St. Paul’s Senior Services Launches Second Year of Educational Series, “Plan for Tomorrow, Today”


**First free workshop of 2020 – Planning Ahead, Saturday, Feb. 22**

               SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (Feb. 10, 2020) – St. Paul’s Senior Services will host a series of free workshops throughout 2020 – St. Paul’s Educational Series, “Plan for Tomorrow, Today.” The workshops will take place every other month on Saturday’s from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., kicking off the series with their first theme, Planning Ahead, on Saturday, Feb. 22 at St. Paul’s Plaza, 1420 E. Palomar Street (91913).

This workshop will cover topics relating to Planning Ahead for the Future. Dr. Joaquin Anguera, P.h.D., a former Professor of Gerontology at San Diego State University, will discuss “Planning to Age Well.” Followed by, Attorney Richard Scott Stewart of California Estate and Elder Law, LLP, who will talk about “The Five Essential Documents Everyone Needs.” Dr. Bob Uslander and Rev. Elizabeth Semenova of Integrated MD Care will address “How to have Tough Conversations with Family.” Lastly, Jean Soderberg of St. Paul’s PACE will talk about “Insurance and Covering Care.”

“As we age, or experience our parent’s aging, we hear terms we don’t understand, and we seek services that are confusing to us,” said Amanda Gois, Corporate Marketing Director at St. Paul’s Senior Services. “St. Paul’s is here to make life’s aging journey less stressful. We’re bringing together several of San Diego’s most knowledgeable senior care industry experts to offer resources and tips to help San Diegans navigate this time in their lives, or understand what is needed to help care for their parents.”

Workshop topics/dates/locations:

Saturday, Feb. 22 – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Plaza; 1420 E. Palomar Street (91913)

Planning Ahead

  • Planning to Age Well
  • The Five Essential Documents Everyone Needs
  • How to Have Tough Conversations with Family
  • Insurance and Covering Care Costs

Saturday, April 25 – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s PACE; 1306 Broadway in El Cajon (92021)

Senior Living and Care Options

  • Living and Care Options Explained
  • Navigating the Medical System: Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, and Discharge Plan
  • VA Benefits for Senior Care
  • Selling your home and Downsizing

Saturday, June 27 – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Villa; 2340 Fourth Avenue in Chula Vista (92101)

Physical and Mental Health

  • Staying Safe at Home
  • Fall Prevention
  • Memory Concerns: Signs, Symptoms and What to Do Next
  • Mental Health and Senior Isolation

Saturday, Aug. 29 – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s PACE; 630 L Street (91911)

End of Life Planning

  • Pre-Planning Your Final Arrangements
  • Palliative and Hospice Care: What’s the Difference?
  • Grief and the Healing Process

These events are geared toward seniors, family caregivers, adults with aging parents, and concerned baby boomers. This series also includes an exclusive St. Paul’s Planning Binder to help organize and file essential documents.

New this year, the series will conclude with a planning Expo, bringing together all of the resources from this series into one special event. Stay tuned for more information!

The workshops are free, but reservations are requested. Space is limited; RSVP to Linda Spence at lspence@stpaulseniors.org or (619) 239-2097. A light breakfast will be provided.

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BACKGROUND ON ST. PAUL’S SENIOR SERVICES

St. Paul’s Senior Services is a mission-driven San Diego non-profit and full-service senior care provider, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing, a Child Care and Senior Day Care Program, and a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Since opening its doors in 1960, St. Paul’s serves as an innovator in the San Diego community with a reputation for exceptional care. For more information on St. Paul’s Senior Services, please visit www.StPaulsSeniors.org or call 1(833)STPAULS and ask for Lauren McCormick, Communications Specialist.

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