Schedule of Events
8:30am – 8:55am
Q&A with vendors (Gym)
9:00am – 9:10am
Opening / Introductions
Pastor Frank McClure (Auditorium)
9:10am – 9:55am
Basics of Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Diseases
Dave Sharp (Auditorium)
This session will provide essential information about the two most common diagnoses of dementia.
10:00am – 10:30am
Senior Safety, Scams & Self-defense
Chief Josh Noel & Sgt. Kyle Belec (Auditorium)
This session will help bring awareness of potential threats and dangers, teaching you how not to be a victim. You will learn how to identify and respond to current telemarketing fraud and financial scams as well as general safety tips and strategies that can be used for self-defense.
Financial Considerations for the Next Stage of Life
James Baltzersen, AAMS (Multi-purpose Room)
Individuals have varying expectations for how they wish to spend their retirement years. This session will introduce the many interconnected planning factors that require careful consideration when developing a retirement strategy.
10:30am – 10:45am
10:45am – 11:20am
What to Anticipate When a Loved One Has Passed Away
Beverly Huber & Michelle Katsaros (Auditorium)
Relieve the emotional and financial burden on your family and find simple steps you can do. Learn how to navigate through the process when a death has occurred. Understand the purpose of a funeral and learn the evolution of ceremony and grief.
Understanding How We Grieve
Jill Pfister (Multi-purpose Room)
Learn how to better understand the importance of grieving, how to recognize grief and cope while in the process, and how we can help others who are grieving.
11:25am – 12 Noon
Decisions Regarding End of Life
Laurie Yothment, LISW (Auditorium)
Explore ideas of how to start the conversation and understand the options, and consider the timing of when and how to prepare a plan. Dispel the misconceptions regarding Hospice Care.
Saving Your Family Time & Heartache: Preparing for Legal Issues Associated with Aging
Alexander Steciuch (Multi-purpose Room)
Learn about the legal complications that arise when adults get older and how simple steps and documents put together ahead of time can save families from conflict, strife, and costly alternatives. This presentation will briefly cover such topics as: Probate, Wills, Intestacy, Advanced Directives, Guardianships, and Estate Planning.
12:00 Noon – 12:35pm
Q&A with vendors (Gym)
12:40pm – 12:55pm
Redefining Your Fitness Goals
Jill Pfister (Auditorium)
1:00pm – 1:30pm
Things to Consider Before It Is Too Late
Bruce Lindner (Auditorium)
Learn how to identify someone who can be of help when difficult questions need to be asked. Explore ideas on how to develop a plan that can work.
Senior Center Lifestyles — Enjoy The Journey
Sharon Colee (Multi-purpose Room)
This session will guide you to discover the process, not the event. That is – finding what makes you happy. Learn how to transition with purpose. That is – learning to dream and plan…for YOU. Also, seek and obtain your inspiration.
1:35pm – 2:05pm
Adults Need Vaccines, Too!
Pat Bianco, Pharmacist (Auditorium)
This session will discuss the benefits of vaccines and the variety of important vaccines, including influenza, shingles, and pneumonia.
Care for the Caregiver
Sandi Haywood (Multi-purpose Room)
Learn how to identify the signs of poor work/life balance. Consider various employer programs and alternative work options, and explore different methods of self-care.
2:05pm – 2:15pm
2:15pm – 2:45pm
Panel Discussion Q&A
Bruce Lindner • Eric Moldenhauer • Laurie Yothment • Pat Bianco (Auditorium)
2:45pm – 3:00pm
Wrap-up / Door Prizes