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Feb 22

Medicare 2017 & What it Means for You

11:00 am EST

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for adults over age 65 and other qualified individuals. While the program basics remain virtually unchanged year-to-year, a new year always brings a few tweaks to the program. This session will provide a brief update to the “Back to Basics: Medicare” session provided January 27, 2016 with changes to the program for 2017. The session will also provide a broad overview of the Medicare program’s coordination of benefits with other programs such as Medicaid, Social Security Disability Insurance, TRICARE for Life and VA Benefits, among others.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit or Certificate of Completion


Andrew B. Crocker, M.S.
Extension Program Specialist III | Gerontology and Health
Family and Community Health
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

How to Join

You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com. The recording of this webinar will be posted a couple days after the live session.

  • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

    • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page.

    • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible).

    • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live.

  • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

*The cover image is licensed from iStockphoto.com by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN), under Member ID: 8085767.
Feb 22

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Creating Effective Videos Using iMovie via an iOS device

12:00 pm EST

2/22/17: Creating Effective Videos Using iMovie via a iOS device

Learn how to do basic video editing from your iPad or iPhone using iMovie. We will cover how to add a title, edit out unwanted footage and add and edit sound. Although this is geared for iOS devices, the principles are similar to other apps.

For more information and to register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wednesday-webinars-registration-11452674257
For upcoming and archived webinars: http://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

Feb 22

Successful Saving Techniques: Insights from Behavioral Economics Research and Beyond

12:30 pm EST

What makes some consumers better savers than others? This webinar is designed to present state-of-the-art research findings about savings behavior and saving money. We’ll focus on insights gained from the behavioral economics literature, as well as literature more broadly. We’ll also cover some current statistics about saving, and help you find information about saving behavior in your own state or community. Finally, we’ll focus on strategies that are especially applicable to young savers – those new to the workforce. Our panel of experts includes:

Dr. Becky Smith, Director, Extension Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy, Mississippi State University. Why it’s hard to save: insights from Behavioral Economics

 Dr. Cäzilia Loibl, Associate Professor and State Specialist, The Ohio State University. Nudges: Small changes that can help overcome biases

 Dr. Lauren Jones, Assistant Professor and State Specialist, The Ohio State University. What the research shows: Nudges that work and those that don’t

 Khurram Imam, Program Instructor, Financial and Homeownership Education, Michigan State University Extension. Tying it all together: Using behavioral insights in financial education

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