ANCOR News - 08.13.18

Webinar on Behavioral Health Needs of Dually Eligible Older Adults

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ANCOR members who support older, dually eligible adults might be interested in this webinar by Resources for Integrated Care. According to the website, the webinar addresses “common behavioral health conditions and related challenges among dually eligible older adults, identifies best practices for treatment options and care coordination, and demonstrates practical strategies for meeting beneficiary needs. Speakers, including a family caregiver, discuss firsthand experiences, lessons learned, and strategies to coordinate care for dually eligible older adults across diverse settings.

By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Define common behavioral health conditions among dually eligible older adults.
  2. Recognize effective and appropriate treatment options for older adults with behavioral health needs.
  3. Identify practical tips and concrete strategies to improve care for older adults with behavioral health needs based on real-life stories from the field.
  4. Identify opportunities to collaborate with clinicians, social workers, case managers, and caregivers to support dually eligible older adults with behavioral health needs.”

The webinar recording is available online.