Educational & Informative

MEDICARE BASICS: What You Need to Know

Consumer advocates note that Medicare eligibles get a much better deal if they know the facts.  In this class, participants will learn about the Medicare and Medicare Advantage programs, supplement plans and how to choose the correct Medicare plan.  Topics include the four parts of Medicare (Parts A-D); enrollment periods and how to enroll, the most recent Medicare updates; eligibility requirements for the Medicare Extra Help Program; and community resources available to Medicare eligibles.  This class is designed to help prepare you for the process of choosing a Medicare plan.  This course will help participants currently receiving Medicare as well as those preparing for the future.

Section A: Wed., 3/7, 6:30-8:30 P.M.
Section B: Thurs., 4/19, 6:30-8:30 P.M.

Location: SHS-124
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $19
Instructor: Chris Grieco
Course Representative: Sandra Lee

NAVIGATING SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media is an enormous virtual community where individuals can share their thoughts, ideas and expressions utilizing various platforms.  In this class we will learn the basics of Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter as well as other suggested platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest.  Bring your own device (cell phone, lap top, ipad).  Class begins April 25 at Redstone Highlands, 4953 Cline Hollow Rd., Murrysville.

Wednesday  6:00-8:00 P.M.
Class Limit: 15
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $19
Instructor: Emily Krivoniak
Course Representative: Joan Kotjarapoglus

RETIREMENT INCOME PLANNING

As individuals reach their pre-retirement years, many begin to struggle with a crisis of confidence.  They begin to question how to leave the accumulation phase of their investment life and enter the distribution phase.  The retirement planning process plays a significant role in providing pre-retirees and retirees with the confidence they need to experience a successful and enjoyable retirement.  This class will share impactful planning techniques to ensure our students are equipped with the tools necessary to enjoy their retirement years.  Class will be held April 5.

Thursday  6:30-8:30 P.M.
Location: SHS-124
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $19
Instructor: Cam Thompson
Course Representative: Sandra Lee

SLOVAK LANGUAGE & MORE

Learn a little Slovak-basic phrases, vocabulary and a little grammar as well as much more about Slovakia and its culture, traditions, foods music and history.  The course also covers emigration of Slovaks to America and touches on ways to track one’s heritage through genealogy.  Material fee of $5.00 to be paid to instructor.  Class begins March 6.  No class Tuesday, April 3.

Tuesday  6:00-8:00 P.M.
Location: SHS-128
Class Limit: 12
No. of Weeks: 8
Tuition: $65
Instructor: Dennis Ragan
Course Representative: Kathy Folts

SOCIAL SECURITY: WHAT CHOICES TO MAKE

This course will be helpful if you are considering your options for retirement.  How social security will fit into your plan?  When to take social security?  What are your options and how does it work?  Class will be held March 13.

Tuesday  6:30-8:30 P.M.
Location: SHS-124
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $19
Instructor: Chris Grieco
Course Representative: Sandra Lee