Justice in Aging Webinars Addressing COVID-19 Issues

New Policies Related to COVID-19 at SSA

When: Friday, April 10, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. PT/1:30 p.m. ET.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has made many changes to its policies and procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes impact all areas of the agency—the local offices, each state’s Disability Determination Service, and the hearing offices. This webinar will provide an overview of these changes, and offer suggestions for how advocates can interact with SSA during this unusual time.
Kate Lang, Justice in Aging

When: Friday, April 3, 2020, at 11:15 a.m. PT/2:15 p.m. ET.
The current outbreak of COVID-19 presents particular danger to residents of nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities. This webinar will cover recent policy changes by federal and state governments, and discuss the challenges and choices faced by residents.
·         Eric Carlson, Justice in Aging
Medicare Coverage and COVID-19
When: Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and new legislation have changed many of the rules in Medicare to respond to COVID-19. This webinar will focus on the changes to Medicare that most impact low-income older adults.
·          Amber Christ
·         Natalie Kean