Senior Housing and In-Home Care Options
For the next 20 years, 10,000 Washington residents will turn 65 every month. Learn the many options available for seniors, including housing (from independent living communities to memory care), in-home care and remodeling options to secure a safer home environment. Learn how to discuss with seniors the right time to move or seek in-home care. Learn more about the costs and services available to meet your specific needs.
Four Program Takeaways:
- Warning signs to look for when home is no longer a safe option for a senior
- Convincing a parent when it is time to make a move
- Making the transition process as comfortable and stress-free as possible
- Cost of care options
Length of program:
1 hour, plus Q&A
Terry Fontaine, Representative, CHOICE Advisory Services
Master Builder Association member Terry Fontaine has been with CHOICE since August of 2010 and has been involved with MBA for much longer. Terry cares deeply about the community she serves and loves educating people about senior housing and care options. Terry has a very strong customer service background and always has the best interest of the family in mind. She has been on the 50+ council with the MBA for several years and helped coordinate Senior Day at the MBA for the past 2 years. Terry has a great wealth of information to support families and is always ready to jump into action. Certifications: 2011 Library Series
Laurel Dunham, Representative, CHOICE Advisory Services
Master Builder Association member Laurel Dunham has been part of the Senior Housing Industry for many years and has been working closely with families as part of CHOICE Advisory for just about a year. Her knowledge base and compassion for seniors makes her a wonderful addition to the South end team. Laurel acts as an advocate for senior’s and their families and enjoys reaching out to the community to act as a resource for those needing assistance. She has been part of the educational series previously and enjoys sharing information to help families through a difficult time.
Certifications: 2011 Library Series