ACL is launching an informational webinar series about the agency's commitment to and development of measures for HCBS quality. This will also provide a platform among internal and external stakeholders to share developments and collaborate on efforts concerning HCBS quality. The series will host a variety of presenters from ACL, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Quality Forum, SCAN Foundation, ADvancing States, and others.
The Administration for Community Living’s National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center, in collaboration with the American Society on Aging, is hosting a webinar aout Lewy Body dementia and the importance of comprehensive care and support. This webinar provides an overview of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and how it differs from Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s. Attendees will learn the symptoms of and treatments for LBD and how the disease affects caregivers. A person living with LBD will share first-hand experiences and compensatory strategies.
Mathematica's Center for Disability Policy is hosting a webinar about state initiatives that are used to prevent long-term work disability. Every year, millions of Americans suffer from medical conditions that affect their ability to work. This puts them at risk of losing their jobs or being forced to rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). States could help many of these workers stay in their jobs, but promising options for doing this remain largely untested.
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is hosting webinar about the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) revised federal nursing home regulations. Experts from Justice in Aging, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, and Consumer voice will take a closer look at the following sections of the revised regulations: Assessment, care planning & discharge planning; transfer-discharge; nursing services; and unncessary and antipsychotic drugs. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
ACL's Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to a business acumen webinar on Health IT Interoperability and the Community Based Organization (CBO).
This webinar will review the requirements for Health IT and clinical integration, physician requirements, options to consider when selecting a vendor, and preparation for compliance. As always, participants will also have an opportunity to ask any other Business Acumen related questions through the chat function after the webinar presentation.
The National Disability Institute (NDI) is hosting a webinar focused on introducing participants to four of the most recent ABLE plans to launch. Moderated by Michael Morris, the Executive Director of the National Disability Institute, the webinar will feature presentations from representatives on behalf of the
Justice in Aging is hosting a legal basics webinar on the topic of elder abuse. The recent White House Legal Aid report highlighted a troubling finding: one in 10 older adults and close to 50% of people with dementia are victims of elder abuse. Legal and aging network services help communities prevent elder abuse and help victims of elder abuse access services and justice.