A Place for Mom

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A Place for Mom

Looking for a place for mom when she is no longer able to safely live in her home?  Helping a parent or grandparent move out of a home they’ve lived independently for years is often one of the most difficult decisions a family can make.  It’s made more complicated by the fact that there are many options with different levels of care, amenities, cost, and much more.  There’s a lot to consider, which is where the folks at A Place for Mom come in. In business since 2000, A Place for Mom is a company with over 400 Senior Living Advisors available to help you sort through your options. With over 14,000 national partners, they provide a free, no-obligation resource helping families find assisted living facilities, dementia care, Alzheimer’s memory care, and nursing homes. It should be noted, of course, that A Place for Mom helps you find a place for Mom or Dad.  They’ll even help you research Veteran’s Benefits and help you figure out how to pay for the care your parent needs. Santa Cruz County Senior Living Communities Santa Clara County Senior Living Communities

SANTA CRUZ REALTOR® ACHIEVES SRES DESIGNATION

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Seb Frey and "Pama" - his grandfather, BJ Prescop

Capitola, CA – December 23, 2015 – Sebastian “Seb” Frey has been awarded the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designation by the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). Seb joins more than 16,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the SRES® designation.  All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in understanding the needs, considerations, and goals of real estate buyers and sellers aged 55 and older. Mr. Frey was quoted as saying, “As America ages, I feel it is increasingly important that the real estate brokerage community – and myself in particular – be aware of and prepared to handle the specific needs of the not-so-young-but-young-at-heart set.  Attaining the SRES Designation is a hallmark of my commitment to serving these folks as best I can.” Seb continued, “I really enjoy working with older clients – hell, I myself am only a few years away now from an AARP membership!  I grew up with my grandfather living in our house, and I was really close to him.  I loved hearing him talk about the ‘old country,’ that ‘them were the good old days!’ and how ‘this country has gone to pot’  – and mind you, that’s back like when Ronald Reagan was President!  But Pama – that’s what we called him – really instilled in me a love for and respect of previous generations.  To this day I love talking with older people, to hear their stories and how they look at the world today from a venerable perspective.” SRES Council, founded … Read More