Member Workshops and Seminars
Last update 8/8/19
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The Fall 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. Registration for the complimentary Fall 2019 seminars for RTAC members and a guest is now open. The programs are held in the Garland Building Conference Room at 111 N. Wabash Ave.
Reduced parking is available at the Interpark facility located at the northwest corner of Randolph and Wabash. Entrances are located on Wabash north of Randolph and Randolph west of Wabash. Randolph is westbound only and Wabash is southbound only in our area. We are also easily accessible by CTA (½ block from the Washington Wabash elevated station served by the Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines as well as many CTA bus routes that stop within a block or less. The Red Line and the Metra station are also less than two blocks away.
Space is limited to 20 participants per program and preregistration is required. Please call (312) 750-1522 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to make a reservation.
Unless otherwise listed, all programs begin at 10:00 a.m. and generally conclude before noon.
Rental Housing Options
Tuesday - September 10, 2019
Michelle Sabbia of Waterford Estates will introduce RTAC members to the senior rental housing options available at Hazel Crest’s Waterford Estates. The presentation will cover the various aspects of senior rental housing at this facility which provides a variety of flexible lifestyle choices.
The Doctor Is In
Thursday - September 19, 2019
Dr. Julie Blankemeir, an Oak Street Health physician, will engage RTAC member attendees with information regarding how to maintain a healthy lifestyle in retirement. Oak Street Health’s many local area facilities focus upon providing various health related services and activities in centralized locations across the Chicago metropolitan area. Oak Street Health also partners with the Silver Sneakers program.
Proceed With Caution
Tuesday - September 24, 2019
Wm Blyth & Associates will provide a presentation which is designed to help RTAC members: 1) prepare for their 2019 income tax filings by reviewing their 2018 income tax returns; and 2) understand and assess the 2020 economic outlook.
Smith Senior Village Life
Thursday - October 3, 2019
Meghan Donnelly will introduce RTAC members to the various options of senior residential life at Chicago’s Smith Village where a number of retired CPS educators reside. Smith provides a wide range of amenities for its residents, including a newly opened Pub.
No Tricks, Treat You and Your Family to Long Term Care
Thursday - October 31, 2019
Janice Axelrod will provide thoughtful insights and options into how RTAC members can plan for their long term care health needs. According to recent government surveys and reports 69% of Americans will need some sort of long term care coverage as longevity continues to expand. Careful planning will enable you to avoid the tricky path to planning for your future needs.
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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.
Health Insurance Seminars
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by the Cook County Elder Justice Center
Please call the Elder Justice Center at (312) 603-9233 to reserve your seat.
A Mental Illness Requires Protective Care”
Thursday, August 22, 2019
“Social Security / Medicare: Rights, Responsibilities and Deadlines”
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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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