AFA’s Care Connection is a free monthly webinar providing the opportunity for family caregivers and professionals to further educate themselves on dementia related topics, receive support, and connect with others. Care connection takes place on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1pm-2pm EDT.
December 8, 2016 - 1pm-2pm EST
This webinar will include an overview of Medicare 2017, including Medicare Part A and Part B, Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, and the Medicare savings programs. There will also be an opportunity for questions about Medicare.
Speaker: Eric Hausman is an independent consultant specializing in Medicare Education and Training. He has conducted numerous Medicare presentations since 1998. Over the last ten years, he has served as the lead trainer for the HIICAP program in New York State, providing training and technical assistance to Medicare counselors throughout the state. Eric holds both his BBA and MBA degrees from Baruch College in Manhattan.
To participate by phone, dial 1(631) 992-3221 and enter access code: 289-226-700
January 12, 2017 - 1pm-2pm EST
This webinar will provide an educational overview of individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. There will be information on Symptoms, concerns and how to maintain quality of life, as well as tips and techniques on how to keep loved ones safe.
Speaker: Bobbi Matchar is a social worker who has worked in the field of aging since 1980. For the past five years she has been directing early-stage Alzheimer’s programs at the Duke Family Support Program in the Duke Center for Aging in Durham, North Carolina. Bobbi has a master’s degree in social work from Hunter College School of Social Work in New York and a master’s in healthcare administration from University of North Carolina School of Public Health.