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Deaths among white U.S. men and women aged 45-54 rose significantly between 1999 and 2013, according to a new analysis funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). This change reverses decades of progress in mortality and was unique to non-Hispanic whites in the United States.
These grants focus on funding AmeriCorps volunteers for the following six types of programs: (1) Disaster Services; (2) Economic Opportunity; (3) Education; (4) Environmental Stewardship; (5) Healthy Futures; and (6) Veterans and Military Families.
his funding is intended to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to underserved areas or populations, including low-income elderly people.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Thursday (Aug. 27) announced a new funding opportunity designed to enhance the “Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents."
The program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors, who gain work experience in a variety of community service activities at nonprofit and public facilities, including schools, hospitals, day-care centers and senior centers.
The program supports research that may improve eyesight for the blind and vision impaired. The studies must focus on retinal neurons and the regeneration of sight for these individuals.
The program supports research that improves palliative care across the spectrum.
These federal grants support programs to improve lives, strengthen communities and foster civic participation through service and volunteering.
Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to improve the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, while generating financial savings, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As the number of Medicare beneficiaries served by ACOs continues to grow, these results suggest that ACOs are delivering markedly improved quality care to increasing numbers of Medicare beneficiaries each year, CMS says in referring to its 2014 quality and financial performance analysis.
This porgram helps individuals with disabilities and their families engaged in production agriculture succeed in the industry. The primary function is to support state and regional projects in developing their capacity to meet these objectives.