Resources for Integrated Care: July Webinars

July 11, 2019

Culturally Competent Direct Care: Meeting the Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) Needs of Diverse Dually Eligible Beneficiaries

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 12:30 - 2:00 PM ET

Register for the July 25 webinar

Nearly half of individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid need LTSS for help with daily tasks such as dressing, bathing, and eating. Direct care workers provide most of this help. This event will review strategies for providing services with cultural sensitivity and it will discuss training direct care workers to achieve cultural competence. Speakers will share strategies for meeting LTSS needs in a variety of settings and while respecting diverse preferences. A direct care worker, along with a beneficiary, will share experiences and recommendations on providing care.

Featured Speakers

  • MariaElena Del Valle, Organizational Change Consultant, PHI
  • Andrew Adams, Chief of Staff, Homebridge
  • Direct care worker, Homebridge

Diagnosing and Treating Dementia - Current Best Practices

Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET

Register for the July 30 webinar

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans. In 2019, Medicare and Medicaid will spend an estimated $195 billion caring for people with dementia. The emotional and physical burden of dementia on individuals, families, and caregivers is immense. This interactive webinar will share best practices and guidelines for diagnosing and assessing dementia among older adults who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. It will also provide an overview of current evidence-based treatments. Speakers will share  experiences and lessons learned, including the impact of different approaches on older adults with dementia and their caregivers.

Featured Speakers

  • David Reuben, MD, Director, Multicampus Program in Geriatrics Medicine and Gerontology and Chief, Division of Geriatrics at UCLA
  • David Bass, PhD, Senior Vice President and Director of the Center for Research and Education, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
  • Michellle Panlilio, NP, UCLA, Department of Geriatrics
  • Ann Cheslaw, Caregiver

Disability-Competent Care Conversation on Access with the ADA National Network (ADANN)

Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 2:00 - 2:30 PM ET

Register for the July 31 webinar

Individuals with disabilities dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are at higher risk for poor health outcomes than individuals without disabilities. This event is a platform for questions on how health care organizations and facilities can improve accessibility for participants with disabilities to best meet their care needs. The event will focus on facility accessibility, including physical and communication barriers. Submit questions ahead of time using any of these options:

  • Email
  • Direct message @Integrate_care on Twitter
  • Include your question in the designated textbox during registration

Registration is required to receive the webinar information. Follow the registration links above to view CE credit information, sign up, and learn more. Questions? Contact

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Last modified on 07/11/2019

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