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Employee Spotlight: Kris Cleary, Director of Professional Relations

What is your role at Carrier Law? I wear a few different hats! I work closely with long-term care facilities to discuss any questions they may have regarding a mutual family and let them know we are a resource for them. Likewise, I provide referral information on facilities to our families based on their needs, and to give them the opportunity to take tours ahead of time. I also work to ensure that the folks who provide the...

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carrier law at movies at Evergreen Commons in Holland

Wednesday Night at the Movies

It was a hot, hot, hot summer night. And what better way to end the day than a movie, friendship, popcorn, snacks, and air-conditioning. Carrier Law was the proud sponsor of Wednesday Night at the Movies at Evergreen Commons in Holland. It was fun to meet new folks, speak with clients, and enjoy the show. Click here to learn more about membership at Evergreen Commons. ...

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The SECURE Act – what does it really secure?

The House of Representatives has passed a bill that could mean changes for all Americans with the most common type of retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Proposed changes to retirement reflect the realities facing many workers today. The SECURE Act is being proposed as an improvement to the retirement system, and stands for “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019”. Interestingly, most of the changes either highlight...

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Free Memory Screenings

Are you concerned about your memory? Carrier Law is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Alliance at Michigan State University to offer FREE memory screenings. A memory screening is conducted by a trained memory screening administrator and can help determine if further evaluation is needed. A screening cannot diagnose a disease and is not recommended for persons already under a physician’s care for dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The screening is free, confidential, and takes approximately forty-five minutes. We will be...

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Life’s a Beach at the 2019 Allegan Boomer Bash

Life’s A Beach Boomer Bash 2019 in Allegan, MI featured exclusive access to the area’s top aging network professionals.  Attorney Samantha Sprague, Carrier Law, was a featured workshop presenter. She shared with the audience her expertise on Advanced Directives and Planning for Your Future. A delicious breakfast was provided by our friends at Meals On Wheels Western Michigan and lunch was generously provided by Allegan General Hospital. ...

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An Evening of Food and Fun for Meals on Wheels Western Michigan

Meals on Wheels of Western Michigan held their 5th Annual Chef’s Specialty benefit featuring Chef Tommy FitzGerald and Honoring Mayor Steve Maas of Grandville. The theme this year was Don’t Gamble on Hunger with a cooking demonstration, strolling reception, casino games, silent auction and raffles. The event Emcee was Shelly Irwin, MOWWM Board Member and host of the WGVU Morning Show. Brewster Hamm, CEO, shared the vision for MOWWM and the importance of keeping seniors...

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samantha sprague and beth griffin at Mattawan Lion's Club Senior & Veteran's Expo

Carrier Law’s Samantha Sprague Visits Portage-area Senior Events

Attorney Samantha Sprague was busy this week! She caught up with Representative Beth Griffin at the Mattawan Lion's Club Senior & Veteran's Expo. It is the largest event for seniors and veteran’s in the Mattawan area with businesses and service organizations present to discuss the various services they provide to the senior and veteran community. Then it was on to the Portage Senior Center Bits of Business Expo. This annual mini-expo brought together over 20...

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A Fun Afternoon of Bingo at Northview Senior Center

Carrier Law was the proud sponsor of the Northview Senior Center bingo. The crowd managed their cards as the caller shouted out the numbers. The prizes were varied and sought after! They were treated to gourmet "snacks" lovingly prepared by Monica Pritchard, COO. Kris Cleary and Mindy Hossler of Carrier Law pitched in to help confirm winners of each game. A delightful afternoon was had by all! ...

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