2020 Elder Justice Training

Medicaid & Long-Term Care

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

An online and in-person training course on elder abuse awareness. Professionals learn to recognize possible abuse.


  • State Unit on Aging (Nebraska DHHS)
  • AARP Nebraska
  • UNO Department of Gerontology
  • Nebraska Bankers Association
  • Legal Aid of Nebraska

Training was held on August 4, 2020. If you participated in the training and would like to provide feedback, please complete the evaluation.

2020 Event Training Materials

Nursing Home Closures - Jenifer Acierno.pdf
APS Hoarding - Antonia Bonsera.pdf
Hoarding and Self-Neglect - Jen Baker.pdf
Sorting Guidelines Hoarding and Self-neglect - Jen Baker.pdf
Guadianship Update PPT - Mary Wilson.pdf
Guardianship Update Outline - Mary Wilson.pdf
Supported Decision Making - Meurrens and Roth.pdf
Mental Illness in the Elderly - Lorie Thomas.pdf
Mediation in Family Decision Making - Kathleen Kauth.pdf
Medicare - Jonathan Burlison.pdf
Protect the Good Life, Fraud and Scams Update - Ryan Sothan.pdf


Nursing Home Closures:  Duties and Responsibilities

Jenifer Acierno, LeadingAge Nebraska discusses how current Nebraska conditions relate to nursing facility level of care, assessment of the impact or recent closures on long-term care facilities on Medicaid beneficiaries and identification of the most significant challenges to nursing facilities.


Medicare:  Observation Status/Three-day Admissions Practice/QMB & MA Plans

Jonathan Burlison, Nebraska SHIP, summarizes the MOON (Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice), examines the rules of the Three-day Admissions Practice, loss of skilled nursing facility care and the appeal process and describes how Medicaid pays for beneficiary cost under QMB & MA Plans.


Protect the Good Life:  The Nebraska Scams and Anti-Fraud Education (SAFE) Program 2020 Update

Ryan Sothan, Nebraska Attorney General's Office, discusses the new Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, identifies the aggressive marketing touting miracle therapies and cures for stem cell therapy and discusses scams related to the Corona virus.


Co-sponsored by Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, State Unit on Aging, AARP Nebraska, UNO Department of Gerontology, Nebraska Bankers Association, and Legal Aid of Nebraska




State Unit on Aging
Medicaid & Long-Term Care / Department of Health & Human Services
Phone Number
(402) 471-2307
Fax Number
(402) 742-8388
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026

Report abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult

Call the Hotline at (800) 652-1999

For more information visit Adult Protective Services.