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Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs: Relevance for Persons with Dementia

March 17, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In this webinar, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) trainers will share study findings about their experiences working with people with Alzheimer’s and other cognitive impairments in their courses. Read More

Economic Security at Your Senior Center

March 12, 2015

01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

One third of seniors are economically insecure. Find out how your senior center can make a difference. Read More

Substance Abuse and Misuse: Impact on Older Adults

March 11, 2015

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

This webinar will highlight the problem of substance abuse and misuse among older adults, underscoring key data and trends around this issue. Additionally, two interventions targeting substance abuse and misuse will be explored. Read More

Help Your Clients with Medicare to Stay Healthy

February 26, 2015

2:00 PM ET

This webinar walks through the common preventive services covered by Medicare, before introducing programs that can help beneficiaries with chronic diseases to better manage their conditions. Read More

Benefits University: Understanding the “Terms of Art” of the Application

January 28, 2015

03:00 PM EST - 04:00 PM EST

Join us for this webinar, which walks through some of the common terminology and rules associated with benefits applications, including earned vs. unearned income, what counts as an asset/resource, and common income disregards and deductions. Read More

Introduction to LGBT Aging

January 8, 2015

1:30 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Learn about the culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults, consider why LGBT older adults are less likely to access senior centers and other activities, and identify best practices and tools for helping LGBT older adults to feel more included in your organization. Read More

3 Online Tools to Help Older Adults Save Money

December 10, 2014

02:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

This webinar shares three new online tools that can help older adults better manage their budget, save money on Medicare costs, and find benefits programs that can help offset household costs. Read More

Older Adult Behavioral Health: Current Trends and Programs that Make a Difference

November 20, 2014

1:30 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Discover current trends in older adult behavioral health, specifically anxiety, depression, and suicide prevention. Read More

NISC Programs of Excellence

November 13, 2014

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Travel back in time and hear a presentation originally given at the FCOA /Senior Centers 2014 Conference this past August. Learn about three programs from the 2013 NISC Programs of Excellence award winners. Read More

Using SNAP Benefits and Recertification

November 13, 2014

02:00 PM ET

The last in our 4-part series of webinars on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for seniors, in which we'll cover how to use SNAP benefits and things your clients need to be aware of related to recertification. Read More

Medicare in 2015: What You Need to Know

November 5, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage plans runs Oct. 15 – Dec. 7. What changes are in store for Medicare in the coming year? Join us to talk through what’s important for benefits counselors to share with clients during this critical time of the year. Read More

Suicide Prevention and Older Adults

September 29, 2014

1:00 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Prevention is key to reducing suicide risk among older adults. Discover the risk factors for suicide, screening tools, and effective prevention interventions. Read More

Medicare Enrollment: What You Need to Know

September 18, 2014

1:30 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period is soon here again (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7), and with it comes an excellent opportunity for everyone with Medicare to assess their situation and whether their current coverage is best meeting their needs. Read More

Flu Season 2014: Spread the Word to Help Seniors Stay Healthy

August 28, 2014

1:00 PM ET

Discover why the flu is an important health issue for older adults plus fast and easy ways to share flu prevention tips in your communications with older adults. Read More

SNAP for Seniors: Troubleshooting Applications and Handling Appeals

August 27, 2014

03:00 PM ET

This webinar explores common challenges experienced in the SNAP application process, and explains how to appeal a benefits decision. Read More

Implementing Effective Falls Prevention Programs in Your Community: Reaching New Audiences

August 21, 2014

1:30 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2014 is Sept. 23, and this year’s theme is Strong Today, Falls Free® Tomorrow. Join us to discover how to use this national event to launch a more comprehensive approach to falls prevention programming in your community—and reach new audiences of older adults. Read More

Aging Unleashed! 2014 Senior Center Conference

August 4, 2014 - August 6, 2014

7:30 AM

Bonaventure Hotel, Weston, FL

Join the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), the Florida Council on Aging, and Florida Association of Senior Centers for this year's Aging Unleashed! 2014 Senior Center Conference. Meet colleagues, learn new ideas, recognize award winners at the NISC Leo Laks reception, and more! Read More

Selling Your Work Through Statistics and Stories

July 30, 2014

03:00 PM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Join the Center for Benefits Access as we review several new tools to help benefits counselors find data about their communities, and we discuss effective storytelling for funders, policymakers, and media. Read More

Like, Post, Tweet, & Pin Us: Social Media for Aging Services Organizations

July 24, 2014

1:30 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Discover the importance of editorial planning, diverse content sources, and discipline in managing your organization’s social media efforts. Read More

New Pathways to Effective Communications: Social Media, Email Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization

June 26, 2014

01:30 PM ET - 02:30 PM ET

Discover new pathways to effective communication for professionals on the frontlines of serving older adults and their families and caregivers. Read More


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