Feb 8, 2011

Senior Congress VII a Big Hit With Seniors

Over three hundred attendees filled the community room at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Oak Park to take part in Senior Congress VII, Aging in Place. The mostly senior audience had an opportunity to hear five dynamic speakers and check out the offerings of 32 different exhibitors with products and services specifically geared toward senior citizens.

Michelle Hofhine
Design Consultant, Holly Spiegel, of Adaptive Design Associates spoke on the topic. "Is My Home Safe?" Michelle Hofhine, Vice President of Accredited Home Health Services, addressed the topic, "Who is Going to Help Me?" Marcy Snider with Adult Protective Services, Human Services Agency, County of Ventura, gave a detailled view of the community services that were available to help seniors. Kathy Terry represented Long Term Care Services of Ventura County and spoke about how to choose a care community. "When is Skilled Nursing Necessary?" was the topic of Ryan Exline, Executive Director of University Village Thousand Oaks. A relaxing break was provided by Colleen Carroll, a Certified Yoga Therapist, who showed the audience how to do chair yoga stretches.

Seniors Focus on Presentations

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