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Medicare for People Living with Paralysis

Event Description: 

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)

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.
 

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

Event Description: 

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:

Person Centered Planning and Practice Web Meeting

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Person-centered planning and coordination play a key role in the provision of long-term services and supports. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is working with ACL through the National Quality Forum (NQF) to address performance and quality measurement in person-centered planning through several web meetings. This meeting is the fourth meeting of 2019.

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