Seniors Get Your Ducks In A Row: Protect Your Nest (Paperback)
This book is for seniors, as well as the families, caretakers and friends of seniors. It's our mission to provide the knowledge seniors need to keep up with the constantly changing times in which we live. Seniors are living longer and having to stretch their dollars further. We hope the insight in this book will provide you with at least the sprinkling of knowledge you will need to get started on your journey to protecting your family nest. In addition, the stories told throughout this book are intended to either inspire seniors to take charge of their lives or to be made aware of what they may not know. One of the funniest things about knowledge is sometimes you don't know what you don't know until you know it. So, we invite you to read on and enjoy the journey through our eyes and ears, as we enlighten you with real life stories, only the names and places may have changed. Live Well, Laugh Lots and Live Long Reviews: This book, Seniors Get Your Ducks In A Row, Authored by Annette Fisher, Debra Gross, Robert Howe, Marie Sayour, Marla Loughran, and Mary Maroney, explains several aspects of senior life. The book, which is written by professionals who have a great amount of experience in their field, is meant to help seniors take advantage of opportunities available to them, from in the housing market to making a will to health concerns, by clearly explaining the given area, giving several examples and contact information for the authors for more information. Seniors, Get Your Ducks In A Row is an excellent resource for seniors who have questions about the rest of their life, written by professionals in their fields and contains several pieces of important information. State Senator Martin J. Golden 7408 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209 O: 718-238-6044 F: 718-238-6170 All of the authors are members of PESID, People Empowering Seniors Independence & Dignity, which gives seniors an avenue in which to voice their concerns as well as their accomplishments to a larger population. It is our hope that you will absorb and make use of the information within. Frances Picone, RSM Retired Director of Services for Older Adults Lutheran Family Health Centers In my professional opinion, I believe that "Seniors Get Your Ducks In A Row" is an excellent starting point in this process of gaining knowledge of the needs of seniors. It is a comprehensive compilation of resources including contributions from experts in their fields covering topics such as: finances, reverse mortgages, real estate, health, nutrition, and elder law. I highly recommend this book as a valuable educational tool in aiding seniors and their loved ones. Denise P. Levine, L.C.S.W. I am immensely excited and gratified, as many readers will be, that "Seniors, Get Your Ducks In A Row: Protect Your Nest -- Based on True Stories" is now out there with its special emphasis on empowering seniors with invaluable knowledge, co-authored by six amazing talented professionals, who are leaders in their fields. All six are members and driving forces of a remarkable organization, PESID, People Empowering Seniors Independence & Dignity, a network of professionals working to better the lives of seniors. WalletICE TM a "snapshot of your medical history," wrote Fisher, "might even save your life...and can help doctors and hospitals diagnose your emergency situations." I have found it invaluable in the few unexpected trips by ambulance to emergency rooms in the past few years, thanks to Fisher's innovation. Harold Egeln A longtime professional journalist who has written thousands of articles and hundreds of columns for three decades. He was most recently a staff general assignment reporter for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Bay Ridge Eagle, and before that a staff reporter for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's newspaper, the Courier Life and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator News. He served as a media aide and speechwriter at NY Council-member Vincent Gentile's office.
Robert Howe is celebrating his law firm's 36th anniversary in Brooklyn. Focuses on wills, trusts, estates, real estate and powers of attorney. Graduated Hamilton College in Utica, NY with a B.A. in government. 1981 graduated Brooklyn Law School. President of the Merchants of Third Avenue since 1994. Marla Loughran, D.C., A second-generation chiropractor. 2001 graduated New York University and University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic in 2008. Joined her mother's practice, Dr. Mary Dadas, in Bay Ridge Brooklyn alongside her brother, Dr. Evan Dadas. They seek to help their patients heal naturally, safely and effectively from spinal pain. They lecture frequently on chiropractic topics and ways to have a healthy lifestyle. Annette Fisher, CSA, SRES (R), attended Baruch College. Has won many community and other service awards. CSA, Certified Senior Advisor, SRES, Seniors Real Estate Specialist. Specializes in reverse mortgages and is a passionate Real Estate Salesperson, focused on helping seniors overcome the stress that might otherwise overwhelm them. Past President of the Women's Council of REALTORS Brooklyn. Mary Maroney, RN, MSN, born into a medical family-her father was a physician. 1975 graduated Wagner College as an RN. Worked for Maimonides Medical Center until 1983, during which time she received her MSN from Adelphi Academy. In 1989, co-founded Maxireturn. The company today is in the forefront of assisting hospitals, doctors' offices, chiropractic and physical therapy practices with the implementation of Electronic Medical Records. Maxireturn helps with all phases of utilizing EMR, from installation and systemwide application through hands-on training of staff. Marie Sayour studied at the College of Notre Dame. Seizing the opportunity to make a difference, RN Staffing Solutions, LLC was born. Marie and her partners provide services in home, hospital, and nursing home settings with the primary focus on offering non-medical companions to seniors to keep them safe, make sure they have proper nutrition, give them a sense of social connection and to help them with their daily living. Debra S. Gross, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, CPT Dietitian for over 20 years. Master of Science in clinical nutrition, City University of New York, Hunter College and a B.S. from Hunter. Specializes in diabetes. MS Masters of Science, RD Registered Dietitian, CDE certified diabetes educator, CDN certified dietitian nutritionist, CPT certified pump trainer.