Author, talk show host Kauffman to speak, sign books at The Meeting Place

Published 5:00 pm Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Ron Kauffman, author of “Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease,” will be at The Meeting Place on July 5 at 10 a.m. to speak about and sign his book.
Kauffman produced and hosted the award-winning “Senior LifeStyles Intelligent Live Talk Radio” program for more than four years, focusing on boomer and senior issues of health, wealth and lifestyles. He regularly writes for the “Savvy Senior” column, which appears in the Tryon Daily Bulletin.
He is president of Resources for Successful Aging, a company that provides corporate, individual and family consulting through a collaborative network of professionals. The company assists in planning for and dealing with the broad range of challenges of aging in both the home and workplace.
Services include: situational assessments family crisis response, Medicare and Medicaid planning, elder law counsel, advance directives, financial longevity plans, long term care planning and care management needs. He and his wife, Lisa, a geriatric care manager in private practice, live in Jupiter, Fla., but are moving to North Carolina soon.
Kauffman’s book, “Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease,” is available at The Meeting Place. Profits from the sale of the book go to programs for seniors at The Meeting Place senior centers in Polk County.
The book is a resource for spouses and families facing the daunting task of caring for a loved one showing signs of cognitive impairment or with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. For the past five years, Kauffman has been directly involved in providing and overseeing the care for his mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease.
Call The Meeting Place at 894-0001 for more information on this presentation.
– article submitted by Pam Doty

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