UBT Journey’s Smarter in September series is back!

August 18, 2023
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It’s September; kids are heading back to school, and it’s a great month for everyone to learn something new. Well, we have just the thing! Returning to your home per your request is Smarter in September, the wildly popular virtual series that explores a wide range of topics that we’d all like to understand a bit better.

Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. in September, we’ll come to you virtually with our expert(s) of the week, offering enrichment on subjects ranging from improving your balance to taking every measure to thwart scammers. Our presenters are great at covering all the basics — and then some — on their topic of expertise, but there’s always time for questions, and we welcome them!

Register using the links below. Sign up for as many of these free sessions as you like — but hurry, as space is extremely limited.

Smarter Balance: Improving Strength and Stability

Tuesday, September 5 | 2 p.m.
Featuring: Sarah McCurley, BA — Certified Fitness Instructor, Master Barre Teacher and Trainer, Certified Yoga Teacher, and Zoom Fitness Instructor

Looking to improve your balance but not sure where to start? Tune in as Sarah McCurley, owner of MOVE with McCurley and a Journey presenter fave, takes us through a combination of activities designed to help improve balance and strength, reducing the risk of falls. She’ll start us off with a combination of chair yoga and regular yoga, move into some breathing exercises, then talk us through things we can do to not only improve balance, but help sustain it as we age.

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Smarter Medicare Re-enrollment: Understanding Upcoming Changes

Tuesday, September 12 | 2 p.m.
Featuring Jonathan Burlison, Director of the Nebraska SHIP/SMP Division – Nebraska Department of Insurance

Medicare open enrollment (also known as the annual election period) happens every year from October 15 through December 7, giving you a dedicated window in which to review your current coverage, compare it with other options, and make any necessary changes. Before you do that, however, you’ll want to know how Medicare benefits are changing for the upcoming year and how they might affect you. Tune in to learn what you need to consider when you’re reviewing your Medicare coverage.

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Smarter Decluttering: Getting Ready to Rightsize

Tuesday, September 19 | 2 p.m.
Featuring Jeannine Bryant, Owner and CEO – Changing Spaces SRS

Whether you have a relocation in your future or just want to live your best life in the space you have, clearing the clutter is going to be the first step. In this inspiring session, Jeannine takes us through the process of throwing out 50 things she promises won’t even be missed. Join us for a senior relocation pro’s practical tips and inspiration to send you sorting through your belongings and undergoing your own rightsizing journey.

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Smarter Fraud and Scam Awareness: Watching for Red Flags

Tuesday, September 26 | 2 p.m.
Featuring Josh Planos, APR, Vice President of Communications & Public Relations – Better Business Bureau®, and Brittany Planos, M.Ed., Financial Literacy Program Manager at UBT

Remember the old saying “the best defense is a good offense”? While there is no one way to stop identify theft, there are many things you can do to try to prevent it. In this can’t-miss session, our power-couple experts will cover current scams, key steps to protect your money and credit, how to spot signs your identity may have been stolen, and how to file a report if you believe you are the victim of identity theft.

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