Medicare Coverage and COVID-19

Courtesy of Justice in Aging The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and new legislation have changed many of the rules in Medicare to respond to COVID-19. This webinar focuses on the changes to Medicare that most impact low-income older adults. Presenters: Amber Christ, Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging Natalie Kean, Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging Download slides HERE (PDF)

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Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living During COVID-19

Courtesy of Justice in Aging The current outbreak of COVID-19 presents particular danger to residents of nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities. This webinar, Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living During the COVID-19 Emergency, covers recent policy changes by federal and state governments, and discusses the challenges and choices faced by residents. Download Powerpoint HERE (PDF)

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Strategies for Providing Remote Legal Services to Older Adults

Courtesy of Justice in Aging Legal assistance providers and aging services advocates are evolving their service delivery models in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote legal services are particularly important for older adults and people of all ages with compromised immune systems who are at high-risk if exposed to COVID-19. This webinar shares strategies and highlights technology-based tools that can enhance the provision of virtual legal assistance.

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Consumer Law Challenges in Emergencies: Helping Older Adults Facing Public Health Emergencies

Courtesy of Justice in Aging In the context of public health emergencies and natural disasters, residents of the affected area face a myriad of immediate and longer-term challenges, legal and otherwise. For service providers, it is essential to reach out to consumers, including older adults, and immediately identify their needs and connect them with assistance. In these emergency situations, older adults may face a range of scams and frauds, such as price gouging, contractor fraud, door-to-door sales pressure, and scams seeking their assignment of insurance benefits or other income.

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