Hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO)
Supporting Family Caregivers of Older Adults through Times of Stress and Isolation
Date/Time: Thursday, April 30, 2020, 12:00pm–1:30 pm EDT
This webinar will offer strategies for supporting caregivers and their loved ones, up-to-date information on facilitating access to health and social supports from which caregivers might benefit, and practical tips for addressing the specific needs of caregivers experiencing social isolation and stress-related conditions. Speakers will also include strategies that are relevant in virtual settings.
* Erin E. Emery-Tiburcio, Ph.D., ABPP, Co-Director of Rush Center for Excellence in Aging at Rush University Medical Center
* Kathy Kelly, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance/National Center on Caregiving
* Bryan Godfrey, LCSW; Care Management Social Worker, UNC Geriatrics Specialty Clinic
This webinar is intended for a wide range of stakeholders, including frontline workers; staff at health plans, including Medicare-Medicaid Plans (MMPs), Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs), and managed LTSS plans; and other health care and community-based organizations who are interested in strategies and programs for supporting caregivers of older adults.