News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 29, 2012

Last Will and Testimony: Free Educational Program Oct. 30


News Release

TERRE HAUTE — A free, educational, information-packed program, “Last Will and Testimony,” will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Murphy Center Building behind Cross Tabernacle Church at 2929 N. Seventh St.

The four-part program is designed to provide resources so one can make informed choices regarding long-range planning and enhancement of quality of life.

The program will cover four specific parts:

Part one: Senior Law Instruction includes information about senior rights; Medicaid; Medicare; and senior living arrangements.

Part two: Asset Protection details health and life insurance; keys to successful investing; tax efficient transfers of wealth without a revocable trust; how to title assets to accomplish your goals; living accommodation options; and information regarding veteran’s benefits.

Part three: Vital Documents will focus on wills and trusts, what they will and won’t do; and power of attorney’s, what everyone needs to prepare for end of life. Participants will be instructed regarding living wills and funeral planning, specifically explaining the difference between pre-planning and pre-paying, the benefits to pre-planning, the advantages of pre-paying and how to do both. Additionally, cremation and green burials will be discussed.

Part four: Eternal Living Accommodations provides information to ensure peace of mind.

Upon completion of the classroom presentation, participants will receive a certificate. A light lunch will be provided. Reservations are required. Class size is limited to 30. Call 812-917-4970  or 1-877-223-6109.

Classes will be taught by Brother Edgar Guy (chaplain: Senior Education Ministries); Rick Brewster (attorney, Frisse and Brewster Law Offices), Terry Daniesl (Harvest Financial), R. Matthew Wayt (Northwestern Mutual Financial Services); Gary Greiner (Greiner Funeral Home); Toni Garzolini (State Farm Insurance), Becky Compton and Nancy Harp (Roselawn Funeral Home), Brian Hewitt (Social Security Administration); and Candace Snyder (VistaCare Hospice).

The class will be offered again in January.