Registration Deadline Extended to Sept. 30th
Please register for NJFA’s Oct. 11th Workshop by Friday Sept. 30th!
Choose Well to Age Well
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
8:30 am to 12 pm
CentraState Hospital Conference Center
901 W. Main St. Freehold
Reducing barriers to Hospice and Palliative Care, Recognizing Ethnic and Cultural Biases
Malvina Williams, Former Director of Home Care & Hospice, VNA of Mercer County
Dr. Vikranta Sharma, Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, VNA Health Group.
This session will examine cultural barriers as they relate to hospice and palliative care services especially for families when they are presented with this choice of care. Review possible interventions. Provide information on culturally competent practice. Address population disparities in healthcare, especially as they relate to the choice of hospice and palliative care services.
Boot Camp on Social Security and Medicare
David Vinokurov, Social Security Administration
Mary McGeary, State Coordinator, State Health Insurance Assistance Plans (SHIP)
Social Security benefits can and should play in overall financial planning. This workshop will cover: Setting up a MySSA account and utilizing SSA’s Financial Calculators to gain a better understanding of when and how to apply. The discussion will include retirement, disability, survivors and new Medicare Coverage options, like Hospice Care and programs to help lower Medicare costs.