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Marketing CDSME: Using the Personal Touch to Put "Butts in Seats"

May 19, 2015

03:00 PM ET - 4:30 PM ET

Getting people with chronic disease to participate in self-management education programs, or putting “butts in the seats”, remains a problem in many locations despite a wide variety of marketing strategies used. This presentation will focus on two “hands-on” strategies to market CDSME programs to the people who need them. Read More

Building Community Partnerships with the VA: Providing Options Counseling to Rural Veterans

May 19, 2015

03:00 PM ET

The Utah Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC), VA Salt Lake Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, and the Veterans Rural Health Resource Center-Western Region collaborated on a project to connect rural veterans to the Utah ADRC for options counseling, information, and referral for VA and community services and benefits. This webinar will describe the partnership and ideas to help you build relationships with VA-focused programs in your area. Read More

Annual CDSME and Falls Prevention Resource Centers Meeting

April 28, 2015 - April 30, 2015

8:45 AM

Arlington, VA

The Center for Healthy Aging is hosting this national meeting to support states and community-based organizations with implementing, embedding, and sustaining chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) and falls prevention programs. Read More

Unlocking the Door to Veterans' Benefits

April 28, 2015

03:00 PM ET

Did you know that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) manages the largest health care delivery system? It provides care to approximately 5.75 million unique veteran patients. This webinar examines a range of services and benefits available through the VHA. Read More

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


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