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Next Steps For Seniors April 14, 2019
Next Steps For Seniors April 7, 2019 - Author Cassie McDonagh discusses her new book “The Old Wise Tales”

Next Steps For Seniors April 7, 2019 - Author Cassie McDonagh discusses her new book “The Old Wise Tales”

April 9, 2019

Tune in to hear Cassie McDonagh discuss her new book "The Old Wise Tales." Cassie is the Regional Life Enrichment Director for Independence Villages and Storypoint. She is reaching future generations by sharing the wisdom and knowledge of our older adults.

Next Steps For Seniors March 30, 2019 - Important information on POAs

Next Steps For Seniors March 30, 2019 - Important information on POAs

April 3, 2019

Mike Rutkowski from the Rutkowski Law Firm shared some important information regarding Power of Attorney documents, and the 5 year look back period for Medicaid. Tune in to hear more about the qualifications for Medicaid and what you should know about the process.

Next Steps For Seniors March 24, 2019 - Transitioning out of your home

Next Steps For Seniors March 24, 2019 - Transitioning out of your home

March 26, 2019

This week Wendy was joined by Peggy Ruby from Proof Estate Services and Sara Ston from Stoneway Group. They discussed the process of downsizing, when is the best time to do it, and how to make it easiest on yourself. Many people may not sell their house because they feel like they need to “get it ready” tune in to hear some ideas on preparing for the sake of your house, downsizing, and getting rid of all the stuff!!!

Next Steps For Seniors March 10, 2019 - Food to fuel our bodies

Next Steps For Seniors March 10, 2019 - Food to fuel our bodies

March 11, 2019

Doug Ferner from Live Clean Nutrition in Rochester Hills Michigan talks to us about the digestive system, how it affects our immune system and hormonal balance,and also our metabolism and the inflammation in the body. Todays Program is an in depth discussion on how food fuels the body and the symptoms to be aware of before they lead to chronic diseases.

Next Steps For Seniors March 2, 2019 - How to be prepared before an Emergency Room visit

Next Steps For Seniors March 2, 2019 - How to be prepared before an Emergency Room visit

March 8, 2019

This week Wendy was joined by Angela DelPup and Nancy Butty from Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital as her guests. They will discuss the various proactive components that families should be aware of and talking about before an EMS visit. They’ll share with the listeners what information is necessary to have ready when EMS arrive to your home, and things to be thinking about in advance. They also discuss the importance of “file of life" what it is, and how to get one.

Be sure to tune in to hear the resources available to you to help make the process easier on yourself and the Emergency Department.

Next Steps For Seniors February 23, 2019
Next Steps For Seniors February 16, 2019 - The Best Friends Approach for Memory Care

Next Steps For Seniors February 16, 2019 - The Best Friends Approach for Memory Care

February 21, 2019

David Troxel shared a best friends perspective for caregivers to utilize when caring for older adults. His book outlines the desire to engage in meaningful activities with dignity. Marianne McCaley from Stonecrest of Rochester Hills joined David on air to share how the "Best Friends" approach is working in her community.

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 9, 2019 - What is Rehabilitation?

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 9, 2019 - What is Rehabilitation?

February 15, 2019

Please join Wendy Jones when she sits down to talk with Vickie Fair Clinical Liaison for Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital Inpatient Rehab Program. She will discuss with us the different types of rehabilitation, the difference between inpatient and outpatient, the cost involved to you, and how you will qualify for it.

Next Steps For Seniors February 31, 2019
Next Steps For Seniors January 26, 2019
Next Steps For Seniors January 19, 2019
Next Steps 4 Seniors January 12, 2019 - What to Look for in Your Aging Parents

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 12, 2019 - What to Look for in Your Aging Parents

January 15, 2019

Wendy had two guests from Pomroy living on the program, talking about the signs and symptoms to look for in your aging parent or loved ones. Supportive services that are available to your family to help your parents stay independent and safe. They also covered Medicare and Medicaid benefits, along with the advantages of a CCRC.

Next Steps For Seniors January 5, 2019 - Living a Healthy Lifestyle
Next Steps For Seniors December 29, 2018 - Seasons Hospice
Next Steps For Seniors December 22, 2018 - The Journey of Life

Next Steps For Seniors December 22, 2018 - The Journey of Life

December 27, 2018

Please join us when we talk with Dr. Nehra. He will walk us through the journey of life... The steps we take as we age & will bring awareness to topics we should discuss in advance that will better prepare us for the future.

Next Steps For Seniors December 15, 2018 - Financial Planning for the Future

Next Steps For Seniors December 15, 2018 - Financial Planning for the Future

December 17, 2018

Financial Manager Brian Kurtz from AIP Financial Services, discusses the number one concern that retirees have about their money and the four safe places to place their money. Wendy and Brian also discuss what's covered by insurance and what's not and how to plan for the long term

Next Steps For Seniors December 8, 2018 - What is KETO???

Next Steps For Seniors December 8, 2018 - What is KETO???

December 11, 2018

What is KETO??? Do you want more energy, improve your mental clarity, lose weight, and add life to your years? Then join us this Saturday as we chat with Dr. Keith Brennan and Lisa Jendza.

Next Steps For Seniors December 1, 2018 - Medicare & What to know

Next Steps For Seniors December 1, 2018 - Medicare & What to know

December 4, 2018

Barbara Todd-Leffel from All Benefit Agency will be telling us about Michigan Medigap Subsidy and how it may help you offset the premiums if you may qualify. We will also be joined by Nichole Shotwell from The Brain Injury Association discussing resources and information for individuals impacted by brain injuries.

Next Steps For Seniors November 25, 2018 -  The Benefits of Pre-Planning a Funeral

Next Steps For Seniors November 25, 2018 - The Benefits of Pre-Planning a Funeral

November 27, 2018

Please join us as we discuss Affordable Funerals with Mary Costanza. Mary will discuss the benefits of pre-planning, the cost involved, and the different options that are out there.

Next Steps for Seniors November 17, 2018 - Symptoms to be Aware of to Avoid a Health Crisis

Next Steps for Seniors November 17, 2018 - Symptoms to be Aware of to Avoid a Health Crisis

November 18, 2018

Please join us as we chat with Lisa Gendza. Lisa is a Health Coach & Wellness Coordinator. She will share with us the most important symptoms to be aware of to avoid a health crisis. We will also discuss the correlation between diet and dementia, and the 3pm slump that we all experience, but is not normal.

Next Steps For Seniors November 10, 2018 - Skilled Nursing Communities and the Benefits

Next Steps For Seniors November 10, 2018 - Skilled Nursing Communities and the Benefits

November 13, 2018

Please join us as we chat with David Duffy Administrator from Clinton-Aire Healthcare Center. David will discuss skilled nursing communities, and the different ways they are covered under your health care benefits.

Next Steps For Seniors November 3, 2018 - The Basics from the Alzheimer’s Assocation

Next Steps For Seniors November 3, 2018 - The Basics from the Alzheimer’s Assocation

November 5, 2018

Ms. Lauren Cetnar, Education Program Coordinator, from the Alzheimer's Association, defines the differences between dementia and normal aging. She also discusses programs offered to support caregivers.

Your Questions. Real life. Real Answers.

Next Steps For Seniors October 27, 2018- The Benefits of Hospice

Next Steps For Seniors October 27, 2018- The Benefits of Hospice

October 30, 2018

Please join us today as we talk with Maddy Boyd, Director of Business Development for The Care Team. Maddy will be discussing hospice services, what will qualify you, the benefits you would receive, how to address hospice sooner, and would it be covered under you insurance. If you have any questions regarding hospice please make sure to tune in today!

Next Steps For Seniors October 20, 2018 - Benefits of a Long term Care Policy

Next Steps For Seniors October 20, 2018 - Benefits of a Long term Care Policy

October 21, 2018

Please join us today as we talk with Barbara Fanone from Priority Wealth Management. Barbara shares with our listeners the benefits of a shared long-term policy and how it can save you money. We also discuss how new life insurance could potentially be used for long-term care.