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Interview in Best-Selling Book

Melissa Barnickel was interviewed for the best-selling book, "Aging in Place: Insights and Advice on Maintaining an Independent Lifestyle".

Beyond finances: Supporting the Sandwich Generation

A case study with interactive discussion on estate and elder law planning, insurance and its alternatives, engaging in the health care system and proactive medical management.  Melissa Barnickel was the spoke about planning for long term care event with various funding options to members of MACPA (Maryland Association of CPAs).   The CPE course was on 1/16/18.

Panelist at Intercompany Long Term Care Insurance Conference

Melissa Barnickel was a featured panelist at the Intercompany Long Term Care Insurance Conference in Las Vegas, NV on 3/19/18. 

The Funding Options for a LTC Event - Continuing Education Class

Melissa Barnickel spoke at the Baltimore Chapter of Society of Financial Professionals on, “The Funding Options for a LTC Event”.



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Taking Control of Future Events Through Long Term Care Planning Classes

Melissa Barnickel will resume teaching continuing education classes at Harford Community College this spring titled, "Taking Control of Future Events Through Long Term Care Planning". The next sessions will be at the following dates/times:

·       4/26  6:30-8:30pm 

·       6/5   10am-12pm 

·       6/14  6:30-8:30pm 

Long Term Care Planning Podcast

Melissa Barnickel was recently interviewed on, "The Independent Living Podcast", where she provides helpful advice regarding your long term care needs. It is free on iTunes and can be downloaded at the following link: The Independent Living Podcast- Long Term Care Planning

Melissa Barnickel spoke at NAIFA Harford-Cecil 10/5/17

"The Funding Options for a LTC Event" eduated professionals in the financial services field of the many ways to pay for services when care is needed.

Melissa Barnickel spoke at NAHU's 2017 Annual Convention

Sunday, June 25, 2017, Melissa Barnickel participated in a panel discussion with Steve Cain and Lori C Martin, Your Client Asked about LTC Insurance... Now What?  

Model LTC Education/Planning Bill Enacted in Maryland

A LTC Education/Planning Bill has been enacted in Maryland. Melissa Barnickel has been thanked as one of the main activists behind the bill's success. Read the full article below: