Care. Coverage. Connections. – The Ins and Outs of Medicare and Medicaid

Attend the day-long educational workshop discussing the ins and outs of Medicare and Medicaid. Attend one session, or both to complete your education for a discount.

Understanding Medicare: Whether you have little to no familiarity with Medicare, or you are unaware of recent Medicare updates, this workshop will benefit all those working in the field of aging. Participants will learn a basic overview of Medicare, updates to the program, different components of Medicare and an overview of larger issues surrounding the Medicare program.

Understanding Ohio Medicaid: Continue your learning with this training on the Medicaid program in Ohio. Participants will learn what Medicaid services are available in Ohio, learn the different types of Medicaid and the eligibility factors for each category, understand the MyCare and Managed Care options and identify any issues that can help or hinder consumers in obtaining Medicaid services.


Paula M. Taliaferro, MGS, LSW
Ms. Taliaferro works part-time at the CentralOhio Area Agency on Aging as an Outreach and Education Specialist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Gerontology from ScrippsGerontology Center at Miami University and is a licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio. In addition, she is the developer of the”Aging in Ohio” course that is required of many professionals who work with older adults.

Allison Bielek, MS/AJS
Ms. Bielek is the Waiver Medicaid Supervisorat Montgomery County Department of Joband Family Services (MCDJFS). She holds aBachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice fromCedarville University and a Master’s Degreein Administration of Justice and Security fromthe University of Phoenix. She has been withMCDJFS for ten years and supervising theWaiver Unit for seven years.


Each workshop offers 3.0 clock hours for social workers, #RSX089101. (6.0 hours total for both workshops)
The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts events approved for counselors and social workers for continuing nursing education.

Cost: $40 for one workshop (w/ CEUs), $70 for both workshops (w/ CEUs), $20 each workshop (without CEUs)

Registration by August 27 is requested: Call or email Kelsey Haus, khaus@info4seniors.org, 937-341-3020. Registration form and payment is required – click here for the full brochure that contains the registration form. Sorry, we cannot accept credit card.

WE ARE EXPERIENCING OCCASIONAL MAIL DELAYS: Please notify Kelsey Haus, Communications & Training Coordinator, at (937) 341-3020 or khaus@info4seniors.org, that your registration is coming. This will help to ensure you receive the workshop reminder and link in time even if registration is delayed through the mail. We appreciate your help and consideration.

Date: August 30, 2022

Time: Medicare: 9:00am-12:15pm, Medicaid: 1:00pm-4:15pm

Taking place online via Zoom. Workshop link will be emailed the day before.

Call: 937-341-3020
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