Mitchell Park Community Center
3700 Middlefield Rd.
Palo Alto,CA 94303
Make Housing Decisions with Confidence: Create Your Housing Blueprint for Successful Aging
Mark your calendars for October 14 at Mitchell Park Community Center, for the Avenidas Housing Conference, in cooperation with the City of Palo Alto.
Registration Now Open!
There is no entry or parking fee. Lunch can be purchased for $20 at registration. Register online or call (650) 289-5400.
“Securing Your Housing Future: Proactive Planning,” Deborah Radin, Estate Planning Attorney, and Pablo O’Brien, Licensed Professional Fiduciary
Deborah Radin will highlight the importance of wills, trusts, and housing plans as you age. Pablo O’Brien will shed light on assembling a dedicated team for effective long-term planning. For homeowner family members and trustees.
“Using Technology Hacks for Staying at Home Longer” Angela Cearns, Founder & CEO, AsKevin
Technology can make staying in your home easier and longer. Some digital areas — like electronic estate planning, safety, caregivers’ access, and health tech — require planning and forethought. For all.
Panel: “Adaptions for Aging at Home,” Martin Simenc, President & CEO, Home Safety Services; Kristina Lugo, Vice President Programs, Avenidas
From a home safety expert, learn about practical home modification and adaptation. And from a program leader at Avenidas, get an overview of services that can assist families who want to age in place. For all.
“Getting Started with Senior Housing,” Alan Brauer, Senior Housing Consultant, Senior Seasons
Do I need senior housing? Most people don’t want to leave their home, but sometimes circumstances make that difficult. Alan Brauer will suggest resources to review safety, isolation, and location. For homeowners and family members.
“Get the Keys to Successful Home Selling,” Nancy Goldcamp, Realtor
Selling a home is a huge undertaking. Get the scoop on successful selling from a local, seasoned real estate professional who will review the “Four Ps: Planning, Preparing, Pricing, and Paperwork.” Get costs, tips, and checklists. For homeowners.
“Housing Options for Older Adults,” Mike Scoggin, Owner, Oasis Senior Advisors
Every person’s path to senior living has unique considerations. Mike Scoggin, an experienced senior living advisor, will walk through the cost and changes in senior living, and explain different options for different income levels.
“Take Charge of Your Housing Journey,” Judy Schwartz, Owner, Reverse Mortgages Only; Carole Conn, Executive Director, Project Sentinel
From reverse mortgages to first-time homebuyer programs to creating harmony in the renter-owner relationship and fair housing issues, learn about programs, methods, and rights that may aid you in your housing journey. For renters, homeowners, and landlords.
“ADUs May Be Right for You,” hosted by ADORE Homes
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), or “in-law units,” can be a versatile solution for seniors. Learn about the building process and economic benefits, as well as gain insights into costs, timelines, and financing options. For homeowners and renters.
“Community Based Alternative Housing: Lifestyle Choices & Options,” Raines Cohen and Betsy Morris, Cohousing Coaches; Paula Wolfson, LCSW, Avenidas Care Partners
Explore affordable and intentional group living – as well as tools and resources – with cohousing experts Raines Cohen, Betsy Morris, and Paula Wolfson. For those interested in alternative housing.
Andy Robin, author of “TAPAS LIFE: A Rich and Rewarding Life After Your Long Career”
For this author, housing played a “twisting and turning” role in his and his family’s life. He’ll share his story and also cover more common housing choices and considerations. Discussion and Q&A to follow. For all.