Glenda McGowen-Shepard, ARNP-BC, MSA, a Palliative Hospice Nurse Practitioner at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, discusses planning for the future from a medical perspective.
Boxed or Unboxed
Tina Baril from Monarch Transitions shares her knowledge on downsizing.
Dotting the "i's" and Crossing the "t's":Durable Powers of Attorney
Join Bryana Cross Bean, Attorney at Law in the first of our 4 part series: Dotting the “i’s” and Crossing the “t’s. This one goes over Durable Powers of Attorney.
Dotting the "i's" and Crossing the "t's":Trusts & Trust Administration
Join Bryana Cross Bean, Attorney at Law in the fourth part of our 4 part series: Dotting the “i’s” and Crossing the “t’s. This one goes over Trusts and Trust Administration.
Pierce County Caregiving Conference Part 1
A collaboration between Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources and Health Care Providers Council of Pierce County
Alzheimer's Conference 2020, Isolation During the Pandemic
Marysusan Iotte has more than 27 years of experience as an Executive Director for Assisted Living and Memory Care in Pierce County. Enjoy her presentation on how to stay engaged during COVID-19 isolation.
Michael Weinstein discusses how to maintain an age friendly, independent, and safe environment.
Medicaid from the Inside
Matt Santelli from the Aging and Disability Resource Center discusses Medicaid. What is it and who is eligible?
Dotting the "i's" and Crossing the "t's":Health Care Directives/ Living Wills
Join Bryana Cross Bean, Attorney at Law in the second part of our 4 part series: Dotting the “i’s” and Crossing the “t’s. This one goes over Healthcare Directives/ Living Wills.
Normal Aging Vs. Dementia
Maria & Wendy, experts in dementia from Lutheran Community Services, talk about normal signs of aging vs. signs of dementia. Gain a better understanding of the cognitive changes as we age - what is normal and what may not be.
Pierce County Caregiving Conference Part 2
A collaboration between Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources and Health Care Providers Council of Pierce County.
Medicare is constantly changing. One of the most confusing changes is the fundamental option that beneficiaries have – whether to receive health care through “Original Medicare” or to choose the “Medicare Advantage” option. The 2021 Annual Open Enrollment period October 15 – December 7.
Tailored Services for Older Adults provides an alternative to regular Medicaid services for people who need assistance to maintain independence. Medicaid Alternative Care provides services to unpaid caregivers, designed to assist them in providing quality care to family members while also improving their own well-being.
Everybody looks forward to retiring someday. With preparation and a little luck, most of us will have the opportunity to enjoy retirement, but simple mistakes can easily set you on the wrong track. Avoid that fate by taking care to avoid common financial missteps.
Holidays provide the perfect opportunity for adult children to spend time with aging parents and relatives. This workshop presents what major red flags to look out for when it comes to a loved one’s health. Participants will review home maintenance and personal hygiene issues.
Options for the Future: Living Choices for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
Have you ever considered what you would do if you were faced with the care of a loved one? Join us for an informational presentation given by experts in our community on options for aging adults and people with disabilities in Pierce County.
Talking with your Doctor
Presentation developed by the National Institute of Health, talking about changes in the healthcare system and how to navigate around them.
The Reverse Mortgages: Things Have Changed
Reverse Mortgages are a tightly regulated program that has become a viable option for older adult homeowners seeking to take advantage of their equity. Check out the pros and cons to the program with Rebecca Rainsberger.
Driving is a skill that requires clear thinking, attention, anticipation and swift decision-making skills. The development of Alzheimer’s often makes driving dangerous. Learn about the effects of the disease on driving, what families can do, conversation techniques and safety tips.
This workshop will examine the various issues that should be evaluated before moving parents into your home. If elderly parents are mentally and physically healthy the move can provide ample opportunities for family bonding. If the move is prompted by caregiving needs, other considerations need to be closely evaluated.