Blueprint for Successful Aging in Place Series
5 sessions, 15 hours
Aging in place is defined as the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level. This series will provide you with all of the details that you need to be successful whether it’s for personal planning or planning for a friend or family member. Starting the process early is key. You may take the series for a discount which includes all 4 topics or pick the topic that is most relevant to your need.
Instructor: Marcy Gouge is a licensed elder law attorney with 20 years litigation experience. She has a certificate in Gerontology and is the former National Director of National Legal Training Project which provided training to elder advocates on topics which impact older adults such as Elder Abuse, Guardianship, Federal Benefits, Etc. She also has extensive experience providing Continuing Education training to adults.
Instructor: Thea Uhlig-Ruff, R.N., B.S., M.G.A. recently retired from an extensive career in the health care industry. She specializes in mental health issues and gerontology including dementia care, issues in long-term care, and hospice care. Ms. Ruff brings a unique perspective as she has also been a family caregiver for her parents and husband of 25 years. She serves as a member of the Frederick County Commission of Aging, chairing their committee on Aging in Place as well as serving on the Local Health Improvement Plan Committee on Seniors.
Instructor: Mary Wark, M. Ed, CRC, CAPS is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). She chose Frederick as the answer to her own plan to age in place. Her blog WaysToStay.org /A Boomer’s Plan to Age in Place, explores all the diverse aspects of maintaining your independence as you age. Mary has over 40 years of counseling experience in disability management and behavioral health.
ILR487 Blueprint for Successful Aging in Place Series
5-Digit Number: 17114
Thu, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., 5/2 – 5/30
Location: Conference Center/E106