RTAC Member Workshops and Seminars
Last update 6/8/19
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The Spring 2019 RTAC Workshops and Seminars are listed below.
(Past workshop summaries are here.)
As a benefit of RTAC membership, RTAC is pleased to be able to invite its members to participate in our future workshops and seminars.
These programs are provided to our members at no charge.
Space is limited to 20  participants per program. Please call (312) 750-1522 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to make a reservation.

The sessions are held in the Garland Building Conference Room at 111 N. Wabash Avenue.
Unless otherwise listed, all programs begin at 10:00 a.m. and generally conclude before noon.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Maximizing Your Dental Insurance Benefits

Steve Stall of Euclid Managers will provide attendees with information about how to maximize your Metlife dental coverage benefits. He will explain how the two plan options available to RTAC members can best be utilized to address your dental needs.


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Being Prepared and Protected for Today and Tomorrow

Bill and Bob Blyth of Blyth & Associates will help you to review and consider the best options and choices for preparing and protecting yourself and your family going forward. All of us need to make provisions to ensure that our expectations and wishes are in place to ensure that our plans for the future are in place.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

Reviewing Residential Options for Leading Your Best Senior Life

Meghan Luce of Smyth Village will share information about the Smyth Senior Village Community, its residents, and various amenities that make its variety of senior residential options worthy of your consideration. A number of RTAC members already enjoy the Smyth Senior lifestyle. Coming this Spring there will an onsite Smyth Village Pub.


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – 10:00 a.m.

Bridging the Gap Between Financial Planning and Legacy Plans
will be presented by Michael Broadus and Michael Vasilou of Better Benefits Family Group. The presentation will focus on preparations which are needed to ensure smooth transitions in the situations a retiree encounters once one has determined his/her overall goals.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – 10:00 a.m.

Navigating Your Social Security Benefits

Ward Powell of the Ward Powell Group will reveal how you can access and maximize the Social Security benefits to which you are entitled. Depending upon your and/or a spouse’s work history, you may have options for accessing Social Security benefits. 


Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 10:00 a.m.

Protecting Your Nest Egg with Long Term Care Insurance

Janice Axelrod of Axelrod and Associates presents you with the facts and figures that will enable you to determine how best to protect your financial plans as you address your and your family members’ long- term-care needs. Please be aware that neither Medicare nor one’s regular health insurance provide long-term-care coverage. 

  Watch this space for additional workshops or send a note to the webmaster to be included in our Workshop Alerts

All programs require advance registration and are open to RTAC Members in good Standing.
Please call (312) 750-1522 to reserve your place.
Due to space limitations, registration is limited to, AT MOST, 20 individuals for each program.
Unless otherwise indicated, all of the workshops take place the conference room of the Garland building at 111 N. Wabash.

Click CTU or CTPF to get information about or to register for their workshops.

Workshops by the Cook County Elder Justice Center
Please call the Elder Justice Center at (312) 603-9233 today to reserve your seat.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Elderly Frauds and Scams: Stopping Adult Financial Exploitation (SAFE)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
"Understanding and Preventing Elder Abuse and Neglect"

12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m
.Richard J. Daley Courtroom 2005
The Cook County Elder Justice Center in partnership with the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services under the Elder Help Desk initiative is now offering a new Powers of Attorney Healthcare / Financial Clinic every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month in the Elder Justice Center.   Please see this announcement for further details.

Summaries of recent RTAC workshops.



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