Centers for Independent Living: Aging & Disability Networks

Pt. 3 Vlog Series: Centers for Independent Living – Transitioning to Adulthood.

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are community-based centers that are run by and for people with disabilities and offer a broad range of services to empower and enable people to stay in the community (ACL, 2020).

Watch and listen as video blog (vlog) host, Lakshmi Mahadevan, Ph.D., Extension Program Specialist for Special Populations at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, speaks with Pat Morse, LMSW, Program Manager for the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (BVCIL) about the importance of CILs and highlights specific topics and resources for parents and caregivers.

In part three of the nine-part vlog series, Ms. Morse provides tips and strategies for parents and caregivers as they navigate aging, transition, and retirement planning. Don’t forget to catch up on all the episodes so far by clicking below.

Stay tuned next month as the MFLN Military Caregiving concentration area shares part four of the vlog series where our host and guest speaker discuss advocacy and tips and strategies on self-determination and inclusion for individuals with disabilities.

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