UPMA Online Training Schedule

Since we are so limited in our ability to do face to face meetings and trainings, UPMA will be offering you online training opportunities throughout the year.  Training sessions will be provided via WebEx in partnership with FedPoint.   

Scheduled Training Events

Title: I Need to Post a Position in My Office - What Are the Proper Steps to Take?
Presenter: To be Determined

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM EST

Meeting Link: https://ltcpartners.webex.com/ltcpartners/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5e7b69fb1795535521e81f08e96957ab

Title: I Need to Post a Position in My Office - What Are the Proper Steps to Take?
Presenter: To be Determined

Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Time: 9:00 PM EST

Meeting Link: https://ltcpartners.webex.com/ltcpartners/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9313a9d40794527fae26d575fa784e47


Spring webinars are available!

Learn more about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) and other federal benefits, plus explore important topics such as making the most of your benefits, financing long term care, and the advantages of planning for retirement. Register today at LTCFEDS.com/webinar for a live webcast that includes a Q&A session with presenters. Each webinar will be available on-demand after the live presentation is over.

The Diet Review
March 23, 2021
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to eat better in 2021? March is National Nutrition Month. In this webinar, a nutrition expert from Harvard Medical School will tell us what a healthy diet and good eating habits look like. We will also review some popular nutrition and weight-loss plans as well as the science (or lack of science) behind them. Eating well as you age can help improve your mental sharpness, boost your energy levels, and increase your resistance to illness.

The FLTCIP (Part 1 of 2): Planning for Long Term Care 
March 30, 2021, and June 29, 2021
Your plan for long term care should align with your broader retirement and financial goals. This webinar explores the realities of long term care and family caregiving. We also review possible long term care funding options (and their tradeoffs) such as Medicaid and investing.

The FLTCIP (Part 2 of 2): Protecting Your Retirement with the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program
March 31, 2021, and June 30, 2021
This webinar includes a thorough review of the benefits and features of the FLTCIP plan, with important information on cost, eligibility, and enrollment.

Merging Military Service with Your Federal Retirement
April 20, 2021
Are you a federal employee with prior military service? Learn about considerations and the process for making military deposits. Explore the differences between how an active duty retirement, reserve component retirement, or military service not leading to a retirement can impact your civil service pension. Join Deborah Hatch of Pinnacle Personnel Services, LLC, and Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) representatives as we discuss the options, implications, and benefits available to you for your prior military service. 

Women’s Health Month: Your Time to Shine
May 6, 2021
May is Women’s Health Month and the perfect time to discuss aging and transition. The gift of maturity affords us wisdom earned from the first half of life and allows us to engage the challenging questions prompted by life changes. The transition from a focus on family and career brings an opportunity to reassess your life goals and invest your energy into the things you are most passionate about. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how every milestone in life brings the possibility of a new beginning.

The First 60 Days: Benefits Information for New Federal Employees
May 11, 2021
Are you a new federal employee? The first 60 days go by fast, and you may be eligible for multiple benefits—such as health, dental, vision, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts; and long term care insurance. Join Tammy Flanagan and Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) representatives as we review the benefits available to you as you start your federal career. 

Federal Financial Planning: Dos and Don’ts
May 18, 2021
For most of us, maintaining our accustomed lifestyle in retirement requires planning ahead. Join Certified Financial Planner Karen Schaeffer and Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) representatives as we discuss the basic investing and money-management tips that can make or break your federal retirement plan.

TSP and Your Retirement
June 3, 2021
Join a liaison specialist from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a presentation on the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). This webinar is designed to give late-career employees and uniformed service members an overview of the TSP post-service withdrawal options available to them. The information in this presentation is ideal for TSP participants that are within 10 years or less of retirement, as well as for participants who have separated or retired.

Safety at Home: How the FLTCIP Supports Aging in Place 
June 17, 2021
Many people prefer to receive long term care services at home. Making a house safe and accessible will help you maintain quality of life in familiar surroundings. Join Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) Care Coordinators Claudia Wells, RN, and Meighan Allen, RN, to discuss how FLTCIP coverage can help you age in place by providing benefits like home safety evaluations, caregiver training, and home modifications. Learn how Claudia and Meighan, and their colleagues, work with enrollees, their family members, and providers to help ensure the best care outcomes.