Educational Zooms

In addition to the members only benefits, discounts, and services PASR members receive, we provide educational zooms. Below is a list of recordings for you’re viewing pleasure.

 

January 18, 2023, at 10:00 am: Connect America – Bob Ellwood, Territory Manager for PA

Bob Ellwood, territory manager for our trusted partner Connect America will review how the many options that Connect America offers to help aging and at-risk individuals live safely in their homes. Reviwing options for emergency and concierge services, remote patient monitoring, and medication management.

 

February 1, 2023, at 2:00 pm: “Estate Planning & Beyond” – Jessica Fisher Greene

Jessica Fisher Greene, a certified elder law attorney with Walters & Galloway PLLC, will review Wills, POAs, Medical Directives and she will touch upon trusts and what happens after someone passes. PASR members are offered free consultations and a discount for services provided. Attorney Jessica Fisher Greene has been selected for the 2020 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

 

February 14, 2023, at 11:00 am: “Living Guilt Free” – Tina Smith, WellMed Charitable Foundation

When caring for a loved one or family member, do you sometimes feel guilty even when you are trying so hard to do what is right?  This session will focus on the struggle between being your “ideal self” and what is realistic for you to accomplish on a day-to-day basis.   You will hear other caregivers in the session talk about their own successful strategies to cope with these feelings.

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February 15, 2023, at 10:00 am: “Prevent and Resolve Senior Bullying” – Jerry Mitchell – Attorney General office

Bullying doesn’t stop at any age. As we grow older, some don’t always “grow up.” This interactive program is designed to educate individuals on senior bullying and includes: types of bullying, why people bully, and what an individual can do to help themselves or others in a bullying situation. This program will help any individual that is involved in a bullying situation to find the confidence within them to report the problem. This program will also help caregivers recognize bullying issues in the senior population.

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March 1, 2023, at 10:00 am: “Long Term Care Planning” – Jessica Fisher Greene

Jessica Fisher Greene will review Medicare, Medicaid, long term care insurance, and how to protect assets when an individual enters a nursing home. PASR members are offered free consultations and a discount for services provided. Attorney Jessica Fisher Greene has been selected to the 2020 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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March 9, 2023, at 1:00 pm: “At the end of my Rope: Warning Signs for Caregiver Burnout” – Tina Smith, WellMed Charitable Foundation

Do you know the difference between stress and burnout?  In this session, the causes, outcomes, and warning signs of burnout among those that serve as caregivers will be discussed, along with what you can do to prevent reaching burnout.  You will learn about the “Three R Approach” (Recognize, Reverse, and Resilience) and hear how others have experienced and handled burnout.

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March 22, 2023, at 2:00 pm: “Senior Scams Prevention” – Attorney General office – Jerry Mitchell – Attorney General office

The Senior Scam Prevention educates older Pennsylvanians and their families throughout the Commonwealth on crime prevention. Our goal is to make Pennsylvania’s older population aware of the threat of fraud to the elder community, teach them how to avoid being victimized; and to make sure they know who they should call when they are concerned about their safety and well-being.

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