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How Medicare Works with Marketplace Insurance

April 9, 2014

02:00 PM ET

More than 5 million people have applied for insurance through the new Marketplaces, which were established under the Affordable Care Act of 2010. What do the Marketplaces mean for people with Medicare? That’s the question we’ll be answering in our April webinar, featuring guests from the Medicare Rights Center. Read More

Why SNAP is Important for Seniors

March 25, 2014

02:00 PM ET

Join the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and NCOA for this first webinar in a four-part series that will introduce SNAP, explain its importance to alleviating senior hunger, and discuss challenges and opportunities related to seniors applying for and receiving the benefit. Read More

The Future of Brain Health: What’s Next in Cognitive Fitness?

February 20, 2014

01:30 PM ET - 02:30 PM ET

Ask any group of older adults to name their top concerns and chances are brain health will be at or near the top. Explore brain health and what role it can play in programs and services for older adults. Read More

When Core Benefits Aren’t Enough

February 5, 2014

02:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Our Feb. 5 webinar will show you how to help people access services not traditionally covered by Medicare (e.g., dental, vision, and hearing care), as well as offer links and resources to other supportive services in your community. Read More

Savvy Saving Seniors®: It's in the Cards Overview for Senior Centers

January 28, 2014

02:00 pm ET - 03:00 pm ET

Find out how your senior center can offer a free workshop to seniors on how to use, manage, and protect government-issued electronic benefit cards, prepaid debit cards, and gift cards. Read More

Alleviating Elder Economic Insecurity: Resources for Communities

January 9, 2014

1:30 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Learn about progress to date and lessons learned from a new holistic approach to economic security and discover EconomicCheckUp, a new online consumer tool from NCOA that can empower low-income seniors to assess their financial needs and seek assistance. Read More

State Oversight and Quality in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

December 6, 2013

02:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

Listen as Tennessee and Arizona discuss their state oversight of Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) programs and get overview of the External Quality Review process from CMS. Read More

Benefits for Same-Sex Couples Post-DOMA

December 4, 2013

2:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST

Join our December webinar to understand the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down sections of the Defense of Marriage Act, and how it may or may not affect your clients applying for benefits. Read More

Senior Hunger: The Hidden Problem and How You Can Help

November 21, 2013

01:30 PM ET - 02:30 PM ET

A growing number of older Americans are struggling with one of life’s most basic needs: getting enough to eat. In this timely program, we examine a hard reality: senior hunger in your communities – and we ask how can you and your organization help change things for the better. Read More

The Medicare Landscape in 2014

November 15, 2013

02:00 PM EST - 03:30 PM EST

This webinar--intended for benefits counselors--reviews what Part D will look like in the coming year, as well as what the Marketplace means for people with Medicare. Read More

Keeping Pace with the Affordable Care Act: What You and Your Clients Need to Know

October 29, 2013

01:30 PM ET - 02:30 PM ET

Get a refresher on what’s happening with the Affordable Care Act. Discover the latest on the Medicaid expansion, care coordination for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, and how the Health Insurance Marketplace works. Read More

NISC BenefitsCheckUp® Private Label

October 17, 2013

01:30 PM ET

Meet the NISC version of BenefitsCheckUp®—designed just for senior centers to screen older adults for benefits that can help them pay for food, medicine, utilities, and more. Read More

Senior Centers 2013: Where Do We Grow from Here?

October 2, 2013 - October 4, 2013

9:00 AM ET

Sturbridge Host & Conference Center, Sturbridge MA

Join NCOA's National Institute of Senior Centers and the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging for this national senior center conference. Read More

Measuring HCBS Quality in MLTSS Programs

September 27, 2013

02:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

Explore two states' experiences with implementing new Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) programs. Read More

Stepping On

September 26, 2013

03:00 PM ET - 04:30 PM ET

Learn about a program that can help prevent falls! Read More

Helping Your Clients to Stay at Home

September 26, 2013

02:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

This webinar examines the resources--including benefits and home equity options--available to older adults that can help them age in place. Read More

2013 NISC Research Award

September 19, 2013

01:30 PM ET

Meet the winner and honorable mentions of the 2012 NISC Research Award, which recognizes outstanding research in the senior center field. Read More

Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2013: New Resources and New Partnerships

August 22, 2013

1:30 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Discover new resources and partnership ideas to help you get ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 22. Read More

Long-Term Care Commission: Learn More about It and How You Can Engage

August 13, 2013

2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Learn about the Long-Term Care Commission, created by the fiscal cliff law, and how you can submit your ideas and recommendations to guide its work. Read More

Maximizing SNAP Benefits Through the Medical Expense Deduction - July 30

July 30, 2013

02:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

This webinar explains how counselors can consider excess medical expenses when helping clients complete applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Read More