By Max Greenberg
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About this blog: I developed a special interest in helping seniors with their challenges and transitions when my dad had a stroke and I helped him through all the various stages of downsizing, packing, moving and finding an assisted living communi... (More)
About this blog: I developed a special interest in helping seniors with their challenges and transitions when my dad had a stroke and I helped him through all the various stages of downsizing, packing, moving and finding an assisted living community. I live in Palo Alto with my wife and we have three grown children, one still in college. I have been in the Bay Area since 1977 (except for seven years in Newton MA — just missed all that snow too much.) I've worked in sales and marketing in retirement communities for seven years, and have hired and managed home care workers for family members, and have a pretty good idea of how aging in place, or shopping for and selecting the right retirement community works. I now run my own business, Palo Alto Senior Living, providing real estate and senior transition services. This blog is designed to share my experiences, insight and knowledge with seniors and their baby boomer kids and provide useful information to help develop a roadmap for smooth transitions or aging in place. I welcome readers to share their experiences, both good and not-so-good, in the hope that we all can benefit from each other. (Hide)
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(Special guest blog entry by Alison de Geus, a Senior Librarian with the Palo Alto City Library, focused on Adult Services.)
Palo Alto Library is excited to participate in this year’s Book to Action funded by the California State Library. Book to Action takes the basic book club concept and expands it to create a dynamic series of events for adults and intergenerational groups. Our book selection for the Book to Action program is Wrinkles by Paco Roca.
During the month of May 2020, Palo Alto City Library will be hosting Book to Action events centered around the topics of Alzheimer’s and aging. Our aim is to recognize the vibrancy and richness of life experience and the tremendous impact that community and family have in providing a sense of belonging to and connection with our Senior citizens. Free copies of Wrinkles will be available for pick up at library branches starting April 14, 2020. Watch the Library’s website (library.cityofpaloalto.org) for more information on our Book to Action events coming soon!
Registration is currently open for our Intergenerational Storytime, running February 6 – March 5 at College Terrace Library. This special storytime series is for seniors with memory care diagnoses and toddlers aged 0-3yrs. Participants will enjoy stories, songs and more! Please email [email protected]