SEMINARS (in the Amphitheater)

How to Keep Your Brain Active & Lively as You Age

9:30 am – presented by Wake Robin

Allie Tasia

Allie Tasia

The brain is like any muscle in your body – it needs exercise to stay healthy! Participate in this interactive workshop and get some exercise…for your brain! Join Wake Robin therapists to learn  how to be proactive in keeping your brain healthy. We will demonstrate how you can challenge your brain to improve recall, speed, multi-tasking and overall cognitive health.

Discover Ireland, Great Britain and the Best of Italy

10:30 am –  presented by Vermont’s Green Mountain Tours

and featuring Christina Aresco of CIE Tours

Learn more about traveling to these magical lands including itineraries, points of interest, special travel packages, plus info on Oberammergau, private driver and self-driver vacations.

Retirement Planning Over 50

11:30 am – presented by New England Federal Credit Union

Scott Hinman

Scott Hinman

Jonathan Whitehouse

Jonathan Whitehouse

You’e spent your adult life working, raising a family and balancing life’s necessities. You have contributed to your company’s 401(k) or other retirement plans. It’s time to look forward to a comfortable retirement. Do you have enough saved? Is there a financial gap between what you’ve saved and what you need? In this presentation, we will review retirement planning options for individuals over age 50 to help you close the gap, including:

  • Creating a P.L.A.N to catch up on retirement savings
  • 2019 contribution and catch up rules for individuals over 50
  • Ways of diversifying your account(s)

Tips for Younger Looking Skin and Preventing Skin Cancer

12:30 p.m. – Presented by UVM Medical Center

Presenter: Melanie Bui, MD, PhD, Dermatologist at the UVM Medical Center and Assistant Professor at the UVM Larner College of Medicine

Learn some great tips for keeping your skin looking younger and more vibrant!  Plus, find out what to look for in skin changes and  techniques to decrease melanoma risk and how to detect melanoma when it arises.

Health Coverage After Retirement

1:30 p.m. – Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont

Presenter: Karen Ring, Senior Exchange Consultant, BCBS.

Are you age 65 or retiring soon? Attend an informational session to learn more about health care after retirement, including information on Vermont Medigap Blues – affordable Medicare supplemental coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont offers through its Vermont Health Plan. The presentation will also cover Medicare parts A & B, as well as Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and offer personalized assistance to those who have specific questions about Medicare coverage.