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Posted 10/31/2022 by Positive Aging SourceBook

What You Need to Know About Solo Aging

What You Need to Know About Solo Aging
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Start Date
11/30/2022 3:00 pm
End Date
11/30/2022 4:30 pm

Given that 27% of the aging population are Solo Agers, the ability to navigate the issues of aging alone warrant consideration. Those without a spouse, children or available family find themselves in uncertain territory at a time when they are the most vulnerable.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide a road map of strategies, tools, and resources to navigate this terrain and to consider the role of a supportive team under your leadership. We will explore the components of the team, the expertise necessary to work with you for this purpose, and the issues that warrant thought and planning.

Participants will explore their individual concerns and identify their unique vulnerabilities while beginning an Action Plan to mitigate fear and build a strong supportive infrastructure. Going it alone is not a viable option.  Rather, the focus is on orchestrating pathways in which to design your specific plan tailored to your wants and needs.  

The workshop will be structured with a presentation, small group interaction, and Q & A.

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Beverly Bernstein Joie
Since 2000, Beverly Bernstein Joie has been President/CEO of Complete Care Strategies (CCS). The award -winning company provides Care Management and Advocacy Services to seniors and the special needs community. CCS is also a licensed Non-Medical Home Care Agency. Services are provided throughout the 5 Counties in the Delaware Valley as well as New Jersey, Delaware, and Central Pennsylvania.

Ms. Bernstein Joie holds a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University in Psychology and a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Villanova University. She is a Certified Aging Life Care professional whose earlier career focused on Psychotherapy. Ms. Bernstein Joie has been an active member of the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) community, serving as past President of the Philadelphia Chapter and was a member of the Public Relations Committee. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council (PEPC) and chaired a sub-committee as Program Chair for a symposium entitled, “Managing End of Life Issues”. She is a member of the Woman’s Initiative Committee at PEPC and is a member of The Transition Network. She presents workshops on various related topics throughout the Philadelphia area, has written numerous articles and has been quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Ms. Bernstein Joie has been a faculty member of The Philadelphia Bar Institute’s Annual Legal Issues in an Age of Aging and a keynote speaker for The Montgomery County Bar Association. She is a recipient of the Brava Award from Smart CEO magazine as well as receiving an Outstanding Chapter Member Award from ALCA.

As of January 2023, Beverly will assume the role of Consultant, Co-Founder, and Member of the Advisory Council for Complete Care Strategies.  She will also provide Private Consulting.

Website:  https://completecarestrategies.com/

Email:       BBJoie@completecarestrategies.com

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