Caregiving responsibilities are challenging and time-consuming. It is important to understand that caregiving can also have serious financial consequences, especially for women who continue to be the primary caregivers.
If you're a caregiver tune in to this free webinar, Financial Steps for Family Caregivers, on Tuesday, September 14, at 12:00 p.m., CST.
Learn about the financial impact of caregiving, important steps caregivers should take, how to avoid common caregiver mistakes, and how caregivers can be a defense against financial fraud.
The webinar is a part of the Wisconsin Strong Women financial wellness education series offered by the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds and in collaboration with the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement.
About the Presenter
Judith Kozlowski is a Senior Fellow at the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement. She is also a subject matter expert with the U.S. Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative. Prior to her current role, Ms. Kozlowski was a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Aging and the Administration on Community Living, where she worked on national policy initiatives concerning elder abuse and financial exploitation. She also had a long career as a state and federal prosecutor in New York, Miami, and Washington, D.C., where she focused on the investigation and trial of complex fraud and white-collar cases. As an Assistant United States Attorney, she created and ran a multidisciplinary elder financial exploitation federal prosecution team for over a decade.
Ms. Kozlowski also helped establish the Office for the Financial Protection of Older Americans at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). She regularly speaks at local and national conferences on Elder Justice, particularly about elder financial exploitation. As a WISER Senior Fellow, she also speaks on the topic of caregiving and other issues impacting women’s financial security.
ETF's Wisconsin Strong: Your Financial Security™ program is designed to empower Wisconsin Retirement System members to maximize their WRS benefits, save for the future, and achieve financial wellness at any age. You’ll find free financial wellness education, resources, and tools at etf.wi.gov/wi-strong. Follow along at #WIStrongSecurity.