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Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student Info Night Messalonskee W20
with Brandy Jewel
Miles, language, and culture make us seem like we are worlds away from other people and nations, but hosting an international foreign exchange student can be a transformative life experience for both the student and the host family. You will have the opportunity to share your culture and traditions and learn about the culture and traditions of your student. During this class you will learn the “how’s,” the challenges, and the adventures of hosting as well as start building your community network in anticipation of hosting during the coming school year.
Social Security, Medicare, and Your Retirement Messalonskee W20
with Sasha Fitzpatrick
Social Security likely will be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it is important to understand your options with Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. We will discuss how Social Security fits into your retirement income plan, when you should start taking benefits, and tax considerations. We will also discuss what steps pre-retires should take to prepare for health care costs to help ensure their retirement savings stay healthy. Limit 18 students.
Elder Law The Basics Messalonskee W20
with John Nale
Medicare 101 May W20
with Courtney Cowan
Medicare is not one size fits all. Are you new to Medicare? This session will review a wide variety of information to help you navigate the waters. We will review how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible and many other important topics including supplemental insurance to compliment original Medicare. If you are currently enrolled in Medicare come get a refresher on the basics and better understand the choices available to you and when you can make changes. There are many different products and carriers available as well as various enrollment periods, which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful. Limit 20 students.
Elder Law - The Basics W20
with John Nale
This two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well. Limit 20 students.
ABCs of Medicare Messalonskee W20
with Anita Wiley
This one-session workshop will help you understand Medicare, how and when to apply, and private plan options available to eligible beneficiaries. Please pre-register by Thursday, May 7. Limit 20 students.
Personal Safety Messalonskee W20
with Kevin Webb
This class is designed for people who want to learn the tools and skills of personal safety and to be confident in their everyday life and in a variety of situations. We will cover outward appearance, confidence level, and using the body in self-defense. You will learn to recognize possible dangerous encounters, how to handle them, and prevention strategies. Parent or guardian must register and participate in the class with students 14 to 17. Limit 25 students.