Senior Radio Buffalo episode #362- 03/13/21

Segment 1 (4:57): We start today’s show with Steve Elwell, CFP and Partner-in-Chief Investment Officer, from Level Financial Advisors. Today’s subject is what your strategy should be while you are heading into retirement. Steve begins with discussing what a widow’s penalty is. Steve shares what it is and how it can affect your retirement. He shares some scenarios that you could be in and how to minimize the financial impact. Finally, hear how good financial advising can help with financial surprises like this. To learn more please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (20:49): Next we welcome local attorney Lindy Korn. Today we are talking about a toy gun case where a national law firm threatened Ms. Thomas, a Hispanic woman, with a toy gun and also harassed and belittled her. Lindy shares with us many details of the case. She shares with us how they are abusing their power with Ms. Thomas. Lindy also shares how the firm favored younger, white women who worked at the firm, even though Ms. Thomas had outstanding performance reviews. Tune in to hear these horrible things Ms. Thomas endured and the case that is going on. To learn more about how Lindy can help you with a discrimination case, please visit HERE!

Segment 3 (34:10): Our third guests today are Dave Shenk, Commissioner of the Erie County Senior Services and Amanda Bender, a long term care coordinator. Today we are talking about services that are reopening and some programs seniors may not know about. Dave begins discussing New York Connects, what it is, and how it can help you! Then they share some services that have reopened including caregiver support services. Amanda goes into detail about what this includes. Finally, hear about the programs HEAP and SNAP. To learn more about everything available to you, please visit HERE!

Segment 4 (48:25): We wrap up the show with Sally, Karen, and Lisa from The Clarity Group. First hear about the additional benefits you can ask for when choosing your Medicare plans. You can find a Medicare plan that covers all of your needs and wants! Next hear what you can do if you feel like you signed up for the wrong Medicare plan. Finally, hear what you need to bring to a meeting with The Clarity Group and what questions you can ask. To learn more about how to meet with them, please visit HERE!

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