May 15, 2019
This was a successful MSRN Ask The Expert presentation to members of the Cockeysville Senior Center on May 15, 2019.  Our Panel consisted of:

Heather Murphy, Move Management, Abilities Network, Towson  Our Move Management Services focuses on assisting seniors to plan for a move into their retirement living situation. We provide personalized relocation services starting with creating a customized a floor plan, and assistance with downsizing. We will coordinate vendors including charities, tag sales, movers, auctioneers, etc. We make moving a spectator sport!

Richard Abraham, Esquire – Estate Planning & Administration/Abraham and Bauer, LLC. Towson
Discussion on comprehensive Estate, Trust, Guardianship Planning and documents such as Wills, Financial Powers of Attorney and Advanced Medical Directives. Estate planning with these types of documents protects your legacy and gives you the confidence that your wishes will be followed both during your lifetime and after your death.

Stephanie Pessin, P.T., B.A., B.S.P.T., M.P.T.-   Has practiced Licensed Physical Therapy for more than 20 years, and has extensive training and expertise in functional rehab and safety needs of older adults. Stephanie’s solo practice is: BodyMindful PT and Fall Prevention Services.

 Ellen S. Platt – Geriatric Care Manager/The Option Group, LLC, Hunt Valley/Towson  Ellen is a Certified Geriatric Care Manager.  Our team of professional Geriatric / LifeCare Managers, Rehabilitation Counselors, and Nurse Case Managers are dedicated to providing the best options for our clients. We provide: Individual and Family Assessments; Care Plan Development and Implementation; Resource Development; Long Distance Caregiver Coordination; Coordinate Community Resources; Crisis Intervention and Facility Placement Services.

Michele Miller, OT/L, LMT – Inner Balance Massage Therapy, LLC Towson/Jacksonville  Licensed Massage has proven to be an effective therapy to reduce pain, relieve muscle tension, to improve sleep quality and to assist the efficacy of conventional treatments. Michele works by appointment only.

This is one of six Ask The Expert Panels scheduled for 2019.

This article submitted by Pat France, MSRN Member