Chuck Lakin, instructor of the popular "Six Feet Under" class will discuss alternative burial options that have a reduced impact on the environment. Maine has three green cemeteries that cost less than traditional ones because they do not have vaults for caskets and use flat stones as markers. The class aims to inform people about the choices they have in order to find one that works best for you.
This seminar will provide a brief overview of the law for new or prospective landlords. Among the topics covered will be a landlord's legal rights and responsibilities, a tenant's legal rights and responsibilites, evictions, fair housing, leases, tenancies at-will, and other legal issues commonly faced by landlords. The course will be taught by Lynn Ward of Pine Tree Legal Assistance and Matthew Mastrogiacomo of the Mastrogiacomo Law Office. Both attorneys practice in Lewiston.
Parents and soon-to-be high school graduates are welcome to attend this one-night class aimed at helping families prepare for the future. Lewiston High School Aspirations Coordinator Doug Dumont will discuss what young adults need to do in order to be ready for the job market or continue their education.
With many Medicare plan options available, it can be difficult to know what are the best choices for your health needs. Students will discuss the different options, coverage costs, enrollment periods, and resources available to Medicare beneficiaries. This seminar is a free service offered by Seniors Plus. **Please note that the date of class has changed from 4/16 to 4/9**
A member of the Social Security Administration will give you an overview of the federal programs including Social Security and Medicare. You will learn when to file for your benefits and what documents are needed. Discuss the outcome of combining federal programs with other pension plans, and look at attaining benefits from a spouse's earnings. Knowledge is power, so join us to get your questions answered and your plan in place. Students are encouraged to visit the website www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount before class to create a My Social Security account. This provides an electronic copy of a Social Security statement as well as benefit estimates that can help students ask questions related to their financial circumstances.