In this exciting episode we are joined by Next Steps 4 Seniors radio listener, Rick Carter. Rick is going to walk us through his amazing journey of having a heart attack, flat-lining and essentially dying and coming back to life. We will be talking about how to pay attention to our bodies and symptoms to pay attention to of having a heart attack.
Brian Kurtz from AIP financial was able to share with us what an annuity is? How it works? The different types, and if it is a good investment for you. If you’ve ever wondered what your money can do to work for you, this is the program to listen to. Brian Kurtz wants to help you with your financial situation, and to be financially prepared for the future
In this episode we are joined with Ken Deighton, Director of Behavioral Health at McLaren Oakland and McLaren Flint as well as Erin Grot, Community Relations Coordinator at McLaren Oakland. We will be discussing older adult health and how we can take control of our future wishes in the event that we personally have a cognitive health decline. The importance of Advance Directives and signs/symptoms to look for with our loved ones as they age.
This weeks topic is “advocating for your loved one”, Kim Russell Mayor Pro Tem Rochester shares with us how important it is to be a good advocate. And a true advocate empowers your loved one and walks alongside them giving them a voice. And what to do in a situation when your wishes do not match your loved ones. This program also talks about embracing the season in your life, and embracing exactly where we are in life.
Crystal Loveday and Liz Jackson from Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital shared with our listeners today an innovative device called cardiomens that can help patients with congestive heart failure. This device is a proactive way to Monitor a patient with congestive heart failure. We also discussed, Signs and symptoms to look for when you’re having heart failure. If you, or someone you know is always fatigued, had some weight gain recently, and any kind of swelling in their legs, don’t miss this program- to educate yourself on the benefits of the Heart failure clinic at Ascension Providence Rochester hospital.
Tune in to hear Zsa Zsa talk about her personal testimony and walk with her through the process of caring for her mother, while managing all the other siblings, and her own family. Listen to how she was motivated by her mother to start a nonprofit called “Kelly’s kids” to help others in Wayne County that are going through the same thing she did...
For this episode, we have two topics, "Affordable Moving Services" and "Reunite The Fight" Karen Mendoza is part of a family owned business that cares about helping you move from one place to another. They take care in transporting your precious goods, and want to help you pack, transport, and re-set up your new place. It can be overwhelming and many people may not even move because they do not want to have to think about packing all of their stuff. Affordable Moving Services can make your life easier, they can be reached at 248-802-8571. The last few segments we spoke with Scott Gatto the CEO and Founder of "Reunite the Fight" a non profit organization that connects veterans to one another through events and trips, focuses on keeping our veterans in a good state of mind. Donations go directly to veterans for travel expenses to bring people together, and create support systems for one another. ReUnite the Fight also assists veterans with disability claims, writing resumes, and provides a number of other resources to our veterans. Please visit reunitethefight.org for more information...
For patients suffering from knee pain, the first step to recovery is to receive a proper diagnosis so the cause of the symptoms can be determined. That’s where we come in. If you are serious about finding a lasting solution to your chronic knee pain, you owe it to yourself to call Nu Life Medical for a No-Cost Consultation to see if you are a candidate.
Next Steps 4 Seniors April 7, 2019 - Author Cassie McDonagh discusses her new book “The Old Wise Tales”
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.
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.
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!!!
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.
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.
Brian Kurtz has been a full-time financial advisor since October 1, 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Northwood University and is a licensed insurance producer and registered Investment Advisory Representative in the State of Michigan. Since 2001, Brian has hosted "Money Matters," a popular financial talk show that airs every Saturday 12-1pm WDTK, FM 101.5 & AM 1400. In addition to working with hundreds of area retirees on their investment and estate plans, Brian has trained advisors nationwide on U.S. Savings Bond management and fixed indexed annuity features. He is the author of "Getting The Most Out Of Your Savings Bonds," a comprehensive guide which was published in 1994 and is available at amazon.com.
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.
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.
Please join us as we discuss "Options for Lower Income Seniors". Wendy had the opportunity to sit down with Latina Wright from Pace Southeast Michigan. Pace stands for Program of Care for the Elderly. Latina shares the benefits of Pace as it relates to seniors for medical, physical, and social needs. They discuss what the day in the life program participant would look like and if your struggling with medical or pharmacy bills.
Wendy is joined by staff from Harbor Oaks Hospital. Harbor Oaks Hospital is equipped to provide treatment for addictions, behavioral disorders, and psychiatric disorders. They offer multiple levels of care for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults who are struggling with these concerns.
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.