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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


Discover NCOA Crossroads - New and Improved!

June 24, 2014

01:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Get all the details on the new and improved NCOA Crossroads, our free online community for aging services professionals. Read More


Implementation of the Home and Community Based Services Settings Rule

June 20, 2014

02:00 PM Et - 03:30 PM ET

Understand a new federal rule that requires every state to develop and submit an implementation plan with characteristics for settings in Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) programs. Read More


SNAP for Seniors: Establishing Eligibility and Maximizing Benefits

May 27, 2014

02:00 PM ET

In this second of a four-part series of webinars, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and NCOA will review the federal eligibility thresholds for SNAP and outline the different deductions that seniors can take to maximize their SNAP benefit amount. Read More


Addressing Isolation Among Older Adults

May 22, 2014

1:30 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Gain a better knowledge of social isolation along with some helpful resources to expand your community outreach. What is the difference between social isolation and loneliness? How does isolation effect certain populations? How can your senior center reach more isolated individuals? Read More


Community First Choice Option: State Consideration and Implementation

May 16, 2014

02:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

The Community First Choice Option provides states with a new opportunity and financial incentive to expand access to home and community-based services to individuals with disabilities and seniors. Hear from three states that are actively considering or implementing it. Read More


Savvy Saving Seniors® – Steps to Avoiding Scams and Fraud

April 24, 2014

01:30 PM ET - 02:30 PM ET

Learn about common scams and fraud targeting older adults and discover resources to help consumers protect themselves. Read More


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