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YouTube Only -Spring 2021: Choices, Choices! How do you Decide Where you Want to Live? presented by Margie Paxton and Barbara Dooley.



You will receive a private link to the YouTube recording of the Spring 2021 class

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If you’re like a lot of us, you may not yet have considered / researched retirement options and communities in the metro area.  (Knowledge may be power, but “denial” is still a river in Egypt!)  This proactive class is designed to educate us on the topic — with no pressure to do anything!


In class 1, Stacie Tripodi and Ed Schultte (Information and Assistance Specialists with Johnson County Area Agency on Aging) will discuss senior living options and services.


Class 2 with Financial Advisor, Shawn Creger AAMS, was not recorded due to the constraints of his employer.

Next, just like looking at colleges, we’ll take Zoom field trips to 9 local retirement residences that show a good cross-section of the options available.  In classes 3, 4 and 5, reps will share what they think is special and important to know about their facility.  But there will be no “sell”.  Just the facts and the “feel”!


The last class will feature SPARK member Jan Parks and several others who have moved to a senior “lifestyle community”.  They’ll talk about the place they selected; the reasons behind their choice; their experiences (both the positive and the challenges!); and answer questions from the personal perspective of someone who’s been there-done that.


Presenters:  SPARK’s own Margie Paxton and Barbara Dooley.