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Call For Applications To Become Practice Change Leaders For Aging And Health

The Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health is a national program to develop, support and expand the influence of organizational leaders who are committed to achieving transformative improvements in care for older adults. The application deadline is August 27, 2014. This is a unique opportunity for Social Workers and community leaders to expand their influence in the health care sector.

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Free Online Course Addresses Dynamics Of Elder Abuse

The Retirement Research Foundation helped support the Elders and the Courts Project conducted by the National Center for State Courts that resulted in the creation of this course. The course presents the latest research on aging issues, including physical, cognitive and emotional changes that increase an older person’s vulnerability to abuse.

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Grant Deadlines

Applications for Responsive Grants and Standard OCB Grants are considered three times per year. Deadlines are February 1, May 1, and August 1, and decisions are usually made four months after each deadline.

OCB Flexible Fund Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year, and decisions are generally made within four to six weeks.  The deadline for Accessible Faith Grant applications is June 1 and decisions are usually made within six months.