Learn about financing an aging-in-place remodel or new home
Vancouver, WA – Financing options to help modify a home or build a new one to meet a resident’s changing needs will be the topic of a Tuesday, July 19, meeting of the Commission on Aging.
The 4:30 p.m. meeting will be in the sixth-floor hearing room of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. It is open to the public.
The speaker will be Mark Eshelman, a long-time loan officer who specialized in reverse mortgages.
Eshelman is a Certified Senior Advisor with knowledge of the health, social and financial issues important to older adults and how they converge to shape seniors’ lives. He serves on the editorial board of the CSA Journal and volunteers as a member of the housing committee for the Clark County Commission on Aging. He is an approved real estate finance instructor in Washington and Oregon.
The July 19 discussion is the sixth of 11 meetings this year focused on housing for older people. Research shows that 87 percent of people prefer to retire in place and will need accessible, affordable housing.
For a schedule of topics, please go to www.clark.wa.gov/community-planning/2016-housing-speaker-series.
The Commission on Aging, supported by the Board of County Councilors, is a nine-member volunteer group that implements the Aging Readiness Plan and provides leadership addressing needs of aging community members.
For more information about the commission, please visit www.clark.wa.gov/community-planning/commission-aging.
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