Life Lessons Speaker Series

Open to the Public FREE.

Pre-registration is strongly recommended to avoid cancellation and to allow proper planning

It’s easy. Just email bnadler@springfieldjcc.org or call 739-4715.


Life Lessons Speaker Series - Co-Sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Western Mass. and the Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH Chapter

Legal and Financial Planning For Elders and Caregivers


Wednesday, February 11
10:30 a.m.
Location: JFS Community Room at the Springfield JCC

Join us for an easy to understand discussion of wills, durable powers of attorney, protection of assets, healthcare proxies, and more. With adequate planning, learn how to avoid typical issues and problems.

Speaker: Todd Ratner, an elder law attorney at Bacon, Wilson, P.C.

Co-sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Western Mass. and the Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH Chapter

Life Lessons Speaker Series

Becoming a Real Estate Agent: Do You Have What It Takes?


Tuesday, March 10
7:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield JCC

Many men and women consider real estate sales either as a new career or as supplemental income, but have no idea what it entails. What type of training and time commitment are involved? Discover what it takes from a seasoned real estate professional. You’ll learn about licensing requirements, how to select the right brokerage, and the skills that you’ll need to thrive in this profession.

Speaker: Charles Reiter has been in the real estate field for 30 years. He has worked for many different firms and is currently the Team Leader at Keller Williams Realty Pioneer Valley covering Longmeadow, Agawam and Northampton

Life Lessons Speaker Series - Co-Sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Western MA

Today’s Teens: Substance Abuse in the Suburbs


Sunday, March 15
11:00 a.m.
Location: JFS Community Room at the Springfield JCC

Did you know that Route 91 is referred to as “The Heroine Highway?” Find out why in addition to discovering how the culture of substance abuse has changed over the years. Why has such dangerous teen drug use spread from the city to the suburbs? How has social media changed the face of drugs? During this panel discussion, learn why such deadly drugs are alluring to today’s teens, and signs you can look for if you think your teen might be in trouble. Although this program is geared towards parents, teens are welcome. Questions…call Donna Gordon, JFS’ Clinical Director at 455-1936 x103.

Speakers: Rachel Kofman and others to be announced.

Co-sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Western MA

Financial Workshop Co-Sponsored by the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Springfield

Gaining Financial Independence through Proper Financial Planning


Tuesday, April 28
7:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield JCC

Planning for your financial future makes a difference. Learn how to set financial goals and work toward achieving these goals. Presentation will include college, retirement and estate planning. Learn about the financial planning process and how it can help you.

Speaker: Howard Dickstein has been a Financial Adviser and Certified Financial Planner practitioner with Ameriprise Financial Services in South Hadley for over 30 years.

Life Lessons Speaker Series

Finding Reliable Health Information Online


Finding Reliable Health Information Online
Wednesday, April 29
7:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield JCC Computer Lab

Medical Librarian Margot Malachowski will give you tips on navigating the internet for reliable health information. After a demonstration, she will be on-hand to help you with a personalized search relating to an everyday complaint or chronic disease for yourself or a loved one. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet.

Instructor: Margot Malachowski is the Community Outreach Medical Librarian at Baystate Health

Financial Workshop Co-Sponsored by The Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Springfield

Managing Your Investments in a Volatile Market


Tuesday, May 12
7:00 p m.
Location: Springfield JCC

As we continue a 5 year bull market for stocks, many investors are wondering when the "bubble might burst." Come learn valuable skills to help navigate through market volatility with success, confidence and calm! Discussion topics include, "Are my investments too risky? ", "Am I invested in the right products?", "When is the right time to get out of the market?"

Speaker: Amy Santarelli, Vice President Wealth Management, is a member of the Winer Levsky Group at UBS Financial Services in Springfield. She has been helping clients build, understand, and feel confident about their financial futures for close to 20 years

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