Topics of interest for Boomers & Seniors

Can You Afford to Retire or Be Retired in the Today’s Current Environment?
Presenter: Vincent J. Catania, CFP, CDP, MBA, Quantum Retirement Consultants  

Avoiding Bankruptcy by Healthcare
Presenter:  Dave McCarty, Certified Healthcare Consultant, DMC Group
Learn how to assess your risks, how to coordinate with government programs and plan for the future.  The majority of new bankruptcy is due to healthcare costs and many already had health insurance.  Most people today are unprepared for how an emergency could affect them. 

Dementia Dilemna
Presenter: Jane Malkoff, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner and Sharon Hughes, RN
Understanding the challenges that come with caring for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and how to keep them safe and prepare for the future.

Medicaid Without Impoverishment
Presenter:  Jeffery Stinson, Certified Elder Law Attorney, Stinson Law Firm
The Medicaid program finances nursing home care for more than two-thirds of Indiana's nursing home residents, including most middle-class residents of nursing homes that have long stays.  This program explores ways an individual's savings can be protected by proper legal planning while ensuring access to valuable long term care benefits under the Medicaid program.

Medical Bill Rescue- Is That What I Really Owe?
Presenter:  Carol Coots, CPC, Medical Bill Rescue and Practical Cost Reduction
Learn how medical coding errors and improper billing practices are frequently overlooked.  Carol will discuss the biggest problems with medical bills and show examples of savings that are often realized from a billing review.   Learn the best approach to handling medical claims that have been previously denied.

 
Understanding Medicare, Medicaid, & More
Presenter:  Dave McCarty, Certified Healthcare Consultant & Government Benefits Specialist
What do Medicare & Medicaid pay for and are they in your healthcare future?  Getting the most out of Medicare Supplements, Long Term Care plans and Prescription Drug Plans.  How will new Health Care Reform laws impact you?


Nutrition Beyond 50
PresenterVally Allen, Wellness Consultant, WTE Group
Eat to be healthy, keep it simple, keep it fun!  An evaluation of daily habits and learn how to move toward a smoother ride on your own Wheel of Wellness!


IRA Tax Distribution Planning – During Life Time as well as after Death
Presenter: Vincent J. Catania, CFP, CDP, MBA, Quantum Retirement Consultants 

Is a Nursing Home My Only Choice?
Presenter:  Jane Malkoff, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner and Sharon Hughes, RN, Malkoff and Hughes, LLC     Learn your Aging in Place options so that you can grow old at home.  Different types of in-home care are discussed and how to determine the type of care that suits your needs.  

How to Be a Healthcare Advocate
Presenter:  Dave McCarty, Certified Healthcare Consultant, DMC Group
Learn how to advocate for your own or your loved ones care.  The medical system and intertwined government programs are complicated and many people just accept the answers they are given.  Seniors especially need someone to be their representative in a state with one of the largest nursing shortages and worst Medicaid benefits.
 

Closing the Gap in Healthy Lifestyles
Presenter:  Vally Allen, Wellness Consultant, WTE Group
Exploring anti-aging skin care, hand & nail care, importance of attitude, and water  for proper hydration.

Seniors Living Alone—Making it Safe
Presenter:  Jane Malkoff, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner and Sharon Hughes, RN, Malkoff and Hughes, LLC
Many Seniors are choosing to AGE IN PLACE .  How can that be done without sacrificing safety?

Affording Alternatives to Nursing Home Care with VA Benefits
Presenter:  Jeffery Stinson, Certified Elder Law Attorney, Stinson Law Firm
The Veterans Administration may provide a cash benefit to veterans who are disabled due to a non-service connected disability.  This benefit can help pay for long term care needs and non-institutional care such as in-home care, assisted living care or adult day care.

Surviving Financially after a Job Loss
Presenter: Vincent J. Catania, CFP, CDP, MBA, Quantum Retirement Consultants 

Protecting Your Legacy from Long Term Care Costs
Presenter:
  Jeffery Stinson, Certified Elder Law Attorney, Stinson Law Firm 
This program reviews why it is important to consider long-term care costs in your estate plan long before your need for long term care and reviews strategies to protect assets so that future generations may continue to work within the family business or farm.

The Healing Web
Presenter:  Jane Malkoff, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner and Sharon Hughes, RN, Malkoff and Hughes, LLC
Based on Yuimaru; an Okinawan concept we can parallel with our own culture.  This healing web demonstrates the power of social networks and teams through the practice of sharing, cooperation and helping within the culture. (This is primarily discussion, storytelling, audience sharing and brainstorming ideas-always great fun!).
  

Practical Ways to Reduce Expenses and Save Money
Presenter:  Carol Coots, CPC, Medical Bill Rescue and Practical Cost Reduction
Learn different ways to reduce common expenses in the home and save money.  Carol uses the most efficient business practices and consumer resources for the home owner to realize significant savings.


The Nature of Care Management
Presenter:  Jane Malkoff, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner and Sharon Hughes, RN, Malkoff and Hughes, LLC
Where does the Care Manager fit in and affect change?  How does the Care Manager nurture the best healthcare outcomes? (This is  especially beneficial in training Care Managers and Caregivers).

 Stay Happy, Stay Healthy, Stay at Home
Group presentation relying on individual expertise and topic highlites from: 
Jane Malkoff, MSN, RN, Nurse Practitioner and Sharon Hughes, RN, at Malkoff and Hughes, LLC
Vally Allen, Wellness Consultant, WTE Group
 
This program explores the potential for positive outcomes when the inter-connection between mind, body and spirit are honored and respected.

Self Management of Chronic Illness
Presenters:  Vally Allen, Wellness Consultant and Dave McCarty, Certified Healthcare Consultant.  
A contracted group presentation series, sponsored by Central Indiana Council on Aging(CICOA) and Stanford University, offering remarkable training and resources for anyone with a chronic health problem.

Planning for End of Life & Avoiding Family Stress
Presenter: Dave McCarty, Certified Healthcare Consultant
Solutions which provide security that your patient rights and final wishes will be followed while reducing the stress and burden for loved ones that must carry-on.
 

What to Do When Your Special Needs Child Turns 18
Presenter:  Jeffery Stinson, Certified Elder Law Attorney, Stinson Law Firm 
Managing the transition of a special needs child from juvenile services to adult care can be difficult and stressful.  When the child leaves the public education system, a new plan will need to be in place for the child’s care and daily structure.  This program reviews legal and government program issues that every parent or guardian of a special needs child should know when making this transition.






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