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Let’s Face It! We’re Ageless…

Baby Boomers are Active… Healthy… and Wise!

 

Speakers and Topic Descriptions

This is the place to “Ask Questions” and “Get Answers”
Featuring over 10 Seminar Sessions to Select From…

Baby Boomers and older Seniors will discover this event has a great deal
to offer as they plan for tomorrow while enjoying today!

 

Irina-Shea-webIrina S. Shea, Esq.
Attorney at Law, LLC

Session Topic:  The Essentials of Elder Law and Estate Planning

Please join Elder Law Attorney Irina Shea as she walks us through the essentials of elder law.  Irina will discuss what consists of elder law, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, estate planning, wills and trusts. Plus…
·  Have peace of mind that your affairs are in order and
·  Avoid confusion and conflict in a time of emotional turmoil.


Jacqueline HDr.-Jacqueline-Hollywoodollywood, M.D. F.A.C.C.
Heart and Vascular Institute of
Hackensack University Medical Center of NJ.

Session Topic: Women and Heart Disease – What You Need to Know

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. One in three women who die, – die from heart disease, a stroke, or other cardiovascular diseases compared to 1 in 30 who die from breast cancer.

The good news is that you can substantially reduce many of your risk factors for heart disease or stroke with a few simply lifestyle changes. If you already experienced heart disease or had a stroke, those lifestyle changes can help you have a successful recovery.

Dr. Hollywood will present – “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” – What makes women different, what we can do to reduce our risk, and easy steps for a healthy heart.


kathleen miragliaKathleen A. Miraglia,
Long Term Care Solutions Specialist
New York Life Insurance Company

Session Topic: “Financing the Cost of Long Term Care”.

Planning for Extended healthcare is integral part of your retirement and estate planning process. You have worked hard your whole life to provide safety and security for your family, and now the single and biggest financial threat we face is the need for Long Term Care coverage.

Individuals in their fifties and sixties who want coverage do have options that can help them cover part of their costs in the future while keeping premiums manageable. As boomers help their aging parents, many are experiencing firsthand the overwhelming costs of long-term care.

Kathleen will present “Long Term Care” – the changes taking place, how it will affect each of us in a different way, and understand why it is important to know what all your options are, and why to plan now rather than later.


Dr.-Yair-Kissin-72-dpiYair Kissin, M.D.
Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Specialist
Hackensack University Medical Center of NJ.

Session Topic: Hips, Knees and Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease caused by ‘wear-and-tear’, and you’re more likely to get it if you are overweight or have a family history of the disease. – While age is a major risk factor for Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and hip, for some individuals, it may be hereditary. Osteoarthritis can result from injury, infection, or from being overweight. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis -

As we age, tissues in our joints often break down. Over 80% of those over age 50 will be affected by OA at some degree and may have signs of pain and stiffness. And the prevalence is set to rise over the next couple of decades as our population grows older.

In this session Dr. Yair Kissin will present what causes Osteoarthritis – Signs & Systems to look for, and discuss the latest advancements in surgical and non–surgical treatment. He will answer your questions about Osteoarthritis, including how it’s treated and what you can do at home to ease the pain.


Charlie CarrCharlie Carr
Financial Service, Managing Director
New York Life Insurance Company

Session topic: “Guaranteed Income – A Foundation of Financial Security”

Today’s retirees are faced with a growing set of economic challenges that feel outside their control leaving many of us feeling helpless and disillusioned. In reality, prudent financial planning is more important today than ever as Inflation, rising health care costs, changing tax structures, the inadequacy of Social Security, Medicare and rising life expectancies are all real.

In this session, Charlie Carr will discuss the challenges faced with retirement, and how much your lifestyle will cost in order to maintain it!

Mr. Carr will focus on the need for both “Guarantees and Growth” as your longevity increases. Find out where to go for help and what is available for your retirement.


Dr.-Tank-Edit-72dpiLisa Tank, MD
Chief of Geriatrics and
Director of Medical Affairs at
Hackensack University Medical Center

Session Topic:  Waltzing Through the Golden Years -

Geriatric Medicine is a general specialty which reflect the complex nature of medical problems experienced by older people in the diagnosis and management that interplay of multiple internal disorders impacting on cognition and function.

