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Presidential Oaks launches Senior Education Series
Concord, NH
03/30/2015 11:37 AM

Want to learn about the VA’s Pension Program or the latest in gadgets and gizmos of home health safety products? If so, then Presidential Oaks has you covered.


Presidential Oaks, located at 200 Pleasant Street in Concord, is offering a free senior education series this spring designed for seniors and their family members to learn of a variety of topics.

The educational programs are free and open to the public and will be held in the Presidential Oaks’ Auditorium on 2 p.m. on alternating Fridays, beginning April 10.


First up is Carter Higginbotham, Veterans Service Officer with the Office of Veterans Service in Manchester, who will give a presentation on the VA’s Aid and Attendance Improved Pension Program. His talk will not only cover the pension plan but also touch upon burial benefits and some general health care topics for veterans and their spouses.


On April 24, AARP Representative Marc Boyd will talk about the top scams and acts of fraud threatening today’s seniors and what you can do to protect yourself.


Concord-based attorney Tina Annis of Annis & Zellers, PLLC is scheduled to speak on elder law topics on May 8. Annis practices in elder law and helps her clients with all aspects of estate planning and probate administration. She is an expert to speak on powers of attorney, health care documents, wills and trusts as well as special needs trusts for the disabled or tax planning trusts.


Ray Mailloux of Community House Calls will speak to the latest technology and home safety products when he delivers “Gizmos, Gadgets and Home Safety” on May 22. Community House Calls is a group with a mission “to help maximize independence at home for seniors and adults with disabilities through supportive home adaptations and modifications as well as comprehensive home maintenance and management services.”


Wrapping up the series on June 5 will be Presidential Oaks’ Chief Executive Officer Anne Purington, who will present “Assisted Living Facts and Fiction.” Her program will focus on topics such as licensure status and what it means, senior living alternatives and common myths association with assisted living.


For more information or to reserve a complementary seat at any of the programs, contact Krista Marrs, Marketing Manager, at 225-6644 ext. 184 or email


Presidential Oaks, known as New Hampshire Odd Fellows Home since 1883, offers three licensed centers including Retirement Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and is committed to providing affordable, accessible living options and cutting-edge nursing and rehabilitation to the greater Concord area. For more information visit or call 225-6644 to arrange for a tour.

Krista Marrs
225-6644 ext. 184
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