Education Week

During Reverse Mortgage Education Week, the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association hosts a series of free informational webinars for older homeowners, their loved ones, and the professionals who serve them, to explain how the loans can be used to supplement retirement savings and support aging in place. 

The following recorded webinars originally aired during NRMLA’s 3rd Annual Education Week, April 23-27, 2018. 

For Homeowners Aged 62+ and Their Loved Ones

NRMLA & Next Avenue Present: A Q&A on Using Home Equity to Support Aging in Place

NRMLA partnered with Next Avenue, the public media website for America’s booming older population, to answer reader questions about using home equity to supplement retirement savings and support aging in place.
Speakers: Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue; Steve Irwin, NRMLA; Nick Clements, Magnify Money; Amy Ford, National Council on Aging; Rita Cheng, Blue Ocean Global Wealth; Dan Hultquist, CRMP, Co-Chair NRMLA Education Committee

Paying for Caregiving: Strategies for Managing the Costs of In-Home Care

Most aging adults would prefer to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, even when they require daily assistance. But finding the resources to pay for that in-home care can be a challenge. This webinar is for older adults, their children and loved ones, who are searching for financial solutions to manage the costs of home care.
Speakers: Laura Giunta, CSA, President of Long Island Aging in Place Council; Kelli Vasquez, LCSW, Executive Director and Chief Population Health Officer of Square Care; Patty Wills, CRMP, NRMLA Education Committee

For Realtors and Agents

Guidance for Meeting Boomer Buyers’ Needs with HECM for Purchase

NRMLA partnered with the online real estate community ActiveRain to host a free webinar about HECM for Purchase and the value it brings to older homebuyers.
Speakers: Chris Bruser, CRMP, Christina Harmes, CRMP, Realtor Scott Degnan, VP of Century Residential and Mastercraft Homes Scott Owens

For Health & Homecare Professionals

Paying for Caregiving: Client Strategies for Managing the Costs of In-Home Care

NRMLA sponsored a free webinar for the American Society on Aging to educate professionals who work with older adults about the financial tools and resources their clients can use to pay for in-home care. Continuing Education Credits will be offered.
Speakers: Phil Bongiorno, Home Care Association of America; Nancy Avitabile, President Aging Life Care Association; Lorraine Geraci, NRMLA Education Committee


For Financial Planners

Wealth Management: Solving for Liquidity with a Reverse Mortgage

This free webinar for financial advisors focused on incorporating home equity into a comprehensive retirement financial plan. Speakers discussed scenarios when a reverse mortgage loan can solve for liquidity. Featured speaker Jamie Hopkins, director of the New York Life Center of Retirement Income and author of Rewirement, will explain why housing wealth must be considered in a retirement financial plan.
Speakers: Becky Bell, CFP; Jamie Hopkins, Esq, Jud Lyman, NRMLA Education Committee