Seminar Series

Our Senior Truth Series is designed to provide answers to complex issues facing
older adult homeowners in NW Arkansas.

Visit www.seniortruthseries.com to learn more.

 

Join us for a series of candid, truthful conversations about the unique and often complex issues facing NW Arkansas seniors and their families.

 

January – The Truth about Choosing a Senior Living Community
  • Bailey, Alison
  • Retirement communities are popping up all around the NWA area.  What exactly are the differences?  What do they offer?  Where do I even begin?  Learn the TRUTH 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 or your family.

February – The Truth about Paying for Retirement Living
  • Financial advisor, Medicaid specialist, long term care insurance provider, VA
  • Moving to a senior living community is sometimes desirable and sometimes necessary. The question most people have is how they will pay for it. Join us for a discussion related to financing options associated with assisted living costs such as: Medicaid and Medicare, Veteran Aid and Attendance, Long-term Care Insurance.  Learn the hard truths about financing assisted living care at our upcoming free 90-minute seminar.

March – The Truth about Avoiding Homeowner Scams
  • Police, mortgage lenders
  • With all the mail, email, and unsolicited phone calls, it is becoming more and more difficult to determine what is legitimate and what might be a scam! Scammers often utilize public information pertaining to home ownership to take advantage of responsible property owners. Learn how to detect and avoid homeowner related scams at this 90 minute panel event featuring local experts.

April – The Truth about De-cluttering your home
  • Counselor specializing in hoarding, professional organizers
  • Did you know that physical clutter can also cause psychological clutter? Psychological clutter is known to create depression, anxiety, and even physical illness and disease. If your current environment is cluttered and you desire to create a more organized and personally satisfying space, this is the seminar for your! Our panel of experts will discuss both the emotional and physical aspects of de-cluttering and will provide practical strategies for de-cluttering your home.

May – The Truth about Trusts, Wills, and Guardianships
  • Professional panel—elder law attorney, trust attorney
  • We all know there can sometimes be complexities related to the transfer of property. This is especially true when multiple decision makers are involved or capacity or inheritances are questioned. More times than not families try to solve these problems during a crisis, but creating a contingency plan in advance is a far better way of dealing with potential pitfalls. Join us to hear first hand from legal and tax experts about how to avoid common challenges faced by families just like yours.

June – The Truth about Home Health and In-Home Care
  • Home care and home health care professionals
  • You have decided to stay in your home but you need some assistance.  Now what?  Come to this free seminar and learn about the TRUTH between home care and home health care.  Learn about what aging in place looks like and whether you are prepared to do this.  Our panel of experts will share with you some of the most effective strategies and resources available for living safely and independently in your own home as you age.  Learn about precautions you can take to insure that YOU remain in control of your lifestyle.

July – The Truth about Downsizing, Rightsizing and Simplifying
  • Estate liquidator, senior mover, organizer, charitable donations
  • If you are considering making a move – now or in your future – you owe it to yourself to be prepared.  Join us for this free seminar and learn how others just like you have simplified their lives by following the 5 easy steps to downsizing.  Expert panelists include estate liquidators, move managers, and real estate professionals who will share insights, tip and secrets to effectively downsize your household.

August – The Truth about End of Life Issues
  • Professional panel—social worker, hospice worker, pastor
  • The truth is no one wants to talk about this, but everyone should.  How do you navigate end of life issues?  Where do you turn in times of crisis?  Who is available to help walk you or your family through end of life?  Experts in the field of hospice, elder law attorneys and clergy will be available to share critical answers they have in regards to these questions.

September – The Truth about living to 100
  • Gerontologist, nutritionist, exercise
  • It’s a known fact that people are living longer today than ever before.  Join us for a free seminar to learn critical information on healthy, safety and wellness from a panel of experts including gerontologists, nutritionists, and exercise coaches.  You will leave empowered to remain in control of your life.

October – The Truth about Communicating with Adult Children
  • Pastor, social worker, counselor

November – The Truth about Choosing a Senior Living Community
  • Bailey, Alison
  • Retirement communities are popping up all around the NWA area.  What exactly are the differences?  What do they offer?  Where do I even begin?  Learn the TRUTH 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 or your family.

December – The Truth about Paying for Retirement Living
  • Financial advisor, Medicaid specialist, long term care insurance provider, VA
  • Moving to a senior living community is sometimes desirable and sometimes necessary. The question most people have is how they will pay for it. Join us for a discussion related to financing options associated with assisted living costs such as: Medicaid and Medicare, Veteran Aid and Attendance, Long-term Care Insurance.  Learn the hard truths about financing assisted living care at our upcoming free 90-minute seminar.