John Knox Village Seeks to Educate, Inspire at Senior Expo

John Knox Village will be sending older adults on the path to their ideal future at the annual Senior Expo, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21 at The Pavilion at John Knox Village, 520 N.W. Murray Road, Lee’s Summit, Mo.

A continuing care retirement community, the Village aims to educate older adults and their families about what retirement living is really like. In addition to the more than 30-booths and demonstrations that will showcase the Village’s many services and amenities, the expo will feature educational sessions by senior living experts who will cover a broad variety of topics from VA benefits to tips for home sellers. Finally, all attendees can go on self-guided tours of a wide variety of homes and learn about the construction of 11 new villas and other renovation projects that are occurring around campus.

Presentations will include: TIPS FOR HOME SELLERS - 11:15 a.m. Brett Wren from RE/MAX Review what’s happening in the housing market and learn the no-nonsense approach to selling. You’ll find out how to price your house to sell, choose the affordable home improvements that pay you back, and stage your home the right way.

WHAT LIFE IS REALLY LIKE HERE - noon Former KCTV5 news anchor Anne Peterson, hosted by John Knox Village Director of Sales, Marketing and Communications Marybeth Roberts Ever wonder what it’s really like to live at John Knox Village? Find out from Anne Peterson, who spent three days with us, sampling our lifestyle. Join us for a special presentation, where Anne interviews residents about living at Kansas City’s most popular retirement community.

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT CCRC LIVING? - 1:00 p.m. Terence O’Malley, Attorney & Financial Advisor From financial security to planning for the what ifs of future health care, learn about the practical benefits of a continuing care retirement community from local expert Terence O’Malley. Don’t miss this informative presentation, with a Q & A session to follow.

VA BENEFITS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - 2:00 p.m. Aaron L. Love, Law Offices of Aaron L. Love, P.C. Find out how your VA benefits can help you make your move to John Knox Village. In this wealth management seminar, we’ll review the three VA benefit types — and clarify the differences.

COMPARE THE COSTS - 11:15 a.m., noon, 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. Tracey Wenson, John Knox Village Sales Manager Consider your pocketbook, lifestyle and personal well-being, and then compare the costs of staying in your home with moving to John Knox Village. It’s a straight-talk Q&A.

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