Catholic Charities Elder Ministry will be hosting a FREE “Options for Paying for Long-Term Care” Webinar Series that will begin on Tuesday, May 18th.

This series of webinars will offer participants the opportunity to explore payment options for long-term care other than private pay and how to help secure one’s future.

A 4-part Webinar Series:  “Options for Paying for Long-Term Care”

VA Benefits – Session One

Tuesday, May 18th                                                                           

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

This one-hour webinar will address VA benefits, coverage, eligibility and how to apply for services.  Learn about benefits available to wartime veterans and their spouse and how these benefits can help pay for care that you might not be able to afford otherwise.

Hosted by Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte Elder Ministry

Presented by Heath Smith, Veterans Services Supervisor, Buncombe County Veterans Services.

Please register in advance by clicking here by Clicking Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For additional information or assistance with registering, please contact Sandra Breakfield, Program Director Elder Ministry at 704-370-3220 or sabreakfield@charlottediocese.org

 

Medicare vs Long-Term Care Medicaid – Session Two

Thursday, May 20th 

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

This webinar will compare the difference between what Medicare covers and what Long-Term Care Medicaid covers.  We will explore Medicaid eligibility requirements, coverage provided, countable and non-countable assets, penalties and lookback periods for Long-Term Care Medicaid as well as information about State & County Assistance Programs.

Hosted by Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte Elder Ministry

Co-Presented by:  Zahra Coleman, Quality & Training Specialist for Long-Term Care Medicaid, Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services and John Wingerter, Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships with the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc.

Please register in advance by Clicking Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For additional information or assistance with registering, please contact Sandra Breakfield, Program Director Elder Ministry at 704-370-3220 or sabreakfield@charlottediocese.org

 

Long-Term Care Insurance – Session Three

Wednesday, May 26th  

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

This one-hour webinar will examine what long-term care insurance is, what types of policies are available, what are the benefits provided, what services are covered, and tips to consider when purchasing a policy.

Hosted by Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte Elder Ministry

Presented by Louis Suarez, Premier Benefits Insurance

Please register in advance by Clicking Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For additional information or assistance with registering, please contact Sandra Breakfield, Program Director Elder Ministry at 704-370-3220 or sabreakfield@charlottediocese.org

 

Understanding the Process for Medicaid Planning – Session Four

Thursday, May 27th  

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

This one-hour webinar will address Long-Term Care Planning, Medicaid Myths, Eligibility for NC Long-Term Care Medicaid, Asset Protection, and when to start planning for Medicaid.

Hosted by Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte Elder Ministry

Presented by Kelli Y. Allen, Attorney at Law

Please register in advance by Clicking Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For additional information or assistance with registering, please contact Sandra Breakfield, Program Director Elder Ministry at 704-370-3220 or sabreakfield@charlottediocese.org