Pybus University: “Organizing Mom and Dad”

Date(s) - 03/05/2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Pybus Public Market

Kerri Walker and Christina DavittThe Pybus University class on Tuesday, March 5 at 7pm is entitled: “Organizing Mom and Dad.” Instructors are Kerri Walker and Christina Davitt.

The class will begin with 20 minutes by Kerri Walker, Aging Life Care Manager focusing on “having the talk,” who should be on your care team, planning for future care and descriptions of levels of care and what to expect from each.

The second 20 minutes of the class will feature attorney Christina Davitt on the importance of (and differences between) financial and health care power of attorneys, living wills, trusts, and advance health care directives.  In addition to the presenters, a variety of local care providers will be present at the beginning and end of class to provide further resources and information. Please come visit Aging and Adult Care of North Central Washington, Blossom Valley Assisted Living, Fieldstone Memory Care, Link Transit, Serengeti Home Care, Kandi Wilson with Laura Mounter Realty, Traci Dry with Guild Mortgage, and Martha Gant with Cascade Insurance Pros.

The class will conclude with “Q & A” period, allowing attendees to identify resources and solve issues to “organize Mom and Dad.

Kerri Walker is an Aging Life Care Manager providing Geriatric Care Management services in the Wenatchee Valley and surrounding areas. She has 20+ years experience in health care in a variety of positions in acute care, inpatient mental health, home health, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and administration. Her passion has always been working with the geriatric/aging population.

Christina M. Davitt is an attorney at Ogden Murphy Wallace PLLC in the Wenatchee office. Her practice focuses on guardianships, elder law, and health law. Christina has extensive experience representing families in choosing and implementing estate and end of life plans. She is a Washington State Certified Professional Guardian and a Guardian ad Litem in Title 11 cases.