Marlton, NJ – More than 50 percent of people do not have a will or estate planning document, and when a New Jersey resident dies without a will, the State provides one for you. Learn the importance of outlining your wishes and financial goals at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice’s free Wills & Estate Planning Workshop on Thursday, September 26 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at The Samaritan Center at Voorhees located at 265 Route 73 South, Voorhees, N.J.
“It is critical for all of us to prepare for the unexpected and have affairs in order well before crisis strikes,” explains Mary Ann Boccolini, president and CEO of Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice. “The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the importance of wills and estate planning directly with a panel of professionals who have extensive experience in this field. Their combined knowledge and expert guidance will be invaluable to all who attend.”
This workshop is hosted by Samaritan’s Planned Giving Committee, which is comprised of some of the region’s leading financial advisors who volunteer their time and expertise to raise awareness about the importance of estate planning. It will feature a panel of tax and estate-planning attorneys who will offer valuable information and advice as well as answer any questions. Panelists include:
Light refreshments will be provided. Registration for this workshop is required by Thursday, September 19 – to register, contact Chris Rollins at 856-552-3287 or CRollins@SamaritanNJ.org.
About Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice:
Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, independent organization locally founded in Moorestown, New Jersey in 1980. Samaritan is the regional leader for hospice care, palliative medicine, grief support and counseling, end-of-life education, and advocacy. Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness or grief in their homes, assisted-living, or nursing home communities and through two inpatient hospice centers: The Samaritan Center at Mt. Holly and The Samaritan Center at Voorhees.
Samaritan is accredited by The Joint Commission; a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO); the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey; and is a four-star-level hospice in NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans program, created in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
In addition to hospice services covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers, Samaritan’s Family of Services also provides nearly $1 million each year in essential, yet non-reimbursed, services through generous community support. For more information, visit www.SamaritanNJ.org.
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Jennifer Adams, Director of Communications