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    "Servant Heart Alliance" Medicare, Medicaid, Estate Planning, Senior Living Options

    Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 2:00 PM until Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 4:00 PM

    You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

     Your Guide to Senior Resources

    Facilitated by: Servant Heart Alliance

    Date: Thursdays, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, and 3/10

    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Location: TBD

    Cost: $35.00 Per Person (includes six sessions)

    Thursday, 2/3 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

    Dazed and Confused About My Health Coverage??

    ·       10,000 South Carolinians become eligible for Medicare each month

    ·       20% of those do not financially cover themselves from unlimited out of pocket costs 

    This session will give you the basics of your rights and options when you go into your new health coverage

    You will learn:

    ·       How your options allow you to make informed and better decisions

    ·       Don’t wait until the deadline to understand this new chapter in your life   

    Presented by: Kay Borkowski, Community Engagement Representative, Center Well Senior Primary Care


    Thursday, 2/10 @ 1:00-2:00 pm  

    Navigating Options for Senior Healthcare   

    ·       20% of South Carolinians are covered by Medicaid

    ·       1 out of 8 adults, 2 out of 5 children, 2 out of 5 disabled people use Medicaid

    This informational session will review the services offered and covered by SC Healthy Connections Medicaid.

    You will learn:

    ·       How and where to apply

    ·       What are Healthy Connections Prime?

    ·       Differences between Medicare & Medicaid

    Presented by: Heather Burton, MBA & LNHA & Owner, Connections to Care


    Thursday, 2/17 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

    What Exactly is a Power of Attorney? When & Why Do I Need One?       

    .       65% of people over 60 do not have a will, trust, or estate plan

    ·       83 percent of people over age 72 have a Power of Attorney (POA) in place compared with 41 percent of millennials

    This session will focus on the top reasons everyone needs a comprehensive Power of Attorney. 

    You will learn:

    ·       What is Elder Law and resources available

    ·       Importance of a Power of Attorney

    Presented by: Brigid Benedict, Client Service Specialist, Burroughs Elijah Law Attorneys


    Thursday, 2/24 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

    Senior Living Savvy-Making Lemons into Lemonade         

    ·       $354 million was spent on Assisted Living in South Carolina in 2020

    ·       41 million people are providing unpaid care for family members

    This will be an interactive session that will explore the different and complex options for senior living.

    You will learn:

    ·       Importance of a plan

    ·       Options & costs available

    ·       When is the right time to move

    Presented by: Mark Milstead, Dementia Care Certified & Owner Assisted Living Locator


    Thursday, 3/3 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

    How to Manage your Digital and Personal Assets-LifeStats                                                                                                   

    ·       53% of people rely on the memory to manage usernames and passwords

    ·       20 is the average number of different usernames and passwords for a person

    Have you ever forgotten your username or password? What and where are your personal assets? When a “life incident” (sickness, accident or death) happens, how will a trusted someone help you?

    You will learn:

    ·       How and what to document and recover your important information

    ·       The importance of writing down your information

    Presented by: Bill Vicary, Founder/Owner, Just Call Bill-Technology Service Provider for Seniors


    Thursday, 3/10 @ 1:00-2:30 pm

    Panel Question & Answer Session

    Join our panel of experts that have previously presented in an informative and interactive question & answer session. Please join us if you want to know more information or have a question about the following topics:

    ·       The Mysteries of Medicare

    ·       Navigating Medicaid

    ·       Let’s Make it Legal-Understanding Elder Law

    ·       Senior Housing Options

    ·       Managing Your Digital and Personal Assets


    Program series presented by The Servant Heart Alliance

    Thank you to the 2022 Gold Sponsor of Professional and Lifelong Learning, Cancer Association of Anderson. 

    “Lessening the burden on Anderson County residents battling cancer!”