotes consumer-focused MLTSS by making it easier to identify weaknesses and promote better practices. The tool combines a checklist for assessing MLTSS with examples of practices, policies or contract language that implement the criteria.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/65878

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FLSA Home Care Rule Toolkit

A resource for participant direction program stakeholders, this toolkit is in response to new rules promulgated by the US Department of Labor (DOL) that will take effect January 1, 2015. This webpage is designed to be your one-stop location for information and resources about the FLSA Home Care Final Rule and it's impact on participant direction programs. Resources include webinars, toolkits, and flowcharts. More resources will be added as they are developed.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/65649

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Application of Existing External Quality Review Protocols to Managed Long Term Services and Supports

This guidance document is intended to provide guidance to states on how to apply the revised protocols for External Quality Review (EQR) of Medicaid managed care organizations, released in 2012, to managed long term services and supports (MLTSS) programs. Although the protocols already apply to MLTSS generally, this document offers specific suggestions to make their application to long term services and supports (LTSS) clearer and provides suggestions, examples and illustrations.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/60531

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Protecting Alabama’s Elders Act & Toolkit

Alabama now has a new set of laws in place to fight elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. This legislation will strengthen Alabama’s laws to protect our seniors and provide our law enforcement agencies with the tools needed to punish those who hurt them. The Elder Abuse Protection Toolkit outlines the red flags and questions to ask if someone suspects abuse. Review the resources that can help identify and combat elder abuse.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/59856

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