Speaking on March 13 in Maple Valley and April 9 in Seattle

Aging in Place in Your Community

The Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services and
Maple Valley Community Center invite you to attend a special forum on livable communities

Friday, March 13, 2015, 11:00 a.m. sign-in | 11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. lunch & speaker

Greater Maple Valley Community Center 22010 SE 248th Street, Maple Valley

For directions, visit http://www.maplevalleycc.org/about/directions.php or call 425-432-1272.

Jeannette Franks, PhD, Gerontologist

Jeannette Franks is the author of To Move or To Stay Put: A Guide for Your Last Decades, a book that helps older adults and families make better decisions about aging and living options. Jeannette has taught ethics, grief and loss, and geriatrics and gerontology courses at the University of Washington, and she served for nine years on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council in Kitsap County.

A low-cost lunch is available. For lunch reservations, call 425-432-1272.

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The mission of the Seattle-King County Advisory Council for Aging & Disability Services is to identify the needs of older people and adults with disabilities in our community; advise on services to meet these needs; and advocate for local, state and national programs that promote quality of life for these populations. http://www.agingkingcounty.org/advisory-council

Published by jeannettefranks

Jeannette Franks, PhD, is a passionate gerontologist and for over 20 years has taught ethics, grief and loss, and courses on geriatrics and gerontology for the University of Washington. Franks' most recent book is, To Move or To Stay Put: A Guide for Your Last Decades. Look for it now on the University Bookstore website http://www.bookstore.washington.edu/home/home.taf? It is also available at Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge. Franks previously published a definitive guide to independent and assisted living titled Washington Retirement Options, and often speaks on retirement options, disability issues, end-of-life issues and is an advocate for accessibility. She has a goal of making Bainbridge an elder-friendly community and is available to groups and families to discuss these issues. She served for nine years on the Kitsap County Advisory Council on Aging and Long-term Care. She also has the privilege of working in a small way for the past 15 years with the Suquamish tribal elders.

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