87 percent of adults age 65-plus want to stay in their current home and community as they age.
The Center for Independent Living will recognize UC Berkeley architecture and city planning professor Raymond Lifchez with the second annual Ed Roberts Award, which recognizes and honors individual contributions to the success of CIL and the independent living/disability rights movement.
Our greying generation is embracing aging and retirement with high expectations, and home is their preferred place to enjoy this aging journey.
NCIL is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: individuals with disabilities, Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.
US Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS) | AOA is responsible for home and community-based services and programs related to aging. It also focuses on helping empower Americans before and during their later years to make informed decisions about health care options; ensuring the rights of the elderly, to prevent their abuse, neglect and exploitation; and facilitating society to prepare for an aging population.
Administration for Community Living (ACL) | NIDILRR sponsors grantees to generate new disability and rehabilitation knowledge and promote its use and adoption.
Provides training and education to develop and support skilled, educated and networked professionals who can respond to the increasing demand for home modification services; and act as an information clearinghouse on home modification to equip professionals and consumers with a comprehensive inventory of resources | Fall Prevention Center of Excellence | The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification
An initiative of the Essl Foundation, focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities globally. It provides a platform where the most innovative and effective solutions to problems that persons with disabilities face, are shared. Its sole objective is to assist in creating a world without barriers.
We are a group of professionals from all over Europe that have worked for many years in the field on disability, with focus towards full inclusion of people with disabilities. Our aim with this portal is to bring in the spotlights those initiatives that can make a difference, and that can have an impact on the daily life of disadvantaged people.
ILI is a policy development center specializing in consumer-driven policies for disabled peoples’ self-determination, self-respect and dignity. We run a virtual library and interactive services for persons with extensive disabilities. We are experts in designing and implementing direct payment schemes for personal assistance services, mainstream taxi and assistive technology.