The Arc is hosting a webinar about the importance of self-determination for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). During the webinar, presenters will discuss how people with I/DD can build self-determination skills and maintain control over their own lives. Participants will learn about guardianship, including the obstacles it presents, and will also hear about some less restrictive decision-making alternatives.
The US Access Board is devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The Access Board is hosting a public board meeting in recognition of the ADA anniversary. During this meeting, ACL Administrator and Access Board Chair Lance Robertson will deliver a welcome address before a series of discussions on how the ADA has changes our country.
The 2020 Falls Prevention Awareness week is September 21-25, 2020. NCOA is gearing up in advance of this observance with a falls awareness prevention week webinar. This webinar review NCOA's new interactive assessment tool. Participants will also learn about how they can maximize their impact with new ideas and innovative partnerships.
The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center is hosting an upcoming webinar on how Assistive Technologies (AT) can assist people living with dementia. The webinar will highlight specific examples of AT strategies which can support people living with dementia.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF), is distributing $15 billion to eligible Medicaid, CHIP, and dental providers. If you are a provider who is interested in learning about the application process for the PRF, please register and join the webcast on July 27th. Please feel free to share the webcast information with other providers that would be interested in participating as well.
NCLER is hosting a webinar focused on how to help older adults prevent COVID-19 related scams and alleviate financial distress. The webinar will present typical scams targeting older adults and discuss how to avoid them. Participants will learn about legal protections, resources for older adults, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's efforts to address fraud and provide information on recovering from financial distress.
CMS's Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) Data Analytics technical assistance team is hosting a webinar to demonstrate states’ efforts to use accessible analytic tools, such as Excel, Tableau®, R, and Python, to:
This webinar is presented by the American Society on Aging and sponsored by Best Buy Health. The webinar will discuss the risks of social isolation and how health plans can address these issues, along with other SDOH needs. During the webinar, attendees will learn about the benefits of health-based technology and the social work model, as well as potential barriers and strategies for implementation.
This webinar will present the results from NADTC's 2019 National Survey of Transportation Providers. This survey was administered in partnership with KRC Research and collected information from transportation providers that serve older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers. The survey included questions about communications and outreach, driver training and safety, coordination, funding, challenges and unmet needs. During the webinar, presenters from NADTC and KRC Research will discuss the survey findings and present the provider experience.