Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield has announced that her department will be holding a free “Caring For Our Parents” seminar on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Burlington County Library located at 5 Pioneer Boulevard in Westampton. Registration is required for middle-aged residents who are looking for guidance on assisting their elderly parents are encouraged to attend this free daylong course.
“Many of us are going to face a time when our parents are no longer able to care for themselves,” Stanfield said. “When that situation happens, there are usually many more questions than answers. This program is designed to provide important information that will help with all your questions.”
Stanfield will provide a discussion on the various senior citizen programs available through the Sheriff’s Office as well as a few guest speakers.
“There are a myriad of health, financial and other issues that our senior citizens face on a day-to-day basis,” Stanfield said. “This all-encompassing course is geared toward those who want to learn how they can help their parents cope with these issues.”
Guest Speakers will include:
— Mary Ann O’Brien; Freeholder, on Legal Documents Every Senior Shall Need
— Jane Fearn-Zimmer; Rothkoff Law Group, on Long Term Care Planning and Asset Protection
— Pamela Krasnigor; CareOne, at Moorestown on Psychology of Aging
— Perry Sutton; Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, on Financial Planning and Asset Protection
— Jill Bradley-Ingram; Bradley Funeral Home, on Funeral Considerations
— Chris Taylor; Burlington County Senior Legal Services, on Legal Services Program
— Julie Thomas; Alzheimer’s Association on Recognizing, on The Sign of Alzheimer’s
To register call the Sheriff’s Community Services Unit at (609) 265–3788 or email Jnapier@co.burlington.nj.us.