Engagement and Older Adults Resource Center


Funding Opportunity ID: 291691
Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-EECC-0211
Opportunity Title: Engagement and Older Adults Resource Center
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Income Security and Social Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.048
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Domestic public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education.

Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Agency Code: HHS-ACL
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Community Living
Posted Date: May 15, 2017
Close Date: Jul 17, 2017 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated Date: May 15, 2017
Award Ceiling: $138,000
Award Floor: $138,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $138,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Studies have found that older adults who participate in what they see as meaningful activities, like volunteering in their community, reported feeling healthier and happier. Other studies have found that older adults who have a full social network and participate in many social activities tend to have less cognitive decline and a decreased risk of dementia than those who are not socially engaged do. The Administration on Aging is interested in increasing ACL and the Aging Network’s understanding of what constitutes good practice for promoting and supporting social engagement among older adult and expanding the reach of the Aging Network to more effectively serve older adults by providing tools and resources necessary for aging organizations to assist older adults to remain socially engaged and active.
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