Free Seminar on Maximizing Your Social Security Set for April 5


University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation will host an informative seminar, “Social Security – Options to Help You Maximize Your Benefits” on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at UM Shore Medical Center’s Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street in Easton.

James Malena and John Driscoll

Guest presenters James Malena, vice president, The Hill Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and John Driscoll, vice president, Fidelity Institutional Asset Management, will discuss several topics, including: Social Security essentials; issues to consider before filing for benefits (withholding, taxation, etc.); pros and cons of filing for benefits at, before or beyond at full retirement age; ancillary benefits (spousal, ex-spousal, ex-survivor); and restricted application.

This seminar is free and open to the public; pre-registration is recommended due to limited seating. For more information or to register for the seminar, please contact Janet Andrews at (410) 822-1000, ext. 5792, or

About UM Shore Regional Health: As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,600 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers work with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.

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