Members of the RWC team regularly participate in and speak at events.  Below is a list of events where you could meet them and learn valuable information.

If you have a group and would like Attorney Wilson to speak on a topic such as elder law, Medicaid, estate planning, Veteran’s Benefits, Healthcare Decisions, probate or real estate closings, please contact us at (860) 669-1222 or email us.

November 9, 2019, 2 – 4:00 pm, Madison Senior Center, Shoreline Eldercare Alliance Event, “Understanding Advanced Directives, Necessary Documents and Medicare/Medicaid Benefits”

Attorney Wilson will join a panel discussion at this FREE event sponsored by the Shoreline Eldercare Alliance. Open to the public. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

October 16, 2019, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Haddam-Killingworth High School, Youth & Family Services of H-K Senior Expo

Diana Campano will represent RWC at the H-K Youth & Family Services Senio Expo at HK High School. She will bring valuable information and handouts, along with fun give-aways.

October 10, 2019, 9:30 – 12:30, Wesbrook YMCA – Senior Resources Healthy Living Expo

Diana Campano will represent RWC at the Senior Resources Healthy Living Expo at the Westbrook YMCA. She will bring valuable information and handouts, along with fun give-aways. For more information about Senior Resources, CLICK HERE

September 12, 2019, 8 – 11:30 am, Rocky Hill – FSP Hartford Seminar “Helping Families Address ‘Special Needs’ Concerns”

Attorney Wilson will join Special Education Attorney Melissa Gagne and Financial Planner Benjamin Howarth to educate members of the Hartford Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals about the legal concerns that confront facilities of children that have special needs and solutions such as Special Needs Trusts and ABLE accounts.

September 10, 2019, 8:30 – 11:30 am, Red Lion in Cromwell – CT Assisted Living Association’s Seminar for Marketers and Community Outreach Directors “Maximizing Affordability for Current & Prospective Residents”

Attorney Wilson will present to members of the CT Assisted Living Association on topics including Pooled Trusts, the CT Homecare Program for Elders, Veteran’s Aid & Attendance and use of Life Insurance. Open to members of CALA only. To join CALA and register for the program, please email Jane Wisialowski at jane@ctassistedliving.com.

September 3, 2019 1:00-2:00 – Lymes’ Senior Center Movie Screening and Panel Discussion “LAST WILL AND EMBEZZLEMENT”

Attorney Wilson will join filmmaker, Pamela S. K. Glasner, Financial consultant, Tracy MacKinstry and VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice Community Liaison, Molly Standley, for a screening of Ms. Glasner’s film “Last Will and Embezzlement” followed by a discussion of the risks of elder financial abuse and how to avoid it. The Lymes’ Senior Center is located at 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. To register for the event, please call Stephanie Gould at (860) 434-1605.

August 28, 2019 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Town of Guilford Employees Lunch and Learn “FIVE SIMPLE STEPS FOR A SOLID ESTATE PLAN”

Attorney Wilson will join a panel of experts to educate the employees of the Town of Guilford during their monthly Lunch and Learn at the Guilford Community Center. She will be joined by Traci O’Brien of Senior Insurance Services, who will discuss Medicare options, and Betsy Reed, of Reed Insurance Services, who will discuss long-term care insurance.

July 30, 2019 12:30  p.m. – Wethersfield Senior Center Members Lunch & Learn “MEDICARE VS. MEDICAID: MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS”

Join ELDER LAW ATTORNEY, JOAN REED WILSON, for a discussion about Medicare and Medicaid. Many seniors have Medicare, and you may be unsure what Medicare will cover if you ever have a long-term illness. You also may have a form of Medicaid that pays for your Medicare premium. Medicare and Medicaid have similar aspects and many unique and different features. Through this discussion about the most common myths and misconceptions of what these programs cover and what they do not, Attorney Wilson will provide you with the correct information you need. Important information regarding qualifying for benefits will be discussed so you can make informed and educated choices for yourself and your loved ones. Pizza & drinks provided. THIS PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY AND FREE TO WETHERSFIELD SENIOR CENTER MEMBERS. Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 23rd, 860-721-2979.

May 22, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – The Shoreline Eldercare Alliance’s 10th Annual Celebration of Healthy Aging – Woodwinds, 29 School Ground Road, Branford

Attorney Wilson will represent RWC at SEA’s 10th Annual Celebration of Healthy Aging, along with a variety of other vendor who will provide helpful information, handouts and give-aways. The Celebration is FREE but tickets are required. Entertainment, a guest speaker and a delicious lunch provided by Woodwinds are all included for attendees! For more information on where to get tickets, CLICK HERE.

May 8, 2019 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Meriden Senior Center Fair, 22 West Main Street, Meriden

Diana Campano will represent RWC at the Meriden Senior Center Fair. She will bring valuable information and handouts, along with fun give-aways. For more information about the Meriden Senior Center, CLICK HERE.

May 7, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Middletown Senior Center Senior Fair, 61 Durant Terrace, Middletown

Diana Campano will represent RWC at the Middletown Senior Center Senior Fair. She will bring valuable information and handouts, along with fun give-aways. For more information about all of the Middletown Senior Center events, CLICK HERE.

April 16, 2019 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – The VNA Community Healthcare and Hospice’s Advance Care Planning Panel for Healthcare Decisions Day – Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford

Attorney Wilson will participate in a panel discussion on National Healthcare Decisions Day, sponsored by VNA Community Healthcare and Hospice and hosted at Evergreen Woods in North Branford. The panel will include Donna Cricenzo, M.D., medical director of the VNACHCH hospice program, and Guy Tommasi, executive director of Lifetime Care at Home. For more information, CLICK HERE.

April 11, 2019 8:15 – 11:30 amCoordinating Public and Private Care Support for Our Veterans – A Panel Discussion for the Hartford Chapter of the Financial Service Professionals

Attorney Wilson will participate in a panel discussion about non-service-connected benefits for Veteran’s at the monthly meeting of the Hartford Chapter of Financial Service Professionals. Attorney Wilson will join William Gardner, Owner of Home Helpers, Donna Dognin, Executive Director of Veterans Strong Community Center, Inc., and Jacqueline B. Clark, CLTC, of B&L Financial Architects. For more information, CLICK HERE.