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Church Corner March 8

Posted: March 7, 2014 - 6:41pm

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

St. Peter’s Episcopal church would like to invite the community to their Lenten Dinners & Lecture Series “Planning Your Final Affairs” on Wednesday evenings from March 12 through April 9. Dinners will begin at 5:15 p.m. with lectures starting at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. church service. All are welcome attend. The Lenten Lecture Series is sponsored by the St. Peter’s Endowment Fund. St. Peter’s is located at 925 Mitchell St. in Conway. For more information, call 501-329-8174 or visit www.stpetersconway.com.

The Lenten Series on Planning Your Final Affairs is a series of guest speakers to help you learn about the importance of planning for the end of your life. You will hear a short presentation by an expert guest speaker with plenty of time allowed for questions. Advanced planning on end of life issues can save untold anguish, pain, money and stress on the individual and the family.

March 12 — Long Term Care: Financial and Legal Questions, Tim Long, CRPC®

You will learn about financing options for dealing with Long Term Care issues, including Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, etc. You will learn about options for protecting your assets and making sure you and your family get the health care you may need. Your speaker is Tim Long, CRPC®, an experienced Financial Planner with Hutchinson Financial who has been specially trained and licensed to work with families on dealing with Long Term Care issues.

March 19 — Estate Planning: Financial Preparations for the Future, Eric Hutchinson, CFP®

You will learn about the importance of developing an estate plan to protect your family and your assets. You will learn about the basics of estate planning, including the role of Wills and Trusts, why you need a Durable Power of Attorney as well as a Health Care Power of Attorney, and other critical but little known elements of an effective estate plan. You will also learn about advanced estate planning tools you can use to maximize the benefits to you and your family with a well drafted estate plan. Your speaker is Eric Hutchinson, CFP® with Hutchinson Financial, a seasoned Financial Planner with over 25 years of experience in counseling families on estate planning issues.

March 26 — Advance Planning for Funerals, Jim Bradburn

In this session, you will learn what you need to know to properly plan your funeral. Pre-planning is an amazing gift to your loved ones so that they are not forced to make so many decisions at a difficult time as they grieve your loss. You will learn what to consider, what is important, and probably a few things you never even thought to address. Your speaker is Jim Bradburn, an experienced professional who has 20+ years of experience with Little Rock Funeral Homes.

April 2 — Final Arrangements: Legal Questions, Philip Myron, Attorney

In this session, you will learn about the legal aspects of making final arrangements to protect your family. You will discover what you need to know and what actions to take to make things easier for those you love. Philip Myron is a managing member of the law firm of Hyden, Miron & Foster, PLLC with offices in Little Rock, Conway and Hot Springs Village. Mr. Miron is a licensed attorney and Certified Public Accountant. He specializes in asset protection planning, corporate law, taxation, estate planning, business law and employee benefits. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas (B.S. in Accounting 1981 and J.D. 1986). He is admitted to the Arkansas Bar and the U.S. District Court (Eastern and Western Division); U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Bar Association. He has served on many charitable boards including the Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services, Inc. (MEMS) ; Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA); Youth Home, Inc. and the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Little Rock. He currently resides with his family in Little Rock.

April 9 — Living Arrangements for the Elderly: Making the right choice, Vicki McCauley with Conway Regional Medical Center.

In this Lenten Series session, you will learn what you need to know about choosing appropriate living arrangements for the elderly, including independent living, assisted living, skilled care, hospice and palliative care. You will learn the basics of each option, where to get more information, when to begin planning, and what you can plan now and what you can’t.

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