Senior Center presents Saturday programs

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BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Senior Center will be hosting a five-part series program on various topics 9 a.m. Saturdays. The following dates and topics are scheduled:

Failing to plan

Attorney Judy LaMusga will present Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail on Jan. 23. LaMusga specializes in helping individuals leave a “legacy of love” for their families. Financial Wills and Power of Attorney will be discussed, but the focus will be on Advanced Directives, what they include and the importance of them being a part of your estate planning process.

Housing and support

Mary Ann Stemley will present Housing Choices and Support Services on Jan. 30. Stemley is a certified hospice/palliative care registered nurse and will discuss the multiple pro/cons of caring for a loved one in your home and/or deciding on one of the several other available choices. She will discuss how to decide what the best choice is for both you and your loved one.

The final plan

TR Routsong will present The Final Plan on Feb. 6. Routsong is a local funeral director and will talk about how planning your funeral can be an important part of end of life transition. He will provide useful information on Veteran’s benefits, tissue, organ and body donation and burial options.

Compassionate care

Compassionate Care: A New Paradigm for Medical Models will be presented by Dr. Cleanne Cass on Feb. 13. Cass is a palliative/hospice care physician. She will discuss end of life healthcare choices available within the hospital, guide you in how to get the care you want and the difference between palliative, compassionate and hospice care.

The conversation

Not sure how to convey your final wishes to your family? Lisa Balster will present The Conversation on Feb. 20. Balster is a social worker at Hospice of Dayton will discuss how to broach this difficult conversation to insure that you communicate your wishes to your loved ones. She will also discuss The Reality of our Mortality.

Please sign up at the Senior Center front desk or by calling 937-426-6166. These classes are free to the community.

Information courtesy of The Senior Center.

Information courtesy of The Senior Center.