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July 30, 2008 > Author to Speak at AlmaVia of Union City

Author to Speak at AlmaVia of Union City

Submitted By Janis Flippen

Donna Christner-Lile, author of Aging in Place, will share her passion and vision for "baby boomers" of aging parents during a free seminar hosted by AlmaVia of Union City on August 5 at 12:30 p.m. at Ralph & Mary Reggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Road.

Set up in a conversational forum, the seminar will provide tips for baby boomers on how to best take care of their aging parents with dignity and respect in addition to looking at future needs they will face as well.

"There are many elements to consider when dealing with the aging public," stated Anastacia Corse, Community Relations Director for AlmaVia of Union City. "Individuals need to make sure their homes are adequately modified for their loved ones in case of a crisis such as a fall, and learn how to be able to make that transition financially," continued Corse. "And, if individuals are not prepared to take the necessary steps, then they can look at other options such as assisted living," she added.

Donna Christner-Lile holds a Masters in Life Transitions Counseling from the University of San Francisco. She is a National Certified Counselor and a registered professional counselor in California. As a member of the American Counseling Association, she holds education and ethics in the highest regard. From her experience and knowledge, she authored the best-selling resource book, Aging-in-Place ... Safely Living in Your "Home Sweet Home" until Your 100 Plus. The practical handbook provides resources, self-assessment tips on working with family and local social services for elders and options for seniors as they grow older.

AlmaVia of Union City is an assisted living and dementia care community, open since October 2005. AlmaVia is affiliated with Elder Care Alliance, cosponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Regional Community of Burlingame and the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

To register for the seminar, call 510-489-3800. For more information on AlmaVia of Union City, visit the website at www.almavia.org.

Donna Christner-Lile, author of Aging in Place
Tuesday, August 5
12:30 p.m.
Ralph & Mary Reggieri Senior Center
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City

AlmaVia of Union City
33883 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City
510-489-3800
www.almavia.org

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