• Desserts & Discussion: The "Sweetness of Aging Seminar Series

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    Name: Desserts & Discussion: The "Sweetness of Aging Seminar Series
    Date: July 25, 2017
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    The Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a monthly seminar series on aging. This month’s installment will be held Tuesday, July 25 at the Lew Davies Community Center on Park Avenue in Meadville, beginning at 6:30 pm. Seminars are free and open to the public.
    This month’s session will feature a panel discussion on Medicare and Social Security with Kathy Freeman of Active Aging and Angie Niedermeyer of Byham’s Insurance Services.

    Some key points that will be covered include: 

    • What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?

    • At what age can I begin receiving social security benefits?

    • When should I begin the social security application process?

    • Important tips for choosing the right Medicare plan

    • If I am still working, do I still have to sign up for Medicare?

    Kathy Freeman has been employed by Active Aging, Inc. for 33 years working in Senior Center Services, Information and Referral, Care Management, Protective Services, Ombudsman, PA Link to Aging and Disability Services, and APPRISE State Health Insurance Counseling.

    Angie Niedermeyer works for Byham’s Insurance Services since 2002 and has been selling Medicare products since 2005. She has over 3000 clients. She serves on an advisory board for AARP and is in the top 10 producers nationwide.

    For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 337-8030.

    The remaining schedule for the series includes:

    • August 22 – Home Based Care Options and Health Care Transitions

    • September 26 – Senior Care Living outside of the Home

    • October 23 – Paying for Long Term Care – Public Benefits Options

    • November 28 – End of Life Care and Issues

    • December date TBD – Funerals and Estate Administration

    Qualified speakers are still being sought, with Meadville Chamber of Commerce members being given priority consideration. For more information, please contact Christa Lundy at 814-337-8030 or clundy@meadvillechamber.com.

    Lew Davies Community Center
    1034 Park Avenue, Meadville
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017    6:30 pm
    Contact Information:
    Chamber of Commerce, 814-337-8030
    Free for all to attend
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