‘Baby Boomer Primer’ at Furness Library

Wednesday afternoons in April are for Baby Boomers at the Helen Kate Furness Free Library, with four informative programs scheduled weekly from April 6 through April 27. Sponsored and presented by Surrey Senior Services, the sessions should be useful to Boomers and anyone concerned with aging. The topics change weekly; focus areas are:

April 6: Legal Documents for Seniors – Powers of attorney, living wills, Do Not Resuscitates (DNRs), Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatments (POLSTs) and other critical documents are explained.

April 13: Health Care: Clearing the Confusion — Insurance considerations in hospital admission vs. observational stays; home care and proactive planning.

April 20: Choosing where to Live in Retirement – Downsizing vs. staying put; Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Patient Care Assistance (PCAs) and 55+ community options explained.

April 27: Socially Speaking: Golden Opportunities — Local opportunities to remain active by engaging your mind, body and spirit. Programs are free and open to all, regardless of age. To register, call Kathy at (610) 566-0505 or the library at (610) 566-9331.

Sessions run from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the newly-renovated Chadwick Auditorium. The Helen Kate Furness Free Library is at 100 N. Providence Road in Wallingford.

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