IAAAA Advocates for Older Americans Act and Medicaid HCBS on Capitol Hill

Last week, executives from Lifestream Services, CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions and IAAAA met with Indiana Senate and House of Representatives staff on Capitol Hill to advocate for sequester relief for Older Americans Act services and for protection of Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services waivers, two funding sources that help Hoosiers age safely and independently in their own homes and communities.

It is a vital time for advocacy for older adults and people with disabilities of any age. Although pulled from consideration, the American Health Care Act would have created significant challenges for state Medicaid programs, including home and community-based services, and caused premiums for older adults on federal health insurance marketplace plans to sky-rocket.

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Free Money Smart Week® Event April 26th

Free Money Smart Event

Do you need help managing your personal finances and avoiding fraud and exploitation?  Money Smart Week® events are coming to Indiana April 22 -29, 2017!

In Central Indiana, the public is invited to attend a free Money Smart Week® event on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. The event will educate Hoosiers on avoiding investment fraud and other consumer financial scams. Pre-registration is appreciated.

Event organizers include the Indiana Senior Medicare Patrol which educates seniors to identify and prevent Medicare fraud, the Indiana Secretary of State’s office, the Indiana Attorney General’s office, AARP Indiana and the Mid-North Shepherd’s Center.

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