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Elder Law Seminar
Elder Law Strategies: How Trusts Protect You and Keep You in Control
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. Instructors 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. Instructor 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, and are frequent lecturers on Elder Law and Estate Planning.
Register your care giver or another family member for a reduced price of $15 for each additional family member ($12 for Ridgefield residents age 62+, or disabled).
1 Session $ 29 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 23)
Wed., 10/2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; East Ridge Middle School
College Application Essays
The Do's and Don'ts of Writing College Essays
How do you convey "personality" in a college essay? What are the do's and don'ts in topic selection, language, style and tone? When is the best time to get started and how to begin? A great college essay demonstrates that your child is much more than grades, tests and resumes, and it is an essential component of any successful application. Instructor Jack Brandon is an Independent Educational Consultant who has been helping students with their essays and interviewing skills for over a decade. He previously spent over 20 years as a sales and marketing executive in the television and film industry. In addition to his private practice, he has counselled students on their written and oral presentational skills at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and for the Yonkers Partnership in Education. He has also taught business writing and presentation as an Adjunct Professor at Mercy College.
1 Session $ 29 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 23)
Mon., 9/16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at East Ridge Middle School
Please call (203) 431-2812 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
SAT/PSAT and ACT Prep Options
Lentz & Lentz SAT & ACT Prep
Designed to benefit students of all ability levels, this program is divided equally between English and math and covers all facets of the SAT and PSAT. Class features: test taking techniques, preparation for the essay, practice SAT(s), advanced math and shortcut math, vocabulary development, speed-reading and online podcasts for supplemental review. The podcasts are extremely helpful to all students, especially those with cognitive and perceptual disabilities. Extra help at no charge, course materials and complimentary refresher sessions are included in the tuition. Previous SAT/PSAT type problems are used in conjunction with our own copyrighted curriculum. Lentz & Lentz teachers have been specifically trained to teach this program and all of our instructors have a background in teaching. Free extra help and live makeup sessions included in tuition: Students can set up free extra help by making an appointment to meet with their instructor directly before or after class. If a student misses a class or has a scheduling conflict they can contact Lentz & Lentz to set up a live make up class at a neighboring location. Positive scores on the SAT and PSAT could translate into thousands of dollars in scholarships and savings.
SAT/PSAT course consists of 24 hours of preparation plus an optional 6 hours of free refresher classes during the spring semester.
ACT Preparation Supplement:
Optional - for students who plan on taking both the SAT and ACT we are offering a special three session ACT supplement. The ACT supplement will include preparation for all aspects of the ACT exam including math, science, English and reading along with test taking skills and a practice ACT. The ACT supplement will prepare students for the December ACT exam. The tuition for the ACT supplement is non-refundable.
ACT course consists of 33 hours of preparation which includes the SAT portion listed above.
Lentz & Lentz Guarantee:
Lentz & Lentz Guarantee: Money back guarantee within three calendar days after lesson one if the student is not satisfied with the program. No refunds will be issued after that point in time. If the student does not attend the first session, regardless of any reason, there will be an $85 charge. Lentz & Lentz reserves the right to dismiss any student from the program for disciplinary reasons. No refunds will be issued in cases of that nature. There is a $20 processing fee for refunds.
FALL SAT/PSAT Prep Class: Meets Saturdays (1 to 4 p.m.) and Sundays (6 to 9 p.m.). Starts Saturday, September 7. Meets Saturdays, September 7, 21, 28; October 19 and 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. AND Sundays, September 8, 22; October 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town Hall Annex. Click here for directions to the Town Hall Annex - Continuing Education Office
FALL ACT Supplement Class: Meets Sundays, November 3 and 17 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Saturday, November 16 (1 to 4 p.m.) at the Town Hall Annex. The ACT is not sold separately. Click here for directions to the Town Hall Annex - Continuing Education Office
$440 for SAT/PSAT Preparation (8 sessions, 24 hours)
$640 for SAT/PSAT/ACT (11 sessions, 33 hours)
Price includes all course materials.
Web Site: www.lentzsatprep.com
Main Office: 14 Manor Court New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 638-2826
Online Courses with ed2go
Read more about ed2go below. Visit Ridgefield's page at ed2go's Online Instruction Center. Then click on College Readiness (on the right). This takes you to a page with SAT Test Prep options. There is an option for a full series for $174 or Part 1 (mainly English, verbal and reading skills) and Part 2 (mainly quantitative skills) for $99 each.
Learn from the comfort of your own home, office or local coffee shop....
Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners.