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Columnist, Radio Host Kicks off ‘Live Long & Prosper’ Series

Health and Well-being advocate Lillian McDermott to speak at One Senior Place 


(VIERA, FL)  January 3, 2018 –  Too many Christmas cookies? Deflated energy? A New Year’s resolution gone awry?  Live Long & Prosper! is a new discussion series and a good reason to visit One Senior Place on Thursday, January 18 at 5:30 PM.  Newspaper columnist, radio show host and Certified Life Coach, Lillian McDermott will kick off the new series at the Viera marketplace for boomer and senior resources at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road with a high energy talk entitled, You Can Take a Pill or You Can Take Responsibility.  The signature talk by Ms. McDermott espouses the importance of personal responsibility in self-care and the opportunity to learn and grow.  Sponsored by Whittaker-Cooper Financial Group, the series of free monthly events will feature advice from professional women and men on charting a course for well-being during retirement.  Attendees will also receive a free soft-bound resource and planning guide by the MIT AgeLab.  Refreshments and a prize drawing will be provided by Whittaker-Cooper Financial Group, which maintains a satellite office at One Senior Place in Viera.  Attendees are encouraged to call (321) 751-6771 and RSVP for the event to reserve seating and free resource materials.  For more information about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, visit their website at or call (321) 751-6771.


Raymond James Investment Advisor Representative, Jim DeLaura, thinks You Can Take a Pill or You Can Take Responsibility describes the perfect mindset for the series of discussions on well-being in maturity.


“People today who are eying retirement want to do it the right way; with physical and financial health that will help them enjoy every second,” said Mr. DeLaura. “The new discussion series at One Senior Place is the perfect place to listen, learn and ask questions as they prepare to make the leap.  Lillian McDermott has a message and a name that is synonymous with health, well being and confident self-care.  Who better to address folks who are wanting to Live Long & Prosper?”


You Can Take a Pill or You Can Take Responsibility is just one of the dozens of events presented annually by One Senior Place in Viera.  One Senior Place is a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families.  To learn more about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, visit or call 321-751-6771.


PHOTO  (attached) The role of individual responsibility in growth, learning and well-being is the subject of discussion by radio host and columnist Lillian McDermott at One Senior Place in Viera on Thursday, January 18. To RSVP, call 321-751-6771. photo courtesy of lillian mcdermott


ABOUT LILLIAN McDERMOTT – Lillian McDermott has been in Sales & Marketing most of her career and is the owner of Lillian M. McDermott & Associates. A daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend, her purpose is to reach out to all who are open.  Ms. McDermott’s belief is that life is perfect and a huge classroom full of gifts & lessons if one chooses to look at life with gratitude!

Even though Lillian has a full-time career in legal and medical marketing, she is also a soloist at her church, a Certified Life Coach and the host of The Lillian McDermott Radio Show.  Her show can be heard weekdays at 8 am on “The Biz” AM 1600 , FM 100.3;  at noon on AM 1510, FM 94.7, FM 99.9, FM 100.7; and Saturdays,  at 11 am at “WBOB” AM 600, “The Answer” FM 101.1.  The show is heard from Southeast Georgia, Northeast Florida to West Palm Beach.  The Lillian McDermott Show has listeners all over the world through the internet, YouTube and on-demand through iTunes, Google Play Music and iHeartRadio.  Visitors can listen LIVE at


The purpose of the show is to empower those who have forgotten they matter and create 100% responsibility for everything we do.  Each week, the focus is to share friendly and respectful discussions that lead to growth. From the wise unknown person to internationally renowned celebrity experts, all come on the show to share “love and knowledge.”  The show has allowed Lillian to reach an ever-increasing circle of “Listening Friends,” with whom to share the message of hope. was created to offer a different perspective and be a friend to anyone who needs a good friend to turn to.   Lillian’s commitment is to promote healing; her mission is to make awareness, responsibility and truth a part of our everyday life.  Her hope is for listeners and readers of her column to feel empowered to live the life of their dreams.  Contact Lillian McDermott at or by clicking on  the “Contact” button at


ABOUT ONE SENIOR PLACE– Now in its 11th year, One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is a marketplace of resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their family caregivers in Central and East Central Florida.  Completely unique, One Senior Place at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road in Viera is a one-stop information hub and mini-mall “revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services.”  One Senior Place is home to a wide variety of senior-focused businesses, a resource library and is the site of educational seminars and presentations for seniors.  In 2008, One Senior Place was named Florida’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  In Brevard, they were honored as  Business of the Year by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce.  A second location, One Senior Place Orlando, opened in Altamonte Springs in December of 2011.  More information about One Senior Place and One Senior Place Orlando can be found on the company website at or by calling 321-751-6771.



The Whittaker Cooper Financial Group Inc. is a full service firm offering accounting and tax services, and where advisors provide financial planning services for clients in Brevard County and Central Florida.  Begun in 1985, Whittaker Cooper Financial Group is headquartered at 1692 West Hibiscus Boulevard in Melbourne. Principals include Branch Manager Kenneth Whittaker, CPA/PFS*, CFP®, CLU, ChFC and I. Wayne Cooper, CPA.  Whittaker Cooper Financial Group maintains a satellite office inside of One Senior Place in Viera, located at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road. For more information on Whittaker Cooper Financial Group, call 321-723-3352 or visit the website at


Whittaker Cooper Financial Group is not a registered broker/dealer and is independent of Raymond James Financial Services. Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc.  The accounting and tax advice and services of Kenneth Whittaker, I. Wayne Cooper and Whittaker Cooper Financial Group are independent of RJFS. Raymond James is not affiliated with Lillian McDermott, the Lillian McDermott Show, MIT AgeLab or One Senior Place. Links are being provided for information purposes only. Raymond James is not affiliated with and does not endorse, authorize or sponsor any of the listed websites or their respective sponsors. Raymond James is not responsible for the content of any website or the collection or use of information regarding any website’s users and/or members. Opinions expressed are not  necessarily those of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. and are subject to change without notice.


For more information, contact: Kathi Ridner, Director  or call 321-751-6771