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Women Educating Women Miniseries

Smart Women’s Coaching’s Own Contributing Experts Danielle Mayoras and Jill Jordan are proud panelists for the miniseries:

What Every Women Needs to Know to Care for Loved Ones

Now and in the Future

Rochester, Michigan – September 15, 2009

A series of three free workshops focused on the financial, estate and care planning issues women face every day.

This community program will take place at the Rochester Community Center, 816 Ludlow St, Rochester, MI

Workshop dates are September 15th, 22nd and 29th, 2009

All three workshops will run from 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

This educational series is presented by the Women Educating Women Consortium.

Attendees, should RSVP to 1-877-PLAN-758.

The Women Educating Women Consortium is a collaborative effort of female professionals, for the purpose of educating women in areas in which they are the decision maker.  These are the life circumstances and issues affecting them daily.  The material to be covered in this community event will address and answer questions women have which impact their families.  Some of the areas to be discussed are; indicators which should lead to taking an active role in a loved one’s life, senior care options, what to look for in a senior community,  Medicare and Medicaid and their relationship to funding care,  what are the Veteran’s benefits, information about long term care insurance and retirement and estate planning.


Danielle Mayoras – Attorney and Counselor,  The Center for Elder Law

Jill Jordan – Founder and Principal of Get Ahead by Getting Known

Mary Jo Fresard – Director of Community Relations at Sunrise Senior Living Rochester

Joann Lagman – Owner of  Home Helpers & Direct Link’s  Washington/Romeo office

Nancy Salvia – Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Candius Stearns – Owner of DFBenefits

Call 1-877-PLAN-758 to RSVP, Space is limited – reserve your seat today!

Announcing the Designated Daughter Radio Show

Join Katana Abbott, Midlife Millionaire and Danielle Mayoras, Elder Law Expert as they co-host their new and highly requested radio show “Designated Daughter” on Smart Women Talk Radio.

The first show airs Tuesday, August 25th, 8:00 am (PST)/11:00am (EST).

You must tune in to this show if you are a caregiver, a future caregiver, baby boomer, or a professional who services caregivers.  As two highly acclaimed experts in their fields, Katana and Danielle will discuss topics that are surrounding today’s aging population.  Expert guests will join them addressing how to overcome the most common hurdles caregivers, and professionals servicing the aging and caregiving population face.

katana_abbott2Katana Abbott, CFP, CSA

Smart Women Talk Radio teaches you to live with Purpose, Passion and Prosperity.

Katana Abbott knows firsthand the powers of an organized financial strategy. She left her $100 million investment management and financial planning practice to become founder and vision coach of Smart Women’s Coaching, a global online coaching, consulting, leadership and membership resource. Rising from a life of poverty and adversity to one of abundance, Katana spent 20 years with Ameriprise Financial as a Certified Financial Planner. At the age of 48, Katana retired financially independent. She and her partner of 15 years managed over $100 million which placed them in the top 1 percent of money managers nationally. She began pursuing her dream and created Smart Women’s Coaching in 2006, which has prospered into, the free online networking community that is helping women in mid-life transition all around the world find their niche.

For more information, please visit or email Katana directly at

DBM Headshot 2008 - revised Danielle Mayoras, Attorney and Counselor, CPG (Credentialed Professional Gerontologist), Director of Education, for The Center for Elder Law, The Center for Probate Litigation and The Center for Special Needs Planning

Danielle Mayoras has dedicated her legal career to educating professionals and businesses as well as the general public on the topics of elder law, special needs planning, and general estate planning through presentations, print, and broadcast media across the United States.  She is a founding partner of The Center for Elder Law, The Center for Probate Litigation, and The Center for Special Needs Planning.

Additionally, Danielle is the co-author of the upcoming book Trial & Heirs: Famous Fortune Fights which you can learn more about at Trial & Heirs uses real celebrity stories to help you avoid any errors when planning to leave your legacy to YOUR heirs.



Some of Danielle’s recent publications include: Exceptional Parent Magazine, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and the Detroit Free Press.  She is also an active member of National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, The Michigan Dementia Coalition, National Speakers Association, Institute of Gerontology’s Elder Law and Finance Committee, and National Association for Professional Gerontologists.

For more information, email Danielle at, or call 1-877-PLAN-758.