Speaking at Bainbridge Island Library Wednesday, July 8 at 1 pm

“7 Actions You Can Take to Stay Out of a Nursing Home”, at the Bainbridge Library meeting room (on the left when you enter.) Hosted by the VIPs (Visually Impaired Persons). Of course you need not be visually impaired; Wednesday, July 8 at 1 pm. This is for those of you who missed SWERVE. Or for anyone who wants to stay out of a nursing home. Although of course there are excellent nursing homes. And I know which ones they are!

from the 70s
from the 70s

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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