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Yvonne Amrine’s emotional campaign for estate planning

The two-day workshop on estate planning and long-term care didn’t cost a dime to attend. And the coffee and pastries before the first session were free, too. No wonder an upbeat mood pervaded the auditorium — or it did until 59-year-old Yvonne Amrine took the stage.

Amrine, an attorney who organized the event, began the morning by sharing a photo of her late mother. “She’s the reason I do what I do,” she said, then paused to wipe away the tears rolling down her cheeks. “Whew! This will pass.”  Excerpt from the article in the San Diego Union Tribune. Read Full Article…

Senior Stay or Go TV Feature

Join Ron Greenwald & Patti Gerke of Senior Stay or Go TV as they discuss San Diego Planning Partnership’s free Estate Planning and Long Term Care Workshops. Watch the Interview Here…

Free Estate Planning & Long Term Care Workshops

Free Estate Planning & Long Term Care Workshops

Posted by Senior Stay or Go TV on Wednesday, July 11, 2018

U~T San Diego Community Spotlight – San Diego Planning Partnership and St. Paul’s Senior Services

San Diego Planning Partnership and St. Paul’s Senior Services Yvonne Amrine, Founder of the San Diego Planning Partnership, is joined by Liam Dunfey, Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for St. Paul’s Senior Services to chat about the free estate planning workshops offered by the Partnership. Workshop participant Robin Leon, describes her workshop experiences. Listen to Full Interview Here…

SDPP is a proud supporter of the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego (“PASD”).

PASD offers critical resources to an estimated 60,000 individuals who have or are affected by Parkinson’s disease in San Diego County. Services provided by PASD include information and resource identification, awareness and communication, support, education and training and other Parkinson’s disease service-based programs.

We proudly attended the 2018 “Knock-Out” Parkinson’s Gala, featuring keynote speaker, Ms. Rasheda Ali. Ms. Ali is an internationally known Author, Speaker, and PD Advocate who wrote, I’ll Hold Your Hand So You Won’t Fall: A Child’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease, inspired by her children and her father, Muhammad Ali, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease. Check out Rasheda Ali’s Message…

New nonprofit provides legal advice for seniors and family caregivers

Longevity has attendant difficulties, but so does life. That is the cautionary tale Yvonne Amrine has to tell from her personal family experiences.

And that is also a major reason why the longtime Downtown resident launched the nonprofit San Diego Planning Partnership (SDPP) to provide advice and legal counsel to seniors and family caregivers. Read full article…

6 Estate-Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Let’s talk about death. Specifically – have you planned what will happen after yours?

While this may seem like a grim topic, it’s an important one. Without a proper will in place, your family may spend years mired in court proceedings and legal fees to settle your estate.

Local attorney Yvonne Amrine knows these issues can be difficult to talk about. Amrine was devastated when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and overwhelmed as her family faced the mounting costs of 10 years of professional care. In another tragic twist, Yvonne’s two older brothers died just before their mother passed away in 2016. Read the Full Article Here…

U~T San Diego Community Spotlight – San Diego Planning Partnership and Alzheimer’s San Diego

Alzheimer’s San Diego and San Diego Planning Partnership
Amy Abrams, Education Director of Alzheimer’s San Diego, is joined by Yvonne Amrine, Founder of the San Diego Planning Partnership (SDPP), to discuss the collaboration between each of their organizations, along with SDPP’s free educational workshops on estate planning and long-term care. Listen to Full Interview Here…

Making It in San Diego: Taking care of aging parents

San Diego’s elderly population, those 85 and older, is expected to soar by more than 400 percent by 2060, according to new data from the State of California. The data means many more Californians will be faced with helping their parents at the same time they’re trying to stash money away for retirement. 10News spoke with Founder Yvonne Amrine to take a look at ways to manage. As the population ages, more and more San Diegans will fall into the sandwich generation.Watch the Full Video Here…