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Slide 1 FastFacts Feature Presentation May 10, 2011 We are using audio during this session, so please dial in to our conference line… Phone number: 888-651-5908.

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1 Slide 1 FastFacts Feature Presentation May 10, 2011 We are using audio during this session, so please dial in to our conference line… Phone number: 888-651-5908 Participant code: 182500 © 2011 The Johns Hopkins University. All rights reserved.

2 Slide 2 Todays Topic Well be taking a look at… Aging and Adult Services

3 Slide 3 Todays Presenter Meg Stoltzfus, LCPC LifeSpan Services Manager

4 Slide 4 Session Segments Presentation Meg will provide an overview of eldercare/aging adult services available as part of the employee benefits package for the Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital/Health System. During Megs presentation, your phone will be muted. Q&A After the presentation, well hold a Q&A session. Well open up the phone lines, and youll be able to ask questions. Meg will answer as many of your questions as time allows.

5 Slide 5 Contact Us If you would like to submit a question during the presentation or if youre having technical difficulties, you can email us at: You can also send us an instant message! GoogleTalk – AOL Instant Messenger – HopkinsFastFacts MSN –

6 Slide 6 How To View Full Screen

7 Slide 7 Survey At the end of this FastFacts session, well ask you to complete a short survey. Your honest comments will help us to enhance and improve future FastFacts sessions.

8 Slide 8 Aging and Adult Services

9 Slide 9 Agenda In this session, Meg will focus on the following topics: How to determine when you need an individualized adult care consultation. How to utilize the Backup Care program for aging family members. Ways we can assist you if you are a long-distance caregiver. How and when to obtain a referral for an eldercare professional in the community.

10 Slide 10 C OMMUNITY PROGRAMS H OUSING & R ELOCATION Financial Perks & Programs Life Span SERVICES

11 Slide 11 We guide and direct employees to resources so they can make informed decisions based on their individual situations, including: - Preparing for a new baby - Child care options - Aging adult/elder care assistance - Grief and bereavement support - Pre-retirement support – Retire Right A starting point for employees as they begin to investigate family and care giving resources across the life span.

12 Slide 12 40/70 Rule By the time you are 40 years old or your parents are 70 years old, you should talk about: –Plans for long term care, if necessary –Health conditions –Financial situation –Legal documents Will Power of Attorney for finance Health care agent –End of life wishes

13 Slide 13 40/70 Rule Poll: How many in the audience have had this conversation with their parents already?

14 Slide 14 How We Help Workshops Referrals for Estate Planning documents Assistance with anticipating potential care needs Healthy Aging Workshops Information and referral Encourage family planning for current & future care Provide ongoing support Chronic Illness Information and referral Linkage to Geriatric Care Manager, if necessary Encourage planning for current & future care needs Provide ongoing support Crisis

15 Slide 15 Is This Your Family? You are worried that Mom or Dad shouldnt live alone anymore. A parent lives out-of-state and you want to move them to the area to be closer to you. Your grandmother has been hospitalized and you need to select a rehabilitation facility. You and your siblings disagree about a legal matter related to your parents estate. You need information about how to get home care for your husband.

16 Slide 16 Adult Care Quiz What percentage of people over 65 will need long-term care? 30% 50% 70% 90% U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Sept 2008

17 Slide 17 Adult Care Quiz Medicare pays if my mother needs to live in a nursing home. True/False

18 Slide 18 Adult Care Consultations Geriatric Care Specialist Problem-solving difficult situations Information and referral Ongoing support for care givers Can involve other family members In person or via phone Free and confidential Online JH discussion forum being developed

19 Slide 19 Backup Care Care provider comes to your home to care for your dependent adult while you work Benefit of 10 days of care per fiscal year Subsidy based on employees salary $4, $6 or $8 per hour Credit card is billed after care Providers work for local home care agencies

20 Slide 20 Dependent Care Voucher For fully-benefited JHU employees only Net household income less than $50,000 per year Employee must provide at least 50% of care for dependent adult Reimbursement of 20% or 40% of the cost of care (up to $5,000 per year) Use at any licensed facility or for licensed in-home care

21 Slide 21 WorkLife Presents… Educational workshops to provide faculty and staff with information on topics related to aging and care giving: The Special Needs of Caregivers The Sandwich Generation Legal Preparedness for Families Coping with Grief at the Holidays Medicare and Medicaid Mysteries Solved Wandering in Dementia Understanding Long-term Care Insurance Emergency Preparedness for Families

22 Slide 22 Web Resources National Family Caregiver Association The Alzheimers Association Lotsa Helping Hands Baltimore County Dept of Aging

23 Slide 23 Coping with Caregiver Stress Ask for (or demand) help Respite, family, government, agencies Get support Groups, counseling, friends Care for your own health Laugh Be present

24 Slide 24 Personal, Professional, Productive Why Use Our Services? Personal, Professional, Productive At one point or another we all experience stress and tension, and appropriately intersecting work & personal life can be difficult. Manage competing demands – career, studies, family Reduce time and frustration Improved wellness and performance Employment benefit/service – free & private Short-term counseling for problems of daily living Unlimited lifespan resource and referral services

25 Slide 25 443-997-7000

26 Slide 26 Were going to open the phone lines now! There will be a slight pause, and then a recorded voice will provide instructions on how to ask questions over this conference call line. Well be answering questions in the order that we receive them. Well also be answering the questions that were emailed to us during the presentation. If theres a question that we cant answer, well do some research after this session, and then email the answer to all participants. Q&A

27 Slide 27 Thank You! Thank you for participating! We would love to hear from you. Are there certain topics that you would like us to cover in future FastFacts sessions? Would you like to be a FastFacts presenter? Please email us at:

28 Slide 28 Survey Before we close, please take the time to complete a short survey. Your feedback will help us as we plan future FastFacts sessions. Click this link to access the survey… Thanks again!

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