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Adulting is Hard: Community Resource Events

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Community Resource Navigators

This service is available on a drop-in basis to connect you with the best assistance program for your needs, support you through an online application or help you find the right contact information for a local community program. Check out all of the dates and locations available to chat with a library staff member about suggested community resources. 

Business and Finance

  • State of New Jersey: Unclaimed Property - May 9 at 2 pm, Maple Shade Library
    Join Lori Jones from the State of New Jersey, Unclaimed Property Division, to learn about unclaimed property like: stocks/bonds, savings and checking accounts, insurance checks, utility deposits, payroll checks, and wages. Registration required.
  • Life Cycle Legal Needs: Trusts, Wills, or Probates? - May 9 at 6 pm, Burlington County Library
    Join Suzana Das, of Das Law LLC, to learn about taxes and trusts. This class will cover how Estate Planning can help you to keep your families out of court and out of conflict. Registration required. 
  • Life Cycle Legal Needs: Families with Disabilities’ - June 13 at 11 am, Burlington County Library
    Join Suzana Das, of Das Law LLC, and learn how Special Needs Trusts can help preserve eligibility for government benefits and family assets. Find out which option suits your family: Conservatorship/Shared Decision-Making, Learning How to Create a Lifelong Plan of Protection and Guidance. Registration required. 
  • Financial Principles of Stock Investing - May 14, 21 and 28, and Jun 4 and 11 at 6 pm, Burlington County Library
    Attendees will learn how to choose solid companies to invest using fundamental analysis and how to buy and sell to generate income using technical analysis. Registration required.

Health Related Events

  • How to Reduce the High Cost of Prescriptions - May 9 at 6 pm, Maple Shade Library
    Attend this educational event and learn how to save money on your prescriptions; don't ever pay more than you have to for them. This event is presented by Steven Bornfreund, Senior Services of North America. Registration required.
  • NJ SHIP Presentation - May 14 at 2 pm, Cinnaminson Library May 16 and June 20 at 2 pm, Maple Shade Library.
    Nina Delong, a counselor with New Jersey's State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) will speak about Medicare, Medicaid, Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs, and assistance for low income seniors. Registration required. 
  • Medicare with Confidence - May 16 at 6 pm, Pinelands Library
    Turning 65 or want to learn more about Medicare? This educational seminar will educate you on Medicare basics, important terminology, enrollment periods, plan types available and cost assistance. Registration Required
  • Life Cycle Legal Needs: Medicaid - May 20 at 11:30 am, Burlington County Library
    Join Suzana Das, of Das Law LLC, as we discuss how to best protect your assets and qualify for Medicaid, long term planning, and caring for each other during the years to come. Registration required.

Virtual Events

  • Home Sweet Home: Budgeted Home Updates - May 9 at 2 pm, Virtual
    The truth is, you can have an HGTV perfect home! In this workshop, we go over the tips and tricks that you can implement the next day to make amazing changes in your home, as well as the top 2024 trends on a budget. Registration required.
  • Home Sweet Home: Decluttering - May 21 at 11 am, Virtual
    We will create an action plan and talk about common clutter misconceptions, making decisions, motivation, investing time in this process, getting family and kids involved, and getting to the finish line a winner! Registration required.
  • Home Sweet Home: Senior Living Options - May 30 at 11 am, Virtual
    In this workshop, we will discuss various senior living communities and what each one offers. Representatives from different communities may be participating to answer your questions. Registration required. 
  • Home Sweet Home: Apps, Tools, Tips & Tricks - May 13 at 2 pm, Virtual
    Join us to learn great tips on how to work smarter not harder. From the office to the kitchen, we’ll cover how you can save time and reduce stress. We’ll even throw in a few tips that can help your wallet! Registration required. 
  • Home Sweet Home: Seniors Aging in Your Home - June 25 at 2 pm, Virtual
    Staying in your own home as you get older is called "aging in place." In this workshop, we will look at the benefits and risks of staying put and talk about ways you can live safely and independently in your home. Registration required.

For all community resource events, search our events using the community resource category and find your next informative session at BCLS.

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