PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, April 12, 2017

April Lecture Series Highlights ‘Planning for Elder Care’

Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Village and the University Club of Santa Barbara announce, ‘Planning
for Elder Care’, the seventh presentation in the Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series. This series takes place on the second Tuesday of each month at the University Club and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so reservations must be made prior to the scheduled presentation.

The ‘Planning for Elder Care’ presentation will take place Tuesday, April 11th from
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the University Club of Santa Barbara, 1332 Santa Barbara St., 93101. The keynote speaker, Dallas Leigh Atkins, JD, MA, is an elder care law attorney and member of the National Academy of Elder Care Attorneys, the Academy of Special Needs Planners and ElderCounsel and Elder Care Matters. Recent beneficial changes in Long Term Care Medi-Cal rules; what Medicare or Medi-Cal pays for in a nursing home; detrimental changes in the future; and, why Long Term Care Medi-Cal is a middle class program will be some of the many topics included in the presentation.

Santa Barbara Village is a nonprofit, virtual community of seniors and volunteers
helping one another successfully age-in-place in Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria.
One of almost 200 ‘virtual’ villages across the nation, Santa Barbara Village delivers
a strong blend of support, services, volunteering and social opportunity that builds
community while keeping area seniors engaged. Carol Spungen, Advisory Board Member says: “The ‘Empowered Aging Series’ is a way to provide educational opportunities to help seniors stay current, knowledgeable and involved in their communities. We are excited to partner with the University Club of Santa Barbara
to share relevant topics”

To make reservations by Monday, April 10th, for “Planning for Elder Care’, or for more information about Santa Barbara Village and the Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series, contact Cyndi Pipes, Santa Barbara Village Coordinator at (805) 729-5038 or email


Cyndi Pipes
Volunteer & Member Coordinator, Santa Barbara Village
phone: 805-729-5038

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