Caring for Solo Agers: Building Your Support System for Successful Aging
RSVP Here Who is a Solo Ager? A senior who does
Who is a Solo Ager?
A senior who does not have a partner, children or kin who can support their care as they age
At Kensington Park, we understand firsthand the decisions that need to be made as a family caregiver of an aging adult, and that this journey is one you should not undertake alone.
Don’t miss this educational presentation on Caring for Solo Agers with experts Megan Campbell, owner of Willow Legal Group Esq., Eldercare Attorney, Geriatric Care Manager; Jan Brito & Laura Quigley of Capital Senior Solutions, Licensed Associate Real Estate Brokers; and Susy Murphy and Bree Baldwin, Geriatric Care Managers, Aging Well Eldercare.
This panel discussion will focus on the solo senior who does not have a partner, children or kin who can support their care as they age – or the caregiver who is caring for a spouse but has no relatives. It will include the legal ramifications such as Power of Attorney, the clinical aspects as to how care will be provided if needed, and logistics of how to decide where to live.
You Will Learn:
- How to Appoint as Agent Under Power of Attorney
- Your Legal Options
- How to Decide Where to Live
- Getting Started on Moving & Downsizing
- Planning for Care Assistance
- When The Time Comes That You Need It
Megan Campbell, Willow Legal Group Esq., is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association where she serves on the Community Outreach Committee and Youth Courthouse Committee, and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.
Jan Brito, Capital Senior Solutions, holds the elite Certified Senior Housing Professional™ certification and is a Certified Senior Downsizing Coach™. She is also a part of the 3% of Realtors® nationwide who have earned the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation (known as the PhD of Real Estate). Jan is a true advocate for her older clients.
Laura Quigley, Capital Senior Solutions, also holds the Certified Real Estate Specialist (CRS) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES) designations. After working with her own family members who needed to downsize and make the transition to senior living, Laura decided to become a Certified Senior Housing Professional™ and a Certified Senior Downsizing Coach™.
Susy Elder Murphy, BA, CMC, owner of Aging Well Eldercare, is a Certified Care Manager. She is also a member of the Aging Life Care™ Association and served as an at-large Board Member of their Mid-Atlantic Chapter from 2013 – 2015 and as President in 2016 and 2017. Susy is also a member of the American Geriatric Society and co-chair of programming for the metro Washington, DC chapter. She is an active member of the boards of various organizations serving the needs of local seniors, including a hospice.
Bree Baldwin, MS, Aging Well Eldercare, earned her BA from Colorado State University. After living abroad, she received her Master’s degree in Gerontology from Oklahoma State University, returning to an interest in working with aging adults that began early in life. Bree has experience in dementia care, creating and administering social day groups for seniors with memory loss, environmental gerontology (aging-in-place), and caregiver support groups.
For questions, please email Brooke Ballenger, Director of Community Partnership, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Tuesday) 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST