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Next Steps For Seniors July 20, 2019
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Next Steps For Seniors July 6, 2019
Next Steps For Seniors June 29, 2019
Next Steps For Seniors June 22, 2019
Next Steps 4 Seniors June 15, 2019 - Dying and coming back to life

Next Steps 4 Seniors June 15, 2019 - Dying and coming back to life

June 17, 2019

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.  

Next Steps 4 Seniors June 8, 2019 - What is an Annuity?

Next Steps 4 Seniors June 8, 2019 - What is an Annuity?

June 10, 2019

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

Next Steps 4 Seniors June 2, 2019 - Older Adult Mental Health

Next Steps 4 Seniors June 2, 2019 - Older Adult Mental Health

June 4, 2019

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.

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 25, 2019 -Advocating for your loved one

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 25, 2019 -Advocating for your loved one

May 29, 2019

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.

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 18, 2019 - Proactive way to monitor Congestive Heart Failure

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 18, 2019 - Proactive way to monitor Congestive Heart Failure

May 22, 2019

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.

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 11, 2019 - Kelly’s Kids

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 11, 2019 - Kelly’s Kids

May 13, 2019

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...

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 4, 2019 - “Affordable Moving Services” and “Reunite The Fight”

Next Steps 4 Seniors May 4, 2019 - “Affordable Moving Services” and “Reunite The Fight”

May 8, 2019

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...

Next Steps 4 Seniors April 14, 2019 - Nu Life Medical

Next Steps 4 Seniors April 14, 2019 - Nu Life Medical

April 16, 2019

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”

Next Steps 4 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 4 Seniors March 30, 2019 - Important information on POAs

Next Steps 4 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 4 Seniors March 24, 2019 - Transitioning out of your home

Next Steps 4 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 4 Seniors March 10, 2019 - Food to fuel our bodies

Next Steps 4 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 4 Seniors March 2, 2019 - How to be prepared before an Emergency Room visit

Next Steps 4 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 4 Seniors February 23, 2019 - Money Matters

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 23, 2019 - Money Matters

March 1, 2019

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.

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 4 Seniors February 2, 2019 - Options for low-income seniors

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 2, 2019 - Options for low-income seniors

February 4, 2019

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.

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 26, 2019 - Information about Dementia

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 26, 2019 - Information about Dementia

January 29, 2019

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. 

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 19, 2019 - Managing our stress and overall well-being
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.