Ann Meyerson, PhD
Ann Meyerson has been a Transition Counselor and Realtor since 1985.
Dr. Meyerson received a MEd in Counseling from the University of Maryland and a PhD in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University.
Her professional affiliations are with The Keyes Company in SE Florida and William Raveis Realty in New England. She is a designated SRES ( Senior Real Estate Specialist) and a popular blogger with the National Association of Realtors.
A Transition Expert at A Place for Mom and a show host and frequent presenter on Channel 12 Cablevision-CT.
Dr. Ann Meyerson presents educational seminars and speaking engagements.
Hoarding is More Than a Reality T.V Show
The truth about Hoarding and the emotional factors causing this condition are analyzed by a Transitional Counselor. From actual cases with photographs, the different kinds of hoarding will be presented and strategies for intervention will be offered. The presentation will also include a checklist of pre-hoarding behavior that will assist in identifying the warning signs. Participants will be encouraged to address their concerns and experiences in this lively session.
Psychology of Moving Forward
The Psychology of Change by Dr. Ann Meyerson, will identify the steps involved in the decision to accept a new reality, new self and the importance of moving forward. The psychological and emotional factors experienced by seniors as they encounter life decisions will be explored. The topic includes an in-depth look at the decision-making process, the pitfalls of deciding including denial, depression, family pressures, and health and financial considerations. Dr. Meyerson offers guidelines to make the process easier and coaches effective strategies for both seniors and their families.
The Truth About Your HOA
Living with a community Home Owners Association is a new experience. This informative session will review the history and development of the concept, explore what this association contributes to the housing community and identify the strengths and weaknesses of this structure. The difference between self-run communities and those employing management companies will also be discussed.
Group participation will be encouraged with a question and answer period. Also attendees will be introduced to the humorous novel, King of the Condo, which highlights the joys of being a Condo Association President.
Transition Workshop…the Times They Are a-Changing
This interactive presentation provides an opportunity to explore what it means to be working with seniors in transition during this difficult period.
We will address the complex psychological and physical dynamics as well as identify the consequences of a move for elderly clients and their families. Our discussion includes strategies for making the right decision, managing the logistics of the move and ensuring the safety of all parties involved.
The presentation will include case studies of actual transitions involving the aid of caregivers. Guidelines related to transitions during the COVID-19 Pandemic will be made available to attendees.
Topics will include:
Explaining the move to client
Combatting oppositional behaviors
Identifying substance abuse
Discovering weaponry or other unsafe conditions
Coping with hoarding
Participants will have an opportunity to share their experiences and ask questions regarding the challenges that they are facing. Supportive discussions from attendees will be encouraged.