Dr. Lisa Tank will provide an overview of the “Physiology of Aging” and describe common health problems and management of geriatric health, and how to optimize care and function. She will  discuss the global view of research and new developments and the future of geriatric medicine.


Gayle GruenbergGayle M. Gruenberg, CPO-CD®
Chief Executive Organizer
Let’s Get Organized, LLC

Session Topic:  Putting Pieces Together – Organization for Baby Boomers

Do you sometimes feel like a wishbone, pulled in all directions at once, while your body is falling apart at the same time? – Are you balancing your career, a spouse, home, aging parents, children, and grandchildren?

Our daily life can be a challenge in managing it all, especially as ones energy and mobility may not be what they once were. Gayle speaks with Baby Boomers who are right in the middle of many life transitions, offering a few easy steps to start assessing and organizing ones space, time, and finances.


Sung Hee Cho, DDS, MD
Riverside Oral Surgery

Session Topic:  Dr. Cho will discuss when it comes to Oral Health in your Senior years many face certain health issues such as taking medications, cavities and decay, and so much more including:

–  Oral manifestation of common systemic conditions
–  Diabetes and heart disease and the affect they can have on oral health
–  Oral cavity and head and neck cancers-what to look for and how to treat
–  Dry mouth (xerostomia) – How certain medications and health conditions can cause it…
–  And how new advances in bone grafting and dental implants can greatly improve the way you live


Olivia-SavallOlivia Savell
CEO and Franchisee of
Cruise One

Session Title:  Travel Trends for Baby Boomers -
from River Cruising to Health & Wellness Cruises and Resorts

Baby Boomers are at a stage in life where they can afford to enjoy the finer things the world has to offer and taking a cruise falls into this category. Whether looking for a “Once in a Lifetime Trip” or “Travel to a Far Away Destination”, cruising is one of the best bargains around.

In this session, Olivia will offer her expertise in the world of cruises and travel, and discuss how boomers have their own unique blend of preferences when it comes to cruising, and travel trends. In addition she will share many creative and exciting activities and onshore excursion cruises that offers an eclectic array of itineraries that allow baby boomers to broaden their horizons a little bit more.


 Liz-Ciccone-blk-jacket-webLiz Ciccone
Reverse Mortgage Specialist
Security One Lending

Session Topic: Home Equity Line of Credit (Reverse Mortgage) Alternative for Older Homeowners

There is no better time to gain knowledge about how a home equity conversion mortgage (Reverse Mortgage) can be a solution to maintaining a successful retirement, and provide income to offset the possible short falls in Government programs that cut Medicare and Medicaid.

In this session, Liz Ciccone a Reverse Mortgage Specialists will help you understand how a Reverse Mortgage works to help keep the homeowner in their primary residences after retirement.

Liz will discuss how a reverse mortgage can supplement monthly income, eliminate mortgage and old debt, fund home repairs and improvements, and gain the comfort of having a standby cash reserve.


Linda Cross
Coordinator, Medicare Counselor; Speaker
Department of Human Services,
Division of Senior Services in Bergen County, NJ

Session Topic:  MEDICARE - America’s Health Plan for Seniors and Disabled. 

Attention Baby Boomers! – Turning 65? – Planning on Retiring?  Are you currently caring for a Medicare Beneficiary?  Will you soon become part of the Medicare System? 

Join Linda in a very informative and educational session on Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, the “Alphabet Soup” for Medicare Recipients and their Care Givers.


Rob-Maxton-PhotoRobert Maxton,
Program Manager
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Session Topic:  Health Insurance and You – With the advent of Healthcare reform, things are changing when it comes to Individual Healthcare and Open Enrollment

In this session: Robert will explain the challenges faced with the new healthcare reform, and the new choices that you need to understand in selecting the best insurance for your situation.

Rob will also discuss the upcoming guidelines for the 2015 Open Enrollment running from November 15, 2014 thru February 15, 2015, and avoiding common mistakes in getting the best healthcare coverage for you, and your family without breaking the bank.