Services & Resources

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Medicare Presentation

Monday — October 28, 2019 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Get all of your Medicare questions answered! We’ll compare the costs and benefits of several different Medicare coverage strategies, making it easy for you To choose the one that is right for you. In addition to the presentation, there is usually time to go over your specific needs and circumstances and get individualized advice. With Jim Yragui of Seattle Medicare Plan Experts.

Free. Advance registration appreciated. 

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Ducks In A Row

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

Gather information and advice that you need to plan your end-of-life arrangements with experts from People’s Memorial Association and their partners. Go over legal and financial documents including estate planning, trusts, wills, probate, and more with an attorney from KHBB Law. Learn about Advance Directive for health, POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) forms, and the process of using the Death with Dignity law with a representative from End of Life Washington. Receive valuable information regarding funeral planning decisions including Disposition Authorization, Designated Agent, and more with a representative from People’s Memorial Association. No one should miss this excellent presentation that will help you get your ducks in a row!

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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PNA Village Potluck Breakfast

Thursday — October 10, 2019 9:30am to 11:30am

The Phinney Neighborhood Association Village is officially expanding to Wallingford! The PNA offers community programs, services and activities to connect neighbors and foster civic engagement. They make it easier for people to stay in their own homes As they grow older by connecting members with volunteers for transportation, minor home repairs, social connections, gardening, and much more! To learn about the village, come to a potluck breakfast and Q&A at WCSC. Current Village members and volunteers will provide breakfast and will host a fun and interactive group session to answer all of your questions at the end.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Financial Forum

Monday — September 30, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This workshop is focused on discussing your financial concerns and questions in a casual, round table format. Come with your questions regarding income distribution planning, probate, charitable gifting, taxes, long-term care insurance, inflation, Social Security… and be prepared to leave with valuable takeaways just for you.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Know the Difference Between Medicare & Medicaid

Monday — September 23, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Medicare and Medicaid are two health insurance programs run by the government. Despite their similar names, they differ in some key respects. Your usage of one, both, or neither of these programs could have a big impact on your retirement budget, so it pays to know how each works. With Heather Eacker of Eldercare Navigators.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Thursday — September 26 & 27, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

This driver refresher course covers the current rules of the road and defensive driving techniques, and methods to accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Receive a certificate entitling you to a discount or discount extension on your auto insurance! You must attend both classes to receive your certificate.
With Joel Ferguson, AARP Driver Safety Instructor.

Bring your AARP membership number. $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Make checks payable to AARP. Advance registration required.

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Tips To Sell Your Home

Friday — September 20, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Are you considering selling your home? Gain valuable insights! Topics include: understanding today’s Seattle market, preparing your home to receive top dollar, and tips on downsizing. With Jamie Flaxman, local Realtor with Coldwell Banker Bain. If someone associated with WCSC sells a home, Jamie and Coldwell Banker Bain will donate 10% of their commission to WCSC!.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Money Smart For Older Adults

Monday — September 16, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join Paul Robinson, Manager of the Fremont Branch of HomeStreet Bank, to learn how to prevent financial exploitation, guard against identity theft, plan for unexpected loss of the ability to manage your finances, prepare financially for disasters, and find other helpful resources on managing money and reporting financial exploitation.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Retirement Planning 101

Monday — September 9, 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Retiring soon? Already there? How will you make your money last? Will you have enough to enjoy your golden years? What about the kids and grandkids—do you want to provide for them? These are some of the questions we’ll talk about in this fun and informative seminar. Whether you have a lot or not so much, learn some tips and strategies for giving yourself more peace of mind about your finances. With Elizabeth Gray and Noemi Chaparro of Securian Advisors Northwest.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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