Alternatives for Seniors Announces Expo 2010 in Detroit: Resources for Seniors and Caregivers

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The SeniorLiving and Services Expo 2010, presented by Alternatives for Seniors, announced today that the number of exhibitors has reached 80, including financial services, home care agencies, senior apartments, independent living communities, medical equipment suppliers and nursing/rehabilitation centers. The free event will be held Saturday, April 17th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southfield Pavilion, located at 26000 Evergreen Road.

The SeniorLiving and Services Expo 2010, presented by Alternatives for Seniors, announced today that the number of exhibitors has reached 80, including financial services, home care agencies, senior apartments, independent living communities, medical equipment suppliers and nursing/rehabilitation centers. The free event will be held Saturday, April 17th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southfield Pavilion, located at 26000 Evergreen Road.

In addition to the exhibitors, informational seminars covering the following topics will be presented throughout the day:

  •     Senior Living Overview – panel discussion
  •     Alzheimer’s – Know the 10 Warning Signs
  •     Elder Law – Theft and Exploitation of the Elderly
  •     Financial Information – Little Known Rules of the Tax Code
  •     Home Care and Companion Services Explained
  •     Legal Tips – What Seniors and Caregivers Need to Know
  •     Long Term Care Insurance
  •     Medicaid and Medicare Information
  •     Reverse Mortgages
  •     Veteran’s Benefits – Best Kept Secrets Explained

“The goal of the expo is to provide attendees with the resources and tools they need to make educated, informed decisions and to understand the options available to them,” said Anita Kremer, president of Alternatives for Seniors. “Whether their needs are immediate or in the future, there will be something of interest and value for everyone.”

The Expo Platinum Sponsors are First Centrum Communities, Senior Village Management and the Oakland Press with American House, CSI Support & Development Services and Legacy of America as Gold Sponsors.

The event is provided to seniors, families and healthcare professionals with Free Admission, Free Parking, door prizes and refreshments. Transportation is available for those that require courtesy of American House and Senior Village Management. The exhibit hall and all areas of the Southfield Pavilion are handicap accessible. For those pre-registered by April 3rd, and attendance at the Expo, enters into a $500 Grand Prize Drawing presented by Alternatives for Seniors.

For registration information, call (888) 533-4636 ext. 212 or to view and register online, visit http://www.AlternativesforSeniors.com/SeniorLivingExpo2010.

About Alternatives for Seniors
Since 1992, Alternatives for Seniors has been a preferred, valued and comprehensive resource for information about senior housing and services. The semi-annual print and online senior housing directory includes information about nursing centers, assisted living, retirement communities, home health care and other service agencies. Additional information on topics such as Medicare and Medicaid, Alzheimer’s and Dementia and what to look for when visiting a care facility can also be found in the guidebooks

The directories are distributed free to seniors, caregivers, healthcare centers, libraries, social/governmental organizations, home health care organizations and at other locations where seniors and their families can obtain them at no charge. Currently, there are 9 regional editions of the guidebook extensively distributed throughout their market areas in Michigan, California, Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin. The Michigan Southeastern Areas guidebook reaches more than 190,000 individuals annually with an estimated readership of 475,000.

Alternatives for Seniors comprehensive online directory recently added nationwide senior housing information: http://www.AlternativesforSeniors.com
Contact:            
Anita Kremer
(248) 350-0730 ext/ 207
anita (at) AlternativesforSeniors (dot) com

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