April 8, 2003
INFORMATION: Sue Bozman or John McElwain, (661) 362-3415 or 3494
Classes Focus on Financial Planning, Caregiver Issues
The Community Extension Office at College of the Canyons is offering special classes that will help community members cope with two very important issues: financial planning for the future and issues in care-giving. These opportunities for personal growth and skill development will be held in May. They are:
- Class: Successful Aging: Three Techniques
- Description: Plan your life: don't let it plan you. Learn three ways to plan a "lifescape" for both you and your family: legal planning, long-term planning, and heritage (wealth transfer) planning.
- Dates: Three Tuesdays, May 6-20, 2003
- Time: 7:30 to 9 p.m.
- Fee: $45 single, $65 couple, plus a non-refundable $3 processing fee.
- Instructor: William T. Clingen, LUTCF, CSA, president of WTC Insurance Services, has 25 years experience in the insurance field. He is a leading authority on long-term care insurance in the Santa Clarita Valley and a certified senior advisor.
- Class: How to Survive Being a Family Caregiver
- Description: Caregiving for a loved one who is cognitively impaired is emotionally draining. This class will assist you in keeping your sanity while giving you the opportunity to learn self-advocacy, share stories, find assistance and explore leads for support groups, books, respite care, financial assistance and grants.
- Date: Saturday, May 10, 2003
- Time: 1 to 4 p.m.
- Fee: $40, plus $10 materials fee, plus a non-refundable $3 processing fee.
- Instructor: Eden Rosen, BA in psychology, is an author, speaker and advocate.
For additional information or to register, call the College of the Canyons Community Extension Office at (661) 362-3304. These are just some of the many fee-based, self-supporting educational opportunities offered by College of the Canyons Community Extension and are not associated with the taxpayer-supported, credit classes offered by the college.