WIAAA offers free workshop on selling a home

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) will be sponsoring an education seminar on selling real estate in these unusual times. This seminar is designed for senior citizens, caregivers and any others who are interested.

The workship is on Friday, May 1, 2009 at Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging, 729-34th Avenue, Rock Island from  9 to 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served and materials will be available.

Mary Schricker, Ruhl and Ruhl Realtors and Ruth Klouda, Mel Foster Real Estate, will provide advice on managing the financial and emotional aspects of selling the family home.

The Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of improving the quality of life for older Americans. The specific objectives of the agency are threefold: to enable older adults to live in their own homes as long as possibel with appropriate supportive services; to remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older persons including the provision of opportunities for employment and volunteer activities; and to act as an advocate for older persons in developing community resources for the aged throughout the 10 county area while providing a comprehensive service network.

Counties included in the agency's jurisdiction are Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren.