The National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) is organizing an upcoming webinar to address prevalent concerns related to debt collection, a prominent issue among older consumers. This session aims to equip advocates with strategies to assist older individuals in responding to debt collectors, covering topics such as handling harassment, addressing consumer debt lawsuits, and safeguarding against potential scams. Participants can expect to gain practical knowledge on navigating challenges associated with debt collection, particularly affecting low-income older adults.
Join Justice in Aging for a 30-minute webinar titled “Who’s Monitoring Medicaid Assisted Living?—A Brief Overview.” In this session, Justice in Aging will explain challenges in the current regulatory structure for Medicaid-assisted living, including limitations in addressing resident complaints and ensuring facility accountability. This session will explore new federal regulations and a recent Justice in Aging report, providing insights into the intricacies of quality measures and suggesting methods to enhance the system for improved resident outcomes.
Join the IL-NET National Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center for Independent Living, operated by Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU), for an upcoming webinar titled “Understanding the Role of the Independent Living (IL) Network Before, During and After a Disaster.” This webinar will include a discussion on the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) recently released Independent Living Programs FAQs, and explore Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs) involvement before, during, and after disaster, inc
The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) will host an upcoming virtual meeting to discuss issues with Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) that will be included in the Committee's Report to the President. The committee will also discuss the recommendations identified by four PCPID workgroups as they relate to the HCBS areas of direct support professionals, employment, community living, and Federal support programs. This discussion will help develop a framework for the preparation of the PCPID Report to the President.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an upcoming webinar on the Innovation in Behavioral Health (IBH) Model. IBH is focused on improving the quality of care and behavioral and physical health outcomes for Medicaid and Medicare populations with moderate to severe mental health conditions and substance use disorder (SUD).
Join the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Commit to Connect (CTC) initiative and engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults for an upcoming webinar and Office Hours session focused on promoting social connection among older adults living with HIV/AIDS. This webinar will highlight the latest research on HIV and spotlight a local program providing social connection for older adults living with HIV as a replicable community example.
In observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month, join the Administration for Community Living (ACL) for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Partners Day. Each year, ACL brings partners and interested parties together to discuss important issues around TBI services, supports, and systems and to learn from other partners, brain injury survivors, family members, support networks, and state and federal representatives.
State agencies providing home and community-based services (HCBS) face new requirements and higher expectations to enhance services, including the proposed Access Rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Federal funds can be accessed using Medicaid matching funds to support these enhancements.
Inform USA is set to conduct an upcoming webinar focusing on Excel's application in Information & Referral (I&R) reporting. Participants will gain insights into fundamental Excel skills from three experienced Inform USA members, covering essential aspects such as pivot tables and advanced features like the Power Query. The session will also provide guidance on customizing reports for specific audiences, enhancing the reporting power of I&R programs.
This webinar will take place on Tuesday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is hosting an upcoming webinar exploring complex accommodation scenarios in the workplace. Accommodating employees with cognitive and neurological disabilities, such as mental health conditions, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, brain injury, and seizure disorders, in the workplace may pose unique considerations that do not exist with other disabilities, as the need for accommodations may not always be apparent.