Webinar: Understanding the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program
The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) is an important benefit to understand especially for military survivors. This presentation and discussion will explore the realities of long term care and family caregiving, as well as review highlights of the FLTCIP, including eligibility, the application process, and resources available on the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program website to assist interested military survivors and other qualified relatives with exploring program options.
This webinar is presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®.
- Colonel Hunt Kerrigan, Military Outreach Advisor, FedPoint
- Lisa Roussel, Senior Account Manager, FedPoint.
- Bonnie Carroll, Founder & President, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Colonel Hunt Kerrigan USA (Ret) served more than 32 years in the U.S. Army and has been serving at as a Military Outreach Advisor at FedPoint for more than three years. Hunt’s military experiences range from serving as a young enlisted Cavalry Scout in West Germany, to a Brigade Commander in the Alaska Army National Guard. Upon retiring in 2015, Hunt and his family moved to Durham, New Hampshire. His wife Stephanie is serving as a Civil Engineer in the Maryland Air National Guard. Hunt leads the New Hampshire Military Coaching Alliance, an organization that pairs transitioning military leaders with business executives in New Hampshire.
Lisa J. Roussel, CLTC, LTCP
Lisa is the Senior Account Manager with FedPoint. She is a certified Long Term Care Consultant and Long Term Care Professional. In this role, Lisa works closely with agency human resources and benefits professionals, as well as retiree organizations to help educate federal and postal employees and family members on the importance of long term care planning and the benefits of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program. The FLTCIP is administered by Long Term Care Partners.
Bonnie Carroll is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a retired U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer, the surviving spouse of Brigadier General Tom Carroll, a former staffer in the Reagan and Bush White Houses, and the President and Founder of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, the leading national Military Service Organization providing comfort, care, and resources to all those grieving the death of a military loved one. Ms. Carroll founded TAPS following the death of her husband in an Army C-12 plane crash on November 12, 1992.
This webinar is free and open to the public. Continuing education credit is not available.
About the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®
The TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is positioned to be the national and worldwide leader in training and education for bereavement professionals, bereaved individuals, and grieving military and civilian families.
Through an alliance with the Hospice Foundation of America, the foremost leader in professional grief and loss education, the Institute will serve as a resource and training center, providing a hub for high-quality collaboration between professionals working in the field of grief and loss.
The Institute is where practical information on coping with loss will be accessible for all who seek current strategies, the most effective tools, and best practices for supporting those who are grieving and those who serve the grieving.
TAPS has teamed with the Hospice Foundation of America to educate caregivers, mental health professionals, clergy, funeral directors, casualty officers, the bereaved themselves, and so many others on the best ways to travel the grief journey. Together at the Institute, the two organizations will provide workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and more to train professionals and help individuals and families thrive after loss.
TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is located at TAPS Headquarters, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201