Funeral Consumers Alliance of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties

(formerly Funeral and Memorial Planning Society)

2007 Annual Meeting

Health care will be the focus of the 55th annual meeting of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties when it meets Sunday, April 15, at 2 p.m. at Los Altos Public Library program room, 13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos. The meeting is free and open to the public. Featured speakers will be Dr. Halsted Holman, Professor Emeritus of Stanford School of Medicine, on “Achieving Better Health Care at Less Expense,” and Susan Ayers Walker, Managing Director of SmartSilvers Alliance, on “Technology That Enables Seniors to Live Well at Home.” Questions can be answered at 650/321-2109, the organization’s office in Palo Alto. Click here to view & download the meeting flyer.

Talk at Dr. martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Eight Reasons why Funeral Directors (Almost) Always Have the Upper Hand
by Marjorie Bridges, Funeral Education Foundation

Thursday, April 19, 2007, 7- 8:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando Street, 2nd floor, Room 255/257

Every family needs to be prepared for what could be its third largest expense
in life – a loved one’s funeral.  Discover your consumer rights, alternative ideas on funerals, ways to save on expenses, the pros and cons of pre-planning and pre-payment, ways to remain in control at the funeral home, and finally, becoming more confident about making decisions that are so final.
Questions and answers follow in this free program.
For information: (408) 808-2397 General Collections Department
Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. Library

Funeral Consumers Alliance
463 College Avenue (P.O. Box 60448)
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 321-2109 or (888) 775-5553 (Bay Area no toll)
Send email to FCA’s Office Manager.
office hours: Mon – Thursday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.