Too Much Stuff: Hoarding Behaviors, What They Mean, and How to Help

Researchers say that betwen 2 and 5 percent of the population exhibit hoarding behaviors.  Hoarding is more than collecting.  It is an accumulation of too many items and the lack of ability on the part of the hoarder to organize and get rid of excess items.  This discussion will outline the symptoms, the known causes, […]

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Why Do I Need a Will and What Happens if I Don’t Have One?

Do you understand the value of a Last Will and Testament and how it can protect you and your loved ones from future legal problems and confusion?  This presentation will provide you with a basic knowledge of estate planning, surrogate decision-making, options for long-term care, and life care planning.

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When Roles Reverse

How do you talk with your parents about concerns regarding their frailty?  How will they react when you share your observations?  What do they really need?  How will you know which resources are the “good” ones?  In this session, you will earn about elder issues, family dynamics, communication challenges, and community resources.

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Wills and Trusts

It is estimated that 70% of Americans die without a will and families are left to sort out the often complex and challenging legal, financial, and personal details following the death of a loved one.  This program will provide the basics of the importance and value of advance planning and explain the legal documents available […]

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Making the Transition: What to Consider When Considering a Move to Independent or Assisted Living

Why would I move?  When would I move?  Where would I move?  How would I move?  If you are contemplating a move from your current residence into the world of senior housing, this informal discussion about your options and how to get from “here” to “there” may be helpful.

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Ethical Wills

Have you ever wished you could have just one more conversation with a loved one who has died?  Ethical wills have been around for centuries as a means of communicating one’s wisdom, values, and love to decendants.  Learn about the value of ethical wills and begin to create your own personal document.

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Avoiding a Malpractice Suit: What You Need to Know (1 CE)

It’s scary to think that the work you do is “under the microscope” of so many different parties.  A law suit is the last thing that you, as a professional, want to face.  In this session, we will review the basic elements of professional liability and steps you can take to protect yourself and your […]

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