We all enjoy the adventures of new sights and experiences! As we age, there are limitations to consider that require extra thought and preparation when it comes to travel. The good news is there are both fun & safe travel resources available to seniors! Learn about carefree, local trips, domestic & international travel options and tips to make the most of your travel experiences. Panelists: Brent Dalrymple Sunrise Tours, John Pike and Ava Logan from City of St Charles Parks & Recreation and Brian Meadows from US Department of Homeland Security.
Life events or family members often force us to examine our belongings in order to pare them down and organize them. In those moments we are faced with the questions: “How did I end up with so much stuff?” and “What do I do with all of this stuff?” Our panel of experts will help us understand how we got where we are, how to move forward and resources to assist. Whether you are aging in place, planning to move in the future or helping a loved one, you won’t want to miss this seminar!
Our brains age right along with our bodies but sometimes it's hard to differentiate what's normal aging and not normal aging. People often express fearfulness about getting dementia and what life looks like after a diagnosis. Learn options available in the community to help seniors and their caregivers continue experiencing a high quality of life despite possible declines.
What about medicare donut holes, coverage for dental, snowbirds, regular or international travel? Am I on the best plan? When can I change plans? What is the "alphabet soup" of Medicare plans A-N? Do you really understand all the options and coverages? It’s all so confusing! Learn the essentials of Medicare, changes for 2024 and little known - but critical information to protect you and save money.
There are things that seniors can control to stay independent for as long as possible. Learn how to avoid “accelerated aging” and the “triple whammy”. Expert panelists will talk about tips & local programs relating to physical fitness, driving and staying connected through technology to maintain independence.
In a world where we find ourselves more connected by technology, and as information is increasingly more easily accessible to scammers, we are all far more susceptible to scams than ever before. Our panel of local experts will help us determine what is legitimate, what is likely a scam, and how to avoid becoming a victim of the latest scams.
Expert panelists will share TRUTHS to MYTHS associated with living, dying, and leaving a legacy. Too many people make decisions without accurate information or are paralyzed by indecision and leave decisions up to family. Learn the truths and make decisions now for you and your family.
You have worked your entire life, saved your money and spent it wisely. Make sure your assets are fully protected and passed on after death, exactly how you intend. Learn from legal experts about how to avoid common challenges faced by families just like yours. Help your loved ones avoid confusion and conflict by ensuring you have the right, updated legal documentation in place.
Trying to decide whether to stay in your current home after retirement or make a move? Let our panel of experts help! In this 90-minute program, experts will share the most important facts you need to know about ‘staying put.’ Learn about easy and smart home modifications, in-home health care options, transportation options, ways to stay involved & more!
Moving to an assisted living community is sometimes desirable and sometimes necessary. The question many people have is how they will pay for it. Our expert panelists will discuss the costs associated with assisted living and the financial aid sources available to pay for it. We will cover Medicaid, Medicare, Veteran’s benefits and long-term care insurance and how they do and don’t fund assisted living care.
Liquidating personal household items is not as easy and straightforward as it may sound. Finding out what will sell and for how much requires research and experience and that's only the beginning. Where can you donate the stuff you aren't going to sell? Get your estate liquidation questions answered at our upcoming free seminar featuring special guests representing Online Auctions, Estate Sales and Donation Centers!
Retirement communities are popping up all around St Charles County and across the country. Learn facts from local expert panelists about the many types of retirement communities available in the area and the questions you should be asking when considering your options. This is the perfect place to educate yourself so that you can make the right decisions for you and your family.
The Senior Service Resources and host Jerry Grossman continue their conversation with Stephanie Parsons and Joelle St. Clair, the experts from Mature Moves Solutions. The podcast is highly recommended for anyone considering downsizing as Stephanie and Joelle share practical solutions for decluttering, preparing homes for sale, and hiring estate liquidators, movers, and organizers. Regardless of whether you're a senior or are assisting a senior, this podcast is filled with valuable information and guidance to help you make informed decisions about your future living situation!