Summit Business and Professional Women invite the public to a workshop on Monday, Feb. 22 to learn the right information needed to take care of yourself and your parents now and in the future. This valuable program entitled "Planning for the Long Term: Your Parents and You" will feature two experts: Maryann Porosky, Care Management Specialist at Caring Choices and Lesley McCarthy, long term care specialist, both Summit BPW members. The speakers will explain the importance of planning for the cost of long term care, choosing the right venue for care, whether it be your home or a nursing home, and minimizing the financial and emotional impact it can have on your family and loved ones.

Networking begins at 6:30 PM at La Pastaria, 327 Springfield Ave, Summit followed by dinner and the program from 7 - 9 pm. Cost is $35 to the public. Advance reservations are required by Thurs, Feb 18 online at or via email to 

Summit Business and Professional Women is an advocate for workingwomen on work-life balance and workplace equity issues and welcomes members from Summit and the surrounding communities. Write to Summit BPW, PO Box 831, Summit, NJ; 07902-0831 or visit for additional information.