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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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