by Avenidas with Presenting Sponsor Nancy Goldcamp, Coldwell Banker
Our Keynote Speaker is Anabel Pelham, PhD
Click here to see her feature in The Daily Post
This event will be happening on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 8:30am to 2:15pm at
Avenidas - 450 Bryant Street, Palo Alto. Free all-day parking available.
Session 1: 10:15am - 11:15am
The following three workshops (A-C) are scheduled for Session 1. You can attend one of these three workshops during this session.
|A||1-A: Get the Keys to Successful Home Selling
Nancy Goldcamp, Realtor
Selling your home is a huge undertaking. Get the scoop on successful home selling from a Seniors Real Estate Specialist who is an expert in the "Four P's": Planning, Preparing, Pricing, and Paperwork. Get costs and tips, checklists, and testimonials from others who have been in your shoes.
|B||1-B: Programs for Successful Aging
Vickie Epstein, Avenidas Village; Annie Zacanti, Avenidas Roser Kleiner
If you wish to stay in your home, learn about Avenidas' diverse resources including an Aging-in-Community program, Geriatric Care Management, and Adult Day Health Services.
|C||1-C: Housing Options: Where to Live
Kaye Sharbrough, Senior Seasons
Just getting started in your quest for where to live in later life? Get the basics on what to expect should you choose to age-in-community or explore independent living options, assisted living (including board and care), skilled nursing, and continuing care retirement communities.
Session 2: 11:30am - 12:30pm
The following three workshops (A-C) are scheduled for Session 2. You can attend one of these three workshops during this session.
|A||2-A: Clear Up All Your Clutter
Judy Ott, Professional Organizer; Jackie & Richard Schoelerman, Realtors
A lifetime of accumulated clutter can get in the way of making that all-important first impression on potential buyers. Get tools and techniques to become organized, and go more in-depth with what is involved in staging a home to prepare it for sale.
|B||2-B: Aging 2.0
Presenters from Lively, Tapestry, and Lift Hero, Aging 2.0 GENerator Program
Get a glimpse into the future of successful aging-in-place. Our panel of three professionals will present cutting edge technologies for home safety, transportation, and connecting with family, community, and services.
|C||2-C: Lifestyle Transitions: How to Live
Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC, Founder & CEO, Home Care Assistance; Paula Wolfson, LCSW, Avenidas Care Partners
Once you research housing options, the next step is making a family plan and checklist. Get an outline of this complicated process so that you will be well-prepared for a move when the time comes.
Session 3: 1:15pm - 2:15pm
The following three workshops (A-C) are scheduled for Session 3. You can attend one of these three workshops during this session.
|A||3-A: Don't Spend It All in One Place
Carla Cumpston, CFP, Edward Jones
Of course you'd want the proceeds from the sale of your home to last a lifetime. A certified financial planner will provide solid suggestions that can ensure your needs will be met now, and into the future - wherever, and however, you choose to live
|B|| 3-B: Exploring Possibilities for Accessibility
Genie Nowicki, Harrell Remodeling
Discover 10 elements you can add to your home to make it accessible for you and ALL of your family. This workshop will also provide an overview of Universal Design, which can be incorporated into a home remodel that accommodates people of all abilities and emphasizes comfort and safety - while appearing seamless and beautiful.
|C||3-C:Navigating a New Environment
Emily Farber, MSW, Avenidas Care Partners
Adjusting to the first month in a new community is a balanding act between personal responsibilities and securing quality prifessional help. Learn effective ways to team with staff, maintain positive communications, negotiate facility policies, and reduce anxiety and fears.
|8:30 to 9:00 am||Registration. Coffee & orange juice served.|
|9:00 to 10:00 am||Keynote Address|
|10:15 to 11:15 am||Session One|
|11:15 to 11:30 am||Break|
|11:30 to 12:30 pm||Session Two|
|12:30 to 1:15 pm||Lunch. Visit our sponsors to win prizes!
1:00pm Prize Drawing in La Comida. You must be present to win.
|1:15 to 2:15 pm||Session Three|
|2:15 pm||Conference Ends|
Registration includes lunch, keynote, choice of three workshops, conference materials & giveaways, access to sponsors, and the chance to win prizes.
Registration is $40 for members and $45 for non-members through March 14, 2014. Registration is $50 for everyone after that date.
Note: No refunds will be issued for cancellations after March 14.
Please fill out a separate registration form for each person attending.
Cancellation Policy: No refund for cancellations made after March 14.
Avenidas would like to thank the following:
Nancy Goldcamp, Coldwell Banker
The Avant at Palo Alto Commons
Home Instead Senior Care
Home Care Assistance
Coldwell Banker- Jackie Richard