Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Books That Make You Podcast

Books That Make You is a channel about all things bookish. Home to the The Books That Make You show with host Desiree Duffy of Black Chateau Enterprises. Where she discuses books with authors and experts, unraveling the inner pages of all the books that help make us who we are. BTMY also live streams bookish events as well as posting author readings and bookish contest on

Jan 2, 2020

As we get older making decisions can become more and more difficult. Youmay have parents, grandparents, older relatives or even older friends who need help navigating the various challenges that come up as we age.  

How can you help them when they need you the most? 

Decisions about our homes, things like reverse mortgages, health care and assisted living options are some of the topicswe can help our older adult family and friends navigate.  

Toni Patillois the author of two books that serve as guides for older adults. Should I Short Sale My Home offers helpful strategies to avoid foreclosure. The Inherited Home Guide specifically details the process, choices and roadblocks that occur when someone inherits a home from a loved one who has passed. 

Patillo is philanthropically involved with organizations like the Older Adult Task Force (OATF), Optimistic People In a Caring Atmosphere (OPICA) Adult Day Care Services, Team of Older Persons Services (TOPS), MAPS Charities (Helping Seniors in Los Angeles County), Wise and Healthy Aging, (a leader, trusted expert, premier service provider and influential voice on aging), Alzheimer’s Los Angeles.In addition to her support of these organizations, Patillostays connected to resources which are pivotal in providing vetted referrals to her clients and those clients of her peers. 

Listen as she talks with host Desireé Duffy and discover how you can help your older relatives and friends.