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Medicare for People Living with Paralysis

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The Center for Medicare Advocacy is partnering with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to host a webinar about Medicare. This webinar will discuss information on eligibility, enrollment, and coverage. It will focus specifically on policies and tips relevant to people living with paralysis. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session following the presentation.

This webinar is presented by Center for Medicare Advocacy Executive Director, attorney Judith Stein, and Associate Director, attorney Kathleen Holt.

Community Health Workers: Working in a Meaningful & Impactful Manner with Older Adults (Spanish-language)

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This webinar is intended to help community health workers learn more about working with older adults. It will discuss the physical and cognitive changes the occur with aging and the special needs older adults may have. The webinar will also cover common biases to avoid. Finally, this webinar will touch on how social determinants of health may uniquely impact older adults.
 

Community Health Workers: Working in a Meaningful & Impactful Manner with Older Adults (English-language)

Event Description: 
This webinar is intended to help community health workers learn more about working with older adults. It will discuss the physical and cognitive changes the occur with aging and the special needs older adults may have. The webinar will also cover common biases to avoid. Finally, this webinar will touch on how social determinants of health may uniquely impact older adults.
 

Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs) & Designated State Entities (DSEs) – Addressing Roadblocks and Authority Issues

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SILC-NET is hosting a teleconference and webinar to discuss strategies on how SILC and DSEs can improve how they collaborate. This webinar will clarify the roles and responsibilities of SILCs and DSEs and strategies on improving SILC and DSE relationships. Marijane Waldron and Michelle James of the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services and Ann McDaniel of the West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council will present. Speakers will discuss:

Health Coaching and Wellness Planning to Increase Client Engagement in Self-Management: A Conversation with Judith Cook

Event Description: 

Resources for Integrated Care (RIC) is hosting a conversation about promoting self-management for individuals dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare in wellness planning. The Institute of Medicine defines self-management as “the tasks that individuals must undertake to live well with one or more chronic conditions”. These tasks can include diet, exercise, socializing, and other daily tasks. Judith Cook, PhD- who consults with federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the Veteran’s Administration- will facilitate the conversation.

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Webinar: An Insider’s Look: The Range of Home Modifications and Decision Making

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As part of an ACL supported grant and in partnership with n4a, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology is hosting a webinar providing information on a range of home modifications to support aging in place. Speakers will discuss how design and cost can affect decision-making and consumer choice in order to emphasize the importance of home modification in the accessibility of services for older adults.

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