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Elder Law: Protect Your Assets as You Age
Anyone can require long-term care as we age, and it can be financially ruinous. Learn how to protect your home and lifeís savings from Medicaid (Title 19) in case you need long-term care. Elder Law attorneys Thomas E. Murphy and Michele F. Murphy of Danbury will address these urgent questions: If I donít plan, what will Medicaid take? How can I protect my assets and still keep control over them? How can a trust protect my assets? How can I get income from Veterans Affairs? How can I avoid probate? Preserve your lifeís savings and lifestyle, and protect your assets as you age. Attorneys Murphy explain using trusts and other techniques to protect your assets and income and qualify for Medicaid benefits (for home care, assisted living, or nursing home), VA Aid and Attendance pension (up to $2,431/month) and Probate Avoidance through Revocable Living Trusts. Attorney Thomas E. Murphy received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a career in corporate management. He then graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree and a Certificate in Health Law and Policy. Attorney Michele F. Murphy, RN, MSN earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University, and her Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law. Both Attorneys Murphy are also accredited attorneys with Veterans Affairs.

Attorney Thomas E. Murphy received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a career in corporate management. He then graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree and a Certificate in Health Law and Policy. Attorney Michele F. Murphy, RN, MSN earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University, and her Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law. Both Attorneys Murphy are also accredited attorneys with Veterans Affairs.

1 Session (90 Minutes) $ 29 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 25) - Ask about care giver / family member discount when you register.
Wed., 10/12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Zoom



Protect Yourself with Trusts! Asset Protection Trusts and Revocable Living Trusts
Protect your assets, avoid probate and taxes, and preserve your quality of life. Asset Protection Trusts protect your resources from long term care. Revocable Living Trusts avoid probate and conservatorship. Retirement Plan Trusts protect your children if they get divorced or sued. Trusts give you protection and control. You say what goes in, what comes out, and who does what. Plan and protect! Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to: comparison of Revocable Living Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts, pros and cons of probate, Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance payment of long term care, the mechanics of how trusts work, and new laws regarding Powers of Attorney.

Attorney Thomas E. Murphy received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a career in corporate management. He then graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree and a Certificate in Health Law and Policy. Attorney Michele F. Murphy, RN, MSN earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University, and her Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law. Both Attorneys Murphy are also accredited attorneys with Veterans Affairs.

Let them show you the safe way to protect your life’s savings!

1 Session (90 Minutes) $ 29 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 25) - Ask about care giver / family member discount when you register.
Wed., 11/16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Zoom



Health Insurance


Maximize Your Health Insurance
Learn the basics of health insurance literacy (HIL) to help navigate the health insurance landscape and get the most out of your health insurance plan. Whether you get your health insurance through an employer or the health insurance exchange, you can learn to be an active consumer of your health insurance and maximize your coverage. The course will review how the health insurance industry works, identify best practices you can put into action right away and cover top five HIL skill sets:

•Health insurance terms & concepts
•How to understand what your plan covers
•How to choose a health plan
•Navigate tools and resources
•Managing your claims questions

Instructor William Pokluda is a certified benefits professional (CEBS) with over 30 years of experience managing corporate benefits and working in the insurance industry. William has proven /demonstrated experience working with employees and their families helping them learn about and get the most from their health insurance. A recommended, but optional book, Maximize Your Health Insurance, Keep more money in your pocket may be purchased for $6 at class.

1 Session (90 Minutes) $ 29 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 25) + $ 6 optional book
Wed., 10/26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at East Ridge Middle School


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