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Caregiving, Housing, Healthcare Concerns for the Second Half
Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm

WHAT: Caregiving, Housing, Healthcare Concerns for the Second Half

WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: University Place, 310 SW Lincoln between 2nd and 4th, Willamette Falls Ballroom. 
                  Parking available in lot ($10 fee).

Taking care of aging parents is a real concern to boomers, and understanding options for housing, health care, and general well being are critical components to making smart, economical, and safe decisions.

Participants will learn about the most important aspects of caring for older adults/seniors, become familiar with critical questions to ask when planning for aging parents’ (and your own future) needs, and explore local resources for housing and healthcare.

Meredith Williamson, Choice Senior Services
    * Appropriate Caregiving for Aging Parents
    * Nursing/Healthcare Options

Alan DeLaTorre, PSU PhD candidate
   * Current and Emerging Housing Options
    * Family/Community/Neighborhood Connections

Meredith Williamson:  Meredith is a co-owner and current president of Choice Senior Services. She manages the day-to-day operations, as well as the business to business marketing. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration. She earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego, School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in California and Oregon. She is a member of the Junior League of Portland and a volunteer with CASA.

Alan DeLaTorre:  Alan is a doctoral candidate in Urban Studies at PSU, focusing on factors that impact sustainable and affordable housing for older adults.  He holds a faculty research position in the Institute on Aging and coordinates the global portion of the initiative Aging Matters:  Embracing our Graying World.  He also manages the Portland portion of the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities.  He has taught a number of related classes at PSU.

Financial Adviser
    * Long Term Care Costs, Medicare, Insurance

Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  For questions, please call 503-725-4948.