Helpful Information Classes

All Spring 2020 classes have been canceled.

501 Scam Prevention  Instructor: Michelle Nutter, Education and Outreach Program Manager, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General  This class has been canceled

The Senior Scam Prevention program educates older Pennsylvanians and their families throughout the Commonwealth on crime prevention.  Our goal is to make Pennsylvania’s older population aware of the threat of fraud to the elder community, teach them how to avoid being victimized: and to make sure they know who they should call when they are concerned about their safety and well being.

One Monday, April 6 at 1:00 pm This class has been canceled

Location: Susquehanna County Library Community Room, High School Road, Montrose

Fee: There is no fee for this class

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502 How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft    Instructor: Michelle Nutter, Education and Outreach Program Manager, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General   This class has been canceled

This program is aimed at educating seniors through some ‘Dos & Don’ts of ID Theft.  Each year, more than 10 million Americans have their personal information – including name, social security number, bank account, or credit card number – stolen.  Often, thieves use this information to open phony credit card, bank, or utility accounts. Occasionally, the perpetrator will use the victim’s identity to secure benefits such as healthcare or government assistance. 

One Monday, April 6 at 2:30 pm  This class has been canceled

Location: Susquehanna County Library Community Room, High School Road, Montrose

Fee: There is no fee for this class

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503 Understanding Medicare   Instructor: Cheryl Myers, Business Person This class has been canceled

Confused about Medicare?  Are you wondering what it really covers and how to make a smart choice for a supplemental policy?  Here is a course to help you understand your options and when they are available. Learn about Medicare, Supplements, Advantage Plans and prescription drug plans before you need the coverage…or, if you are on Medicare, get smarter about your options.

Class 1: Medicare Overview

Class2: What is Medigap? (aka Medicare Supplements)

Class 3 Medicare Advantage Plans

Class 4.Medicare Part D, prescription plans

Four Wednesdays, April 1,8,15,and 22 at 6:30 pm This class has been canceled

Location: Montrose Area High School, Room 7

Fee: $20.00

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504 Understanding Auto Insurance  Instructor: Judy Kelly, Insurance Agent   This class has been cancelled

What does “No Fault” really mean?  How much auto insurance does Pennsylvania require?

Is a replacement policy worth having? What is the difference between Full Tort and Limited Tort?  What does First Party Benefits mean? What is the difference between Collision and Comprehensive Coverage?  Suppose that your neighbor slams his hand in your car while helping you unload groceries. If he needs to go to the emergency room, what insurance applies? Receive the answers to these questions and more.

One Tuesday, April 28,  7:00 pm

Location: Montrose Area High School, Room 7

Fee: $5.00

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505 AARP Smart  Driver Course,   Instructor, Marilyn Burton, Certified AARP Driving Course Instructor  This class is canceled

The AARP driver training course is an 8-hour refresher for students age 55 and older.  When you complete this course, and receive a certificate, you may get a 5 percent discount on your automobile insurance for 3 years.  This course includes classroom training with lectures and discussions,

Three sessions, April 14, 15, and 16 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm     This class is canceled

Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Church Street, Montrose

Fee: $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members. Do not send payment with your registration. Pay the instructor at the first class.  Bring a check made out to AARP.

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506 Why is My Dog Not Like His Dog?   Instructor: Ann Vitale,Experienced Dog Trainer  This class has been canceled

 Learn more about the natural behaviors of different breeds and breed mixes and how they learn easiest.  Are you a benevolent leader of your home pack? Threats or praise? Which works better? What about that clicker thing? Fun ways to get the behavior you want. Demos.

One Saturday, April 25, at 11:00 am

Location: First Presbyterian  Church, Church Street, Montrose

Fee: $5.00

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507 Okay Dog Lets Do It!  Instructor: Ann Vitale, Experienced Dog Trainer  This class has been canceled

This is an outdoor class utilizing barrel, tunnel, jumps, platforms and more.  Learn basic tricks too. Dogs behave better when they are physically and mentally tired.  Demo plus hands on. Unlimited student watchers. Limited to six well socialized dogs for activities. Puppies encouraged.

One Saturday, May 2, 11:00 am

Location:    766 Darrow Hill Road, Montrose.

Fee: $5.00

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508 Understanding Veterans Benefits     Instructor:  Rich Ely, Director of Veterans Affairs   This class has been canceled

 Are you getting the Veterans Benefits you deserve? Do you know what benefits you are eligible for?

This class is presented by the Director of Veterans Affairs for Susquehanna County who is a Certified Veterans Service Officer. The class will provide veterans and their family members with an overview of the wide variety of benefits available to Veterans and their families and how to apply. The two-hour class is both fun and very informative and you may be surprised at the benefits available.

One Tuesday, April 21, 7:00 P.M.

Location:  Montrose Area High School, Room 7

Fee: There is no fee for this class.