Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Next Chapter KC to sponsor Long Term Care presentation

News Release

Do you keep thinking you should be looking into Long Term Care Insurance?  Do you understand Medicare and what it provides - either for yourself or family members?

On Tuesday, October 30, Next Chapter Kansas City is sponsoring presentations on Long Term Care Insurance and Medicare at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State, KCK in the Conference Center (by the lake). 

The program will start at 5:30 p.m.  You do not have to RSVP to attend, but sandwiches will be available beginning at 4:45 p.m. for the first 20 persons who register in advance.

Cindy Hermes, Director of Public Outreach and Health Care Consumer Ombudsman from the Kansas Insurance Department, will talk about Long Term Care Insurance. 

LaMonica Upton, Information and Assistance Specialist with the Wyandotte/ Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging, will be presenting on Medicare. 

The program is geared towards Baby Boomers and others who may be interested to learn more about these topics for themselves, or to help them assist other family members who are Medicare beneficiaries or for whom caregiving assistance is needed.

The event is co-sponsored by Kansas City Kansas Community College, Landon Center on Aging, and Wyandotte/ Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging together with Next Chapter Kansas City.  There is no charge.

To register, please email Mary Mair at primetimeclub@kckcc.edu or call (913) 288-7660. 

For additional information about the presentations, you may also contact Karen Hostetler, Next Chapter Kansas City Director, at karenh@sckck.org or at (913) 281-8908. 

Next Chapter Kansas City is a community collaborative of ten organizations developing meaningful opportunities for persons 50 and over as they explore options for work, service, and learning in life’s next chapter. 

Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kansas is the lead agency along with El Centro, Inc., KCK Chamber of Commerce, KCK Community College, KCK Public Library, Landon Center on Aging, Leadership 2000, Liveable Neighborhoods, Workforce Partnership, and Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging.