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Life, Death and Taxes – Transylvania Regional Hospital

July 25, 2018 @ 11 am - 2 pm

“Living your life in a way that gives you peace of mind is healthy. Present actions that can lead to an easier financial future — for ourselves and for our loved ones — is empowering. Transylvania Regional Hospital is proud to join forces with United Way of Transylvania County in sponsoring the Life, Death and Taxes community service event,” said Michele Pilon, President and Chief Nursing Officer at Transylvania Regional Hospital.

Life, Death and Taxes will be held Wednesday, July 25, from 11 am to 2 pm, in the main lobby and Carlson Conference Room at Transylvania Regional Hospital. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors will be able to tour 15 informational booths, receive take-home gifts and register for door prizes at the event.

“United Way of Transylvania County’s Board understands that health, education and financial stability are closely intertwined. Life, Death and Taxes is an opportunity for our neighbors to learn more ways to be fiscally and physically healthy,” commented Terry Decker, United Way of Transylvania County Board Chair.

Six local advisors will present a series of 15-minute presentations on a variety of planning issues. The talks begin at 11:15 am.

  • 11:15 am – Colin Kirkman, TRAIN Specialist for United Way, will present “Give help. Get help.” The focus will be on using community connections to lead a vital life.
  • 11:30 am – Jessica McCall, Tax Administrator for Transylvania County, will present “Real and Personal Property Tax Implications of Death.”
  • 12:15 pm – Cathleen Blanchard, Managing Partner and Funeral Director with Moore Funerals and Cremations, will discuss “How Your Memory Lives On.”
  • 12:30 pm – Teri Redmond, Manager of Disease Management and Clinical Cardiology at Transylvania Regional Hospital, will present “Enjoying a Healthy Life.”
  • 1:15 pm – Erica M. Erikson, Attorney at Law, PLLC, will speak on estate planning and elder law with “Estate Planning for Life and After.”
  • 1:30 pm – Lana Reimann, MD, Hospice Medical Director for CarePartners Hospice and Palliative Care, will present “5 Wishes and Advance Directives.”

Blue Ridge Health staff will offer free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings during the event.

Representatives from additional organizations will be on hand to answer questions:

  • Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory
  • The Community Foundation of Henderson County
  • Elk Haven Wellness Center
  • College Walk Senior Living Community
  • Food Matters Market
  • Kingsbridge House
  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Brevard Yoga
For more information, contact Heather Hammond George at 828-883-8822 or unitedwaytc2@comporium.net.


July 25, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Transylvania Regional Hospital
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