About the Center of Excellence

The Center of Excellence to Align Health and Social Care (COE), part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute at USAging, is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through a cooperative agreement totaling approximately $12 million over a three-year period with 100 percent funding by ACL/HHS.

Our Staff

Paul Cantrell

Director, COE

Marisa Scala-Foley

Director, Aging and Disability Business Institute

Carol Bennett

Senior Program Manager

Maya Op de Beke

Senior Program Manager

What We Do

The purpose of the COE is to develop, expand, connect and support sustainable, high functioning aging and disability CCHs – and the networks of downstream providers that they lead – throughout the country through infrastructure funding and technical assistance.