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ALF, ILF, CCRC, SNF: Alphabet soup? Unfortunately, not. Join us as we debunk the myths surrounding the complex world of long term care. Walk away with the knowledge you need to navigate the world of senior housing and care. Attend for yourself, or for someone you love. Presented by Pam Foti and Jenny Wagner, Elder Care Consultants, Vesta Senior Network. Presentation Date:  Thursday, August 22, 2019 Time:  6:30-7:30 pm…
What care is best for my loved one? Each person is unique and when someone receives a dementia diagnosis that doesn't change. The care that he or she receives should always be unique and should be right for the individual. Gain a better understanding of dementia and explore the many types of memory care programs that exist. Presenters: Pam Foti and Jenny Wagner, Co-Owners and Elder Care…
ALF, ILF, CCRC, SNF: Alphabet soup? Unfortunately not. Join Pam Foti and Jenny Wagner, Vesta Senior Network Co-Owners and Elder Care Consultants, as we debunk the myths surrounding the complex world of long term care. Walk away with the knowledge you need to navigate the world of senior housing and care. Attend for yourself or for someone you love. Date:  Friday, November 1, 2019…
Each person is unique. When they receive a dementia diagnosis that doesn't change. Their care should also be unique and fit them as an individual. Join Vesta to gain a better understanding of dementia and explore the many types of memory care programs that exist. What care is best for my loved one? Presented by Pam Foti and Jenny Wagner, Elder Care Consultants and Co-owners of Vesta Senior…

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Our Favorite Memories as Elder Care Consultants

 

As Elder Care Consultants, what we love most about what we do is that we have the opportunity to really get to know the people we serve: who they are today and who they once were. Many times we are hearing the stories and memories as told by adult children, but sometimes we are lucky enough to get to know people when they are still able to tell their own stories. As we take some time to honor our elders this month and recognize them on National Senior Citizens Day, August 21, we’d like to share with you some of our favorite memories of our time as Elder Care Consultants. Some of the stories and lessons that we have learned in our careers as Elder Care Consultants will stay with us forever. 

 

Pam: I met Bob when he had reached a point in his life where he needed some simple help to keep him healthy and as independent as possible. When Bob retired, he decided that his daily purpose was to make people smile. When I would visit his assisted living community, he would be sitting in the living room greeting people as they walked by. On nice days, he’d be out on the patio enjoying the fresh air. In either case, I’d…

The call came when I was between classes.  The sophomores had just filed out of the classroom as the seniors were trickling in.  I had recently returned to work as a substitute teacher after many years at home with my children. Much later I would reflect on the haste that a…

Most of us start planning for our retirement the day we enter the workforce. Many of us can remember attending that HR onboarding meeting where they handed us a folder with all sorts of information about different plans we could participate in that would lead us to the idyllic…

It was a beautiful July afternoon, and I was sitting on the deck overlooking the lake, listening to the children swimming, splashing, and jumping. My phone rang, and as any small business owner would do, I answered it. It was Carol, and she was frantic. Her mom had recently…