Webinar Registration by August 4, 2020: Members $55; Non-members $85 - 1.5 Training Contact Hours
This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern). **Recorded Version**
For low-income Medicare beneficiaries, programs such as Medicaid, Extra Help and the Medicare Savings Programs can help offset the costs of Medicare. In addition, programs such as SNAP and LIHEAP can help cover the costs of food and energy assistance. But what help is available for those services not covered by these programs? This webinar has the answers.
Who Should Attend: elderly I advanced social services
1. Discover what health care services and supplies are and are not covered by Medicare/Medicaid
2. Learn about free and discounted services available to help your residents with vision, dental and hearing treatment and equipment
3. Get links to other resources that can help your residents afford supportive services and technology
About the Presenter:
Brandy Bauer is Associate Director of the Center for Benefits Access at the National Council on Aging, where she works with community organizations and state agencies across the country to promote benefits for older adults, identify strategies to improve the financial security of vulnerable seniors, and educate consumers about scams targeting older adults. She has substantial expertise around Medicare enrollment and coverage.
Brandy has 20 years of experience in communications related to improving access to health and human services for vulnerable and marginalized populations, including refugee and war trauma survivors in Europe, and as a humanitarian aid worker in Afghanistan.
As a caregiver for a parent with Lewy Body dementia, Brandy understands firsthand the challenges of navigating the complex maze of resources and services on behalf of a loved one.
This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s):
Statutorily Required: Elder Services; Disability Services; Federal and Applicable State Programs and Eligibility
Additional Recommended: Identifying and Assessing Capabilities and Needs