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Aging Parent Fair: A Resource for Adult Children Dealing with Aging Parents

May 10, 2017 • by Comfort Keepers
Senior with daughter

Berks County, PA – Since 2013, a diversified team of professionals serving the aging population of BerksCounty have teamed up to provide the “Aging Parent Fair”.  The Aging Parent Fair, a health-fair styled event intended specifically for adult children seeking help, support and resources for their aging loved ones will be held in the second floor Franciscan Room at Penn State St. Joseph located at 2500 BernvilleRoad, Reading on Wednesday, May 17 from 5-7pm

The “Aging Parent Fair”, held in conjunction with with the Greater Reading Women2Women organization and in partnership with Penn State Health St. Joseph, will provide attendees with financial resources, care alternatives, assistive services and connections to the people and programs who can serve them and their loved ones.  Professionals from the Berks Co. Area Agency on Aging, Berks Encore, Berks Veterans Affairs, hospice, home health, in-home care, long term care insurance, elder law, financial services, downsizing and other organizations will be available to answer your questions. 

According to Wendy Kerschner, Comfort Keepers representative, “At the end of the night attendees are always glad they came.  It’s time well spent gathering information all at one place.  It’s an efficient way to speak face to face with experts on aging topics.  The Berks County Office of Aging and the Berks County Veterans Affairs tables are always crowd favorites.”

Register by calling Wendy at Comfort Keepers at (610) 413-1995.

Exhibitors:

Wendy Kerschner, Comfort Keepers – Senior In-home Care

Ann Barlet, Berks County Area Agency of Aging                        

Dot Hartman, Berks Encore

Kellie Butsack, Alzheimer’s Association                                               

Dale Derr, Berks Co. Veterans Affairs          

Rosanne Schaefer, ACSIA Long Term Care, Inc. – Long Term Care Insurance

Mary Clark, Transition Connections – Senior Moving/Organizing                    

Maria Radwanski, Health Calls – Home Health                    

Tom Maggiaro, Compassus Hospice – Hospice               

Michelle Bosch, Waddell & Reed – Financial Advisor

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