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Help Your Medicare Patients "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle" During National Nutrition Month® and Beyond

CMS reminds health care professionals that March is National Nutrition Month®- a time to "Bite into a Healthy L...

CMS reminds health care professionals that March is National Nutrition Month®- a time to "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle" with informed food choices now and throughout the year. This year's theme encourages consumers to adopt a healthy lifestyle that is focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices, and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease, and promote overall health. Learn more here.

HUD Announces $150 Million in Rental Assistance Grants to Expand Housing Options for People With Disabilities

Recently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $150 million in Section 811 Project Rental ...

Recently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $150 million in Section 811 Project Rental Assistance funding to help low-income people with disabilities remain in community settings and avoid homelessness. The funding was awarded to 25 State Housing Agencies to support permanent affordable rental housing and needed supportive services for nearly 4,600 households, many of whom are hoping to transition out of institutional settings back to the community. Read the HUD announcement and list of states receiving funding here.

"Now is the Time" Project AWARE-Community Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, is accepting applicati...

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2015 "Now is the Time" Project AWARE-Community (Short Title: NITT-AWARE-C) grants. The purpose of this program is to support the training of teachers and a broad array of actors who interact with youth through their programs at the community level, including parents, law enforcement, faith-based leaders, and other adults, in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) or Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA). Read the entire grant announcement here.