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RichnerLive to present virtual event on health and wealth

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Experts will offer advice on maintaining health and wealth during the Covid-19 crisis at a free virtual event next week.

RichnerLive, a division of Richner Communications, publisher of Herald Community Newspapers, will present “Health and Wealth” on Oct. 14. There will be two sessions, one at 10 a.m. and another at 1 p.m. Each will feature a panel discussion and live Q&A session with experts who will chat about ways to stay physically, mentally and financially well during these tumultuous times, especially for those ages 50 and older. Panelists will include:

First session, 10 a.m.:

Second session, 1 p.m.:

Discussion topics will include estate planning, elder law, Medicare updates, staying fit and taking care of your hearing. “Now is the time to discuss Medicaid planning and asset protection,” Fatoullah said. “The law has just changed. Transfers made on or after Oct. 1 will be subject to a 30-month look-back period for community based home care applications submitted on or after Jan. 1, 2021. Now more than ever, it is important to plan ahead to protect your assets.”

In addition to the conversation, Straw will lead deep-breathing exercises to strengthen lungs, as well as simple yoga positions, to open and close the event.

“The physical practices of yoga leave people feeling relaxed, focused and energized,” Straw said. “No one was expecting the coronavirus to have such a radical impact on our lives, and now our lifestyles are mostly sedentary.

“Together, we'll practice a few yoga poses known to stimulate the flow and energy,” she continued, “and to open and strengthen the areas of the body that commonly hold stress-related tension and impacted by long periods of sitting and being sedentary.”

All attendees to the virtual event will be entered to win prizes. Register for free at liherald.com/virtualevents.

United Healthcare, Cassena Care, Comprehensive Audiology and Ronald Fatoullah & Associates are sponsoring this event. For more information, call (516) 569-4000, ext. 347.

To sponsor or speak at a RichnerLive event, contact Amy Amato at aamato@liherald.com or (516) 569-4000, ext. 224.