On April 12th in New Lenox: `Health Care in Retirement'

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Trying to make heads or tails of health care, with its seemingly endless changes and complexity, is enough to make just about anyone queasy.

Against that backdrop, a retirement planning expert who speaks with clarity and authority is the perfect antidote. Starting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12th Greg Kurinec of Bentron Financial Group leads an in-depth discussion on Health Care in Retirement at the New Lenox Park District, 701 W. Haven Ave.

To register for this free program, please call 815-485-3584. Individuals can also register by emailing Kelly Matson at kmatson@newlenoxparks.org.

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In his one-hour presentation, Kurinec will provide detail of the four parts of Medicare: Part A (Hospital Insurance), Part B (Medical Insurance), Part C (Medicare Advantage), and Part D (Prescription Drugs).

He will also share his knowledge of Medicare Supplements and the different plans that are available. In addition, attendees will receive an overview of long-term care insurance and the four strategies used to protect yourself from the high costs of long-term care.

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The presentation is being held in conjunction with Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign from April 9-16 that is designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The campaign was launched in 2002 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; more information about the week is at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/

A Certified Financial Planner and a Master Registered Financial Consultant, Kurinec joined Downers Grove-based Bentron Financial Group in 2004. Since then, he has helped people at or near retirement through investment advising, estate planning, risk management and watching out for their overall financial well-being.

In 2012, after his mother, Jeanne, lost her life to cancer, Greg and his two siblings founded “Jeanne’s Journey for Hope” to help other families battle the disease in its many forms. Over the next decade, the foundation raised over $150,000 to help families pay hospital and medical bills or as income replacement if the disease has resulted in a loss of employment.

The founder of Bentron Financial Group is Dr. Jim Flanagan. He has been advising people at or near retirement age for nearly 30 years and has become a nationally renowned expert on financial issues that affect seniors.

Bentron Financial Group is online at www.bentron.com.

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