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October 2023

Helpful Tips About Medicare and Taxes

October includes two informative financial programs geared for those close to or already in retirement.

On Monday, October 23, 2023, James Farnham offers a free online class at 6pm entitled Medicare 101 (12108). Learn how and when to enroll in Medicare, when you are allowed to make changes, and what insurance options are available to you. Review and compare Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D. Explore and evaluate Original Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Understand the choices, become more well-informed, and find out what Medicare means for you.

The following day, on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, Paul Tramontozzi will lead How Tax Planning Changes Through Four Stages of Retirement (12255) in person at 7pm. Learn the critical tax questions to answer before retirement, surprises that often make retirement more expensive, four stages of retirement and important tax actions in each stage, and mistakes to avoid when it comes to investments, health care, and estate planning.

Register now to stay informed about the latest health insurance and tax code changes applicable to seniors.

Classes Starting in the Next Two Weeks
All class listings are for the Eastern Time Zone. Course numbers appear in parentheses.

Week of October 8, 2023

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  • Must-See Buildings in the U.S.: San Francisco Civic Center in San Francisco, California (12022)

Art Appreciation

  • Artistic Rivalry Between Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas (12127)
  • Dada and Surrealism: Beginnings of Surrealism, Engaging with Dreams from 1924 to 1929 (12059)

Arts & Crafts

  • A Tisket, a Tasket, Learn to Make a Baguette Basket (12037)
  • Macrame Bracelet Workshop (12133)

Career and Job Search

  • Resumes that Get Results (12162)


  • Bridge Conventions: McWell, DONT, Ogust, and Drury (12098)

Hobbies and Edutainment

  • Psychic Reading (12178)
  • Spirit Encounters (12179)

Natural Sciences

  • Rainbow of Birds (12172)

Walking Tours

  • Walking Tour: Stonecrop Gardens (12171)* note: rescheduled due to weather
  • Walking Tour: Arthur Avenue (12231)
  • Walking Tour: Historic Madison Square Park and the Flatiron District (12167)

Week of October 15, 2023


  • Must-See Buildings in the U.S.: Vizcaya in Miami, Florida (12023)

Art Appreciation

  • Dada and Surrealism: René Magritte (12060)
  • Origins of Buddhism in Art (12259)

Arts & Crafts

  • Introduction to Acrylic Painting (12009)


  • Beginner Canasta (11987)
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History and Culture

  • Putin and the Invasion of Ukraine: Roots in Russian History (12248)
  • Messianic Idea (12110)

Hobbies and Edutainment

  • Tarot Readings, an Evening of Adventure and Fun (12218)

Home and Garden

  • Step by Step Guide to House Renovating (12254)

Literature, Film, and Television

  • Introduction to Southern Gothic (12209)
  • BookTalk with Harriet Sobol: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow (2022) by Gabrielle Zevin (12045)
  • James Joyce’s Ulysses (12095)


  • Flash Memoir, Telling a Big Story in a Small Space (12222)

Walking Tours

  • Walking Tour: Contemporary Galleries of New York City (12072)
  • Walking Tour: Judy Chicago: Herstory at the New Museum (12199)
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Class times are for the Eastern Time Zone. Please check regularly for additional options to keep you engaged and learning, whether from the comforts of home or through our expansive number of in-person options.
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