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‘What is Brain Health?’ Campaign
The Administration for Community Living has launched a campaign to provide information about how the brain changes over time, and steps you can take to help keep your brain sharp. The campaign is anchored by the Brainhealth.gov website, which has tips and tools for promoting brain health, educational videos, links to social media, testimonials from real people, and an interactive feature that shows how the brain changes with age. Learn more by visiting Brainhealth.gov and ACL’s brain health webpage.
Archived Presentations from HCBS Conference
Powerpoint presentations and transcripts from various sessions presented at the 2015 Home & Community-Based Services Conference in Washington DC are now available online. Click here to view transcripts and presentations.
National Caregiver Profile Fact Sheets
The National Alliance for Caregiving has developed a number of caregiver fact sheets from the data in the Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 report, jointly conducted by the Alliance and AARP.
- The “Typical” Caregiver
- The Higher-Hour Caregiver
- Caregivers Age 75+
- Millennials (Age 18 – 34)
- African American/Black Caregivers
- Hispanic/Latino Caregivers
- Asian American Pacific Islander Caregivers
- Men as Caregivers
POLST: Doing It Better
This 7 minute video is intended to encourage appropriate use of the POLST in the continuum of long term care, provide best practices for use of the POLST, and a review of some common misconceptions of the POLST. View on Youtube or on the Oregon POLST website.