Innovating Community Living
The Center on Aging and Community Living is committed to supporting the development of a responsive and coordinated system of Long Term Supports and Services for all community members as we age. Our vision includes promoting innovative ways to transform the system of long term services and supports so that individuals have greater access to a broad range of community living options.
Below is a list of projects and programs CACL is involved in.
Aging and Disability Resource Center (Part A) Work
CACL is contracted by the NH Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS) to provide technical assistance on the Administration for Community Living Aging and Disability Resource Center Part A: Enhanced Options Counseling grant. Working in partnership with BEAS and the ServiceLink Resource Center Network to create national certification of Person-Centered Options Counseling, identify required staff skills, and coordinate trainings for staff at the ServiceLink Resource Centers for both certification and ongoing professional development.
Alliance for Healthy Aging
NH Alliance for Healthy Aging: CACL has been contracted by the Endowment for Health to serve as the back bone organization for the NH Alliance for Healthy Aging a collective approach to address aging issues in NH.
Senior Leadership Alumni Network (SLAN)
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation awarded CACL a two year grant to support the development of advocates for older adults through the NH Senior Leadership Alumni Network (SLAN). Using the 100+ alumni of the Senior Leadership Series, SLAN will develop a grassroots effort for alumni to engage in an advocacy network both on a statewide and regional level and build a stronger advocacy base for older adults and age friendly communities in NH.