Jul
4
Tue
Happy 4th of July!
Jul 4 all-day
Happy 4th of July!

In observation of the Independence Day holiday, the offices of Tierra del Sol will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.

Wishing you all a safe, and wonderful, 4th!

Oct
11
Wed
Saving for the Future While Protecting Your Benefits
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Saving for the Future While Protecting Your Benefits

Michelle Wolf, Founding Executive Director of the Jewish Foundation of Los Angeles, will host this informative and interactive program.
Learn more about Special Needs Trusts, Pooled Trusts, and protecting your benefits.

Michelle Wolf has close to three decades of experience working in the Jewish, non-profit and governmental sectors, and with a focus on social services/special needs, and is uniquely positioned to provide the professional leadership to launch this program. She was previously the Transitions Coordinator at Bet Tzedek from 2012-2014, and in that position, she created a 42-member coalition of agencies intersecting the developmental disabilities and aging worlds. Previously, she was Director of the Caring for Jews in Need department at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. She also writes a monthly column for the Jewish Journal on special needs/social services issues.
Nov
29
Wed
Tierra’s Parent Forum
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tierra’s Parent Forum

Please join us for our November Parent Forum. Meet and learn from other parents and family members who have loved ones with disabilities while sharing your experiences, questions, and concerns.

Click here to register today!

Jan
25
Thu
Upcoming Webinar from our friends at OneGeneration & NTG
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Upcoming Webinar from our friends at OneGeneration & NTG

Listening to Families and Advocates: A Panel Discussion on Maintaining Person Centered Care Throughout the Lifespan
Thursday, January 25th from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. PST, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EST
This no-cost educational opportunity will offer new and updated information

In this webinar, you will learn the following:

  • Discuss how access to informed health care in terms of ‘Person Centered Approach’ serves families and older adults with IDD .
  • List at least 4 challenges to families with adults with IDD and how to address them.
  • List at least 3 suggestions on how to seek information and resources on aging, dementia and IDD.
  • Relate to the experiences of the panelists and apply at least two to their own family or families they serve.
  • Acquire basic understanding in aging in all persons, including adults with IDD.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER TODAY!

Jan
31
Wed
Tierra’s Life Planning Forum
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please join us for our January Life Planning Forum. Meet and learn from other parents and family members who have loved ones with disabilities while sharing your experiences, questions, and concerns.

Featured Guest Speaker, Nick Vukotic, of Maxim Healthcare Services,
providers of nursing, therapy, personal care, and behavioral services, will present details of Maxim’s numerous
non-medical services and programs, funding resources and ways to advocate for coverage.  

Click here to register today!

Feb
27
Tue
Life Planning Parent Forum
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Life Planning Parent Forum

Tierra families are invited to join us for an interactive chat with Julie Snyder, Tierra’s Life Planning Navigator!

For questions regarding this forum, contact Julie at jsnyder@tierradelsol.org or

(818) 415-2331.

Click here to register!

Apr
30
Tue
How will California’s 2024-25 Budget affect Tierra?
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
How will California’s 2024-25 Budget  affect Tierra?

Learn more on Tuesday, April 30th, 4:00 – 5:00 pm at Tierra’s next Family Forum.

Featured Guest Speaker, Dr. Rebecca Lienhard, Tierra CEO, will provide important updates and ways that you can help!

Oradora invitada destacada, Rebecca Lienhard, directora ejecutiva de Tierra ¡Proporcionará actualizaciones importantes y formas en que puede ayudar!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!

May
28
Tue
Life Planning Forum: Are Your Plans in Place?
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Life Planning Forum: Are Your Plans in Place?

Expert estate planning attorney, Vanessa Terzian, Senior Partner at Lagerlof, LLP,

will present an impactful and interactive program to help you get started on creating and/or updating

your Special Needs Trust for your loved one with a disability.

Click here to register today!

Jul
30
Tue
Family Form Webinar: CalAble Basics
Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Family Form Webinar: CalAble Basics

Program Description:

Learn about this important savings and investment program that allows individuals with a disability to save and invest without losing public benefits. This will be 1 hour with Q&A

CalABLE is a savings and investment program that allows individuals with a disability to save and invest without losing eligibility for certain means-tested public benefits programs such as MediCal and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Earning in a CalABLE account are not subject to federal or California state income tax as long as the money is used for Qualified Disability Expenses. CalABLE can support the financial well-being of people with disabilities to provide for themselves and their families. CalABLE allows individuals with disabilities to maintain public benefit status even while saving above the established resource limits.

 

Click here to register TODAY!