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First Responder Training and Programs to Support People with Dementia

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This webinar will discuss how law enforcement, local governments, and health and human service organizations can work together to support the safety needs of people living with dementia. It will describe important dementia-specific training needs for law enforcement and first responders and cover the risks faced by persons with dementia who live alone.

Understanding and Documenting Key Client Impact Metrics

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Stakeholders often ask senior nutrition programs  to evaluate their impact on client health, well-being and healthcare utilization. This webinar focuses on the data senior nutrition programs need to collect in order to meet these requests. It will also discuss potential partnership opportunities for senior nutrition programs to more efficiently gather appropriate data, including collaborating with the academic research community.
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Gauging the Value of AAA Services: Results and Perspectives from a New Value Measurement Poll

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This webinar discusses the results of a mini-poll about measuring the value of Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) services. The aforementioned poll investigated how AAAs measured the value of their services, and if their value proposition development has led to successful partnerships. The webinar will also describe how community-based organizations (CBOs) can use value measurement to position themselves to both expand current and add new partnerships. Finally, participants will learn how to identify methods and strategies for measuring the value of services.

Addressing Health Disparities in People Living with Dementia

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This webinar features two presenters who will discuss health disparities in people living with dementia. The first presenter will be Andrea Garr, a dementia specialist who contributed to the planning for and efforts to build a dementia-friendly-dementia-capable Milwaukee County. She will speak about her experiences with the United Family Caregivers project in Milwaukee and cover best practices when working in cross-cultural environments with African American caregivers. 

Medication Managment

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Research shows that as the number of prescription medications a person (ages 70 or older) takes increases, so do challenges with medication management and potential health risks. This webinar will help attendees understand common medication challenges for older adults, identify the potential risks associated with medication mismanagement, and learn about solutions that could help families and their older loved ones.

The presenter for this webinar is Lakelyn Hogan, a gerontologist and caregiver advocate for Home Instead Senior Care.

The Process for Final STP Approval

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This training is intended to clarify CMS’ expectations in order to grant final approval. It will describe requirements for site-specific assessment, validation, outcomes and remediation strategies. It will also discuss the process for heightened scrutiny and consider processes for monitoring and quality assurance to ensure ongoing compliance. New Editions will present the training and Ralph Lollar, DLTSS Division Director, and the DLTSS Team will support the training and lead the Q&A Session.

Conflict of Interest Part II and Medicaid HCBS Case Management

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This webinar builds off of the Conflict of Interest (COI) Part I training. It will review how to identify a conflict of interest and discuss the HCBS rules regarding COI. It will also provide an overview of strategies for assessing your case management system, using data to inform stakeholders and decision-making, and tips for developing and implementing a corrective action plan (CAP). New Editions Consulting, Inc. will present the training and Ralph Lollar, DLTSS Division Director, and the DLTSS Team will support the training and lead the Q&A Session.

Working Through Sticky Scenarios in Your Counseling

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There are many difficult questions people may encounter while doing benefits and Medicare counseling. Examples of some scenarios that may cause one to question themselves include: the criteria around when Medicare beneficiaries can receive home health care, handling overlapping Initial and Special Enrollment Periods for clients new to Medicare, and distinguishing what qualifies as allowable medical expenses under the medical expense deduction in a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application.


